25 Sep '14, 10am

It's Thursday

It's Thursday

GLENEAGLES, Scotland – Major championships last four days. Regular tournaments last four days. And yet, here we are on Thursday at the Ryder Cup , waiting one more day before the five sessions are crammed into a three-day period. All of which leads to one pressing question: Why? The company line from the PGA of America and European Tour is that it’s all about tradition. That’s valid rationale, but if the event never matured because of tradition, the United States would still be competing against Great Britain & Ireland . No Seve, no Ollie, no Sergio. Much of the drama of the past 35 years would have been removed from the proceedings. Not that the Ryder Cup deserves to be compared with its little cousin the Presidents Cup , but there are a few things it could steal from the other international affair which could help the excitement factor. The first is having captains produ...

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