New spin on golf: Timber Truss offers joy rides

Cart seems old-school next to Finn Cycle

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 27, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Stephen Margeson tries one of Timber Truss Golf Course's new two-wheelers as he makes his way down the fairway on hole 15 of the course. With its fat tires that don't damage tees and green fringes, the cycles let the golfer go faster and more directly to the ball, which increases the speed of play.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Special to the Daily Memphian)

Stephen Margeson tries one of Timber Truss Golf Course's new two-wheelers as he makes his way down the fairway on hole 15 of the course. With its fat tires that don't damage tees and green fringes, the cycles let the golfer go faster and more directly to the ball, which increases the speed of play. (Houston Cofield/Special to the Daily Memphian)

PGA professional Jon Goin saw a way for a semi-private golf course to succeed in the Memphis area, bought a course, renamed it Timber Truss, and is speeding along with his outside-the-box changes. 

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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