Middle Of The Fairway Yardage Markers

I came across the discussion the other day on whether yardage markers in the middle of the fair way are needed. With the advent of electronic measuring devices, the historic method of measuring distances by a red, white or blue stack seems passé. Well, I am not convinced this is the case, however other methods of none electric methods of indicating distances can be used.

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Measuring Distances By Walking

This is not a new topic, but I do have a bit of different twist to the answer. Playing old school, before all the electronic devices showed up, means walking of all distances from a yardage marker. The longest distance I ever measured was 75 yards and that is because I could only find the blue 200 yard marker. The white and red markers were missing. So, not to be denied I paced off 75 steps, leaving 125 yards to the middle of the green. Makes sense….right?

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