It's an interesting phenomenon: Those favoring rolling back the golf ball laud professionals who speak up about the adverse effects of driving distance in the game (Tiger Woods, etc). However, when pros express incredulity or suggest no rollback is necessary, we tell them they aren't deep thinkers, are out of touch, and ought to stick to hitting the ball, rather than talking about it. What gives?
Your Editor, Ben Alberstadt
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