OPENING SHOT

Greg Norman repeated his calls for bifurcation and rolling back the golf ball at the PGA Merchandise Show, apparently. The buried lede, however, is that the Shark thinks Augusta National dropped the ball as it were, telling Golfweek''s Forecaddie, "Augusta National was the only institution that could have stopped this change, by saying, ‘If you want to come play Augusta National, we’re not going to change our golf course. Go to your golf ball manufacturer and say that this is the specification golf ball you will use to play in our Masters.'"

Ben Alberstadt, Your Editor
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