Since his last win Bradley has gotten married. He’s had a child. He’s gone from rookie upstart to Tour veteran. But he’s never stopped caring; that much was clear as he thrust his arms into the sky upon his final putt dropping on Monday.
Standing too far from the ball and employing an excessively strong left-hand grip Broadie became a master of the screaming hook. Compounding his problems was that he a natural lefty had learned to play with righty clubs and never switched.
Nor could Pieters resist a jab at the Minnesota faithful and their tolerance for alcohol. “Maybe that’s because they sell beer at 7am and Americans can’t drink” he said. “But to be honest you don’t really hear the words most of the time. It’s just a big wall of noise.”