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Observations from Northern Trust Tuesday

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nevets88

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Disparaging remarks from some players on Sean Foley

Talk about hotels and points and yawn, boring.

No charging stations.

Momofuku here too, same as US Open (tennis).

Generally, students of the game hover around the short game area. One spectator struck up a conversation w/a player about pitching.

Haven't been to a tournament in awhile, radar everywhere.

You can park behind Starbucks, walk across the coliseum to the buses (10 minutes, just like the US Open - tennis), avoid parking fee. 1/2 hour shuttle w/o traffic too long.

Now more of a student of the swing, notice more of what's going on in short game swings. Seems most of players are "using the bounce" now. Not as much ball way back chop down.

Was hoping to see McIlroy, Day, nope, but got to see almost everyone else.

Was on the fence, didn't think it was worth going, glad I went.

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