Team Golf Is Coming To The PGA Tour!

Alex Myers discusses the fun possibilities that come with the Zurich Classic’s innovative format change.

Released on 11/17/2016

Transcript

00:00
So I'm going to say something I never thought I would.
00:02
I can't wait for the Zurich Classic.
00:05
If you didn't hear, this PGA tour event in April
00:08
is switching to a two-man team format
00:10
and it already has big name pairings
00:12
in Jason Day, Ricky Fowler
00:14
and Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson.
00:16
So much for the NBA being the only league with super teams.
00:19
It's got us thinking about other exciting possibilities.
00:22
How about Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed?
00:25
Or Patrick Reed and Rory McIlroy?
00:29
Or Rory and Tiger?
00:33
Since this isn't the NFL,
00:35
imagine the coordinated celebrations we could see.
00:38
And the potential matching outfits.
00:41
Hm, I think Tiger and Patrick Reed
00:44
might be a better pairing.
00:46
This is the first official team tournament
00:48
on the PGA tour since 1981
00:50
and judging by the buzz it's getting,
00:52
we're guessing there's some tournaments out there
00:54
who are kicking themselves for not thinking of it first.
00:57
Like the Rider Cup, there will be two sessions of best ball
01:00
and two sessions of alternate shot.
01:02
Can you picture the look on a golfer's face
01:05
when his partner leaves him with this lie?
01:08
The only downside to this new format
01:09
is the potential for hurt feelings.
01:12
Does Bubba Watson feel spurned
01:13
by fellow golf boy Ricky Fowler?
01:15
And what about the rest of the SP 2k16 Crew?
01:19
And poor Justin Timberlake.
01:21
Don't worry JT,
01:23
you're still Justin Rose's favorite pro-am partner.
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