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My only gripe with Johnny is his insistence upon reviewing a player's swing after they've hit it OB or something and during the slow mo, describe precisely why the shot went where it went.
I'd love to see him watch slow mo swings and without seeing the result, tell us where the ball goes.
While true, his point was also true: star players likely get different treatment.
ROs are taught to be impartial, and so his behavior is likely to make him unliked by officials, if it's a pattern and oft-repeated, but it shouldn't really have much actual effect.
I'm not particularly upset about Reed, although I do think that bringing any other player into the discussion was probably a poor choice. It strikes me as a "Mom always liked you best" kind of comment. From the camera angle I've seen, I have no idea whether his request for relief was reasonable or not. I've seen players request, and be allowed, relief in situations where it would never occur to me to even ask. And I don't remember many instances where the answer was "no", so I can understand why Reed was surprised and irritated at being denied relief.
But a lesson that he might want to learn is that reputation or past behavior can influence the present. If you treat an official, every official, respectfully, you're slightly more likely to get the benefit of the doubt in a borderline situation. I know officials are supposed to be impartial, and I'm certain that they all try to be, but they're human too.
I played those woods years back. All of them, Driver, 4- and 7-wood, shafts broke about 1" from the point at which the shaft inserted into each club head. Since I purchased them from a local golf retailer, each club was sent back to Callaway and reshafted free of charge, no questions asked.
If you've never played the Big Bertha club line, I hope the shafts perform better for you than they did for me! Good luck and enjoy your ebay find.