But oh well... GO TIGS!!!
2013 Barclay's Championship Discussion Thread
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Remember the last the Barclays was held here, in 2009; the quality of the golf was pretty poor, and Heath Slocum (the 124th player in a field of 125) somehow finished ahead of Woods, Els, Harrington, and Stricker.
When the Golf Channel is telling you that the players are preparing for "long, narrow fairways" you know the course doesn't have many interesting attributes.
I would've never guessed that the guys on tour would be playing fairways that are both long AND narrow. I mean, this must be a brand new concept or something to be so noteworthy as to prepare specifically for it. You're trying to tell me that now they need to hit with distance AND accuracy off the tee? What is this blasphemy?
But on the plus side, we might see some low scores with a course like this. Doesn't appear to be too much there to worry about unless they really grew out the native grass or cut the fairway all the way down the slopes to all the water hazards. That would be interesting to see, but not much fun to play admittedly since a missed green on the wrong side of a hole with water would automatically mean you would have to take a drop. Perhaps just cutting it so that the last foot or two is rough would be better, so that it doesn't go in but you don't get a choice lie or stance.