Reporter Golfs Length of Detroit: One Hole in Eighteen Miles

In 2,525 strokes, he comes across a mom trying to find her suicidal daughter, a disgruntled cop, a generous deacon, and lots of vacant land.


The Motor City has become a working laboratory for social innovation for some—a knotty problem to be solved. For others it's a canvas. For others it's the future of urban ag. Oh, and don't forget the proposal to transform an entire neighborhood into a zombie themed overnight amusement park. For Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Charlie LeDuff, though, it's just his hometown. LeDuff really loves Detroit.

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