Parenting requires

And for many that has meant less
and less time available to play golf,
until eventually the golf clubs
get put away.

And then the children get to be 5, and 6 and 7 and older.
They can find their own pastimes, or they can discover golf is the greatest family pastime there is. 

If you have a friend, who’s grown a family and stopped playing golf, tell them to come back.
Their family will be better off. They’ll be better off. You’ll have done someone a good turn.