When the Wisconsin State Golf Association (WSGA) announced its new marketing plan for 2021, golfers across the state of Wisconsin let out a collective gasp - one lucky guy or girl would get paid to play golf - a lot of golf. Golf enthusiasts' interests were piqued, and news of the internship became the top story on Golfweek.com as it was eventually shared over 5,000 times during the week of The Players Championship.
With rounds coming up tomorrow and Saturday morning with America's #1 Intern, Patrick Koenig, it got me thinking about what it would be like to play 75 different golf courses in 52 days. Then I started thinking about it on more of a macro level... The State of Golf in Wisconsin: How it got to where it is today, the current environment and what's to come.