What do real golfers think about nine-hole golf?

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Nine-hole golf is being proposed as a perfect solution to the problem of slow play and golf taking too long. In the latest move, the R&A have announced a nine-hole championship that will take place in the week leading up to The Open

But is simply cutting something in half ever a suitable solution? Does half a round equal half the enjoyment? Or are nine-hole rounds the future in a world where most people simply can't spare four to five hours to play 18 holes? 

We asked our Facebook and Twitter community for their opinions on the nine-hole format.

How do you feel about nine-hole rounds?

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