Rather than seek counsel he gleaned his understandings of the swing by poring over golf-instruction books and magazines and by watching middling players at a club where he sometimes caddied. The result was an unsightly set of fundamentals.
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.
You already know the rest. Bradley did play Monday along with the rest of the field. He shot 64. And he took down new world No. 1 Justin Rose in a playoff. Forget No. 30; Keegan Bradley is up to No. 6 in the FedEx Cup Playoffs in a legitimate position to win the $10 million season-ending prize. “Geez” he said in his press conference opening. “Things really have changed here over the last day.”