Furyk was scheduled to announce the pick Monday morning but when thunderstorms rained out the final round on Sunday Furyk’s announcement was postponed. At 4:45 p.m. it arrived on Twitter.
Its proliferation has also helped turn Broadie from Ivy League professor into golf-world pooh-bah his expertise enlisted by Golf Channel; by FoxSports in its U.S. Open coverage; by TaylorMade in its assessment of emerging talent; and by top instructors and a swelling number of Tour stars themselves.
Is this a sensible rule? We posed the question to our panel of experts in this week’s Tour Confidential. Here’s how they responded: