Now that the 2013 has started, it's time to look a little bit back, and a little bit forward.
And sure, there are some reasons to be a bit turned off by golf. It's as expensive as ever, it can be painfully slow, and gone are the days when use your gut as a third hand while putting (if you're into that sort of thing), but there are even more reasons to be optimistic. We've got two players who tower over the rest of the field (plus a select group of more-than-competant runners-up), the majors are all entertaining, and the Playoffs won't take a plead from the President to work (unlike the BCS).
It's fun to follow sports on a week-by-week basis, but it's also valuable to take a step back once in a while. Let's dive in.