Hurricane Rita Cuts Golf Ball Supplies

You knew that Rita has caused gas shortages that have driven up the price.

But golf balls?

Apparently Acushnet was forced to lay off 200 people following shortages of surlyn—the material used in many golf ball covers—caused by Hurricane Rita’s pounding of a DuPont plant in Orange, Texas.

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