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.
For failing to satisfy the Strength of Field Regulation Spieth is set to receive either a fine of more than $20000 or a three-tournament suspension; the Tour will determine which penalty will be assessed.
As for Hazeltine itself? “The set-up of the course was ridiculous. You could hit it anywhere.” Pieters included U.S. stalwart Phil Mickelson in his critiques too. “He was sometimes hitting it like six fairways left or right but was still able to get it on the green and then make a 40-footer. I didn’t think it was a great Ryder Cup set-up to be honest.”