Peter Dreyer reports on the South African croquet scene in a new feature on CWO. Excerpt:
And then the golf cart came along and as the use of this innovation became more popular and widespread, golfers were able to actively participate for a number of years beyond what would have been their original retirement date. Memberships in the bowling club steadily declined and as the more easily assimilated version of Golf Croquet seemed to offer a better option to the aging golfers, membership of the croquet club steadily increased. The Bowling Club eventually shut down completely, and today Golf Croquet only is played on all three of greens formerly used for bowling.
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