For an inside-the-ropes report on golf-industry trends, we turned to Todd Bascom – sports aficionado and golfer to ask about everything from the impact of fantasy games to who will don the green jacket this year.

Do you have any tips for hitting the links without breaking the bank?
Should communities invest in building or rehabbing golf courses? Why or why not?
What are the biggest issues facing the sports today?
Fantasy golf seems to be gaining traction – what impact do you think it will have on the sport?
Which is your pick for 2018 Masters?