When is alignment important to what happens to the shot? Its all beforehand. Anything you learn from an alignment stick post shot can only be used on shots afterwards. The value is in lining up the shot, the same as the mark on the ball. An alignment stick moves at the important part, setup.
They get to fall back on the Physical Education degree they've almost completed. 😁
The 3% are getting a really good deal... maybe to the tune of nearly half a million bucks (tuition, fees, room & board, meals, books, training, coaching). So maybe the 3% don't deserve compensation??? Buy all the other guys a car.