Twenty-five tournaments a year plus a true offseason sounds like a way to prune back the Tour and leave something stronger and healthier. Sign me up! This is a great rule and ultimately an inconsequential penalty. Are they going to suspend Spieth for three Fall Series events? I think he’ll be okay.
“In the early days I thought of our work with Mark as giving us an edge over the competition” says Pat Goss the men’s golf coach at Northwestern who in 2011 in his side gig as Luke Donald’s swing coach became one of the first insiders to recognize the import of Broadie’s work. “Nowadays I think of it as something we need just to keep up.”
“Mark had a kind of funny swing that has only gotten funnier over the years” says Mike Diffley Pelham’s frank-talking head pro then and now. “But he was clutch that week and he made a lot of putts.”