This week the panel debates the Shark’s moves and motivation; will players jump ship and follow the money; and what to make of new rules of amateur status.
“This is only the beginning,” commented Norman. “LIV Golf Investments has secured a major capital commitment that will be used to create additive new opportunities across worldwide professional golf.”
Adding more distractions to the game won’t do much to improve pace of play.
Professional golf has periodically been dominated by trios of players that win most of the titles and capture media and fan attention. But there’s often a fourth player lurking just a step or two back.
There have been so many miracle shots over the years that in retrospect some of them don’t quite seem so miraculous anymore. Until, of course, one of them is yours.
This week the panel debates whether TPC Sawgrass is set up too hard for the Players Championship; was Brandel Chamblee correct to criticize Ian Poulter; and are some golf analysts boring as Greg Norman suggests.
This week the panel looks at the Acushnet IPO; weighs in with their all-time grudge match; and in honour of Halloween describes the scariest hole they’ve ever played.
This week the panel analyzes Tiger Woods’ launch of his new TGR brand; discusses Tiger’s comment that he only has one regret in his lifetime; and looks at the 2016 inductees to the World Golf Hall of Fame.
With the world’s best players arriving in top form, surely this would be a match for the ages. It didn’t turn out that way, which is unusual, because Augusta National usually scripts things to perfection.