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6 hours ago, fixyurdivot said:

The sandcastle making aside, in the interviews I've seen with Reed, he dosen't seem unlikeable to me.  Does he have some dirty laundry in the bag, yup... as we all do.  He hasn't even made this "most arrogant golfers" list... come on Patrick, step it up man 🙂.

https://bleacherreport.com/articles/1700924-ranking-the-10-most-arrogant-golfers-of-all-time

No live coverage for me until the replay later this afternoon.  So, I'm watching the much needed rain outside and Jim Furyk be a bully at The Pure Championship.

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11 hours ago, sixcat said:


I honestly think most people dislike Patrick Reed because that’s what all the cool kids are doing!


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I don’t like him purely because he cheats.

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Let's go Wolff! Seems like a pretty chill kid. Quirky swing, doing his thing, pulling for him to stay in front.

I'll be honest Bryson is the only guy in the top 10 I don't like. Don't be a jerk to regular people.

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Like Harding Park, this week shows once again that tighter fairways and a deep second cut of rough everywhere (fairways and around greens) brings all the pros down a notch no matter how far they hit the ball - as MGS has suggested instead of dialing the ball back. Being a bomber doesn’t help much out of 4-6” rough. Wish the R&A and USGA would at least try it at more/all tournament courses...


While I agree with you the current standings are not helping our cause. Those are two of the longest if not the 2 longest players in the field leading the way.

Perhaps it’s so tight that accuracy is being negated and so it’s far easier to hit greens or get back in position with wedge out of the rough than 8 iron.


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While I agree with you the current standings are not helping our cause. Those are two of the longest if not the 2 longest players in the field leading the way.

Perhaps it’s so tight that accuracy is being negated and so it’s far easier to hit greens or get back in position with wedge out of the rough than 8 iron.

 

I am using the scores to make my case. When few are under par, it’s a good test. When the winner is 30 under, it’s almost a joke IMO.

And no matter what they do with equipment or balls, some players will be significantly longer than others. Scoring is the better metric to me. YMMV

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I tee off at 2 today, so I may not catch much of the final round, but I’ll be sporting my Winged Foot FJ polo while I play. A friend got it for me when he played there. I’d love to see this place in-person one day!

 

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3 hours ago, Tsmithjr9 said:

Let's go Wolff! Seems like a pretty chill kid. Quirky swing, doing his thing, pulling for him to stay in front.

I'll be honest Bryson is the only guy in the top 10 I don't like. Don't be a jerk to regular people.

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His swing is fun to watch though with how goofy it is

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I tee off at 2 today, so I may not catch much of the final round, but I’ll be sporting my Winged Foot FJ polo while I play. A friend got it for me when he played there. I’d love to see this place in-person one day!
 
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While I agree with you the current standings are not helping our cause. Those are two of the longest if not the 2 longest players in the field leading the way.

Perhaps it’s so tight that accuracy is being negated and so it’s far easier to hit greens or get back in position with wedge out of the rough than 8 iron.


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Accuracy is down big time this week. The field is averaging only 39% of fairways hit.

Wolff is only hitting 29% of fairways for the week. He's been on a downward trend all week too, 43%, 29%, and 14% through 3 rounds.

Bryson's at 40% for the week after hitting 50% of fairways the first two rounds and 21% in the third round. He said one of his anatomical swing governors was out of whack yesterday, his left arm in this case, so he spent a long time on the range trying to figure it out afterwards. Last guy on the property last night. Left well after 8pm. We'll see if it paid off for him.

Wolff's been killing the ball off the tee this week and even with his 29% accuracy, he's gained 2.22 strokes on the field off the tee through 3 rounds. From Tee to Green he's gained 12.79 strokes on the field. Bryson's gained 4.1 strokes on the field off the tee and 12.87 strokes Tee to Green. The top two guys on the leaderboard have gained nearly 13 strokes on the field from Tee to Green and they're, as you say, two of the longest hitters in the field.

So yeah, I don't think your theory is wrong necessarily. Jason Sobel postulated a similar idea on Twitter last night.

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Anybody venturing onto Twitter is a brave soul. Between “Woke Golf Twitter”, Matt Ginella, Peter Kessler and the talking heads, it was more than I could stand.

After this weekend, I’m strongly considering the “flip phone” challenge!


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4 hours ago, revkev said:

Perhaps it’s so tight that accuracy is being negated

I can't remember where I saw it, but the shorter guys are missing fairways almost as often as the bombers. Would you rather hit from that rough with a wedge or an 8 iron?

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2 hours ago, Middler said:

I am using the scores to make my case. When few are under par, it’s a good test. When the winner is 30 under, it’s almost a joke IMO.

And no matter what they do with equipment or balls, some players will be significantly longer than others. Scoring is the better metric to me. YMMV

So if par was 72 and everyone is 6 shots better after 3 rounds, is it still a good test? Par is a measuring stick, in no way does it mean a tournament is good or bad. 

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59 minutes ago, sixcat said:

Anybody venturing onto Twitter is a brave soul. Between “Woke Golf Twitter”, Matt Ginella, Peter Kessler and the talking heads, it was more than I could stand.

After this weekend, I’m strongly considering the “flip phone” challenge!


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Hahaha I've done it and had no problem with it if I could just play pandora off of it I would make the permanent switch. Twitter is the devil if you ask me.

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Hahaha I've done it and had no problem with it if I could just play pandora off of it I would make the permanent switch. Twitter is the devil if you ask me.

Spotify is literally the only reason I haven’t done it yet.


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3 hours ago, MaxEntropy said:

I can't remember where I saw it, but the shorter guys are missing fairways almost as often as the bombers. Would you rather hit from that rough with a wedge or an 8 iron?

Yea, if you cannot offset the long not very accurate hitters with high FIR's, I guess my choice would be a bomber.  On a good many courses, you can essentially fly past the tree groves, sand traps, water, etc. that the course designers, way back then, had in store for us. 

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Wolff has outdrove Bryson on every hole today. But Bryson has been better on the greens, where it still matters a lot!


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