The 10 best things that could happen to golf in 2019

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The end of the year is an opportunity to look back and evaluate everything that has happened in the last 12 months. Although the Internet is full of "best of" lists, let's be honest: a lot of our assessments are based on regrets … things that could have happened, that have almost happened, but ultimately did not. not been. Or worse, terrible things that go completely against our greatest hopes. A past year is a cemetery. But the year to come? It's a field sown! Anything can happen, anything can grow, and it is far more fun to look forward with optimism than to look back with judgment.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "So, now that the calendar has returned, let's put an end to our sad reconciliations with 2018 and give free rein to our imagination.The following are the 10 greatest things that could happen in golf next year.Will they all be sweated? Will they all? The answer is that you can not prove that they habit. "data-reactid =" 17 "> So, now that the schedule is reversed, let's end our sad reconciliations with 2018 and let our imagination go free.The following are the 10 greatest things that could happen in golf in the world. the next year, will they all be sweating? Will there be any? The answer is that you can not prove that they habit.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "1. There will be at least one incredible final duel in a major tournament
Whether we like it or not, golf is the most anti-climatic spectator sport, and the main finishes we had in 2018 were typical. Rory McIlroy explodes at Augusta and brief bursts of Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler blunt; Brooks Koepka choking the ground at the American opening; Spieth laying a Sunday egg and not meeting Francesco Molinari's challenge at the Koepka Open stifles the pitch at PGA. The real drama, the good drama, is a rare commodity. The last very good duel we had was probably Henrik Stenson against Phil Mickelson, but this year, let's hope even more. Let's hope something that Arnie and Jack have never really given us, and Ditto for Tiger and Phil. Let's hope that the two best players in the world, whatever they are, face off in a clash that will take place Sunday and that will exceed the hype.
"data-reactid =" 18 ">1. There will be at least one incredible final duel in a major tournament
Whether we like it or not, golf is the most anti-climatic spectator sport, and the main finishes we had in 2018 were typical. Rory McIlroy explodes at Augusta and brief bursts of Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler blunt; Brooks Koepka choking the ground at the American opening; Spieth laying a Sunday egg and not meeting Francesco Molinari's challenge at the Koepka Open stifles the pitch at PGA. The real drama, the good drama, is a rare commodity. The last very good duel we had was probably Henrik Stenson against Phil Mickelson, but this year, let's hope even more. Let's hope something that Arnie and Jack have never really given us, and Ditto for Tiger and Phil. Let's hope that the two best players in the world, whatever they are, face off in a clash that will take place Sunday and that will exceed the hype.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "2. Bryson DeChambeau wins major championship
It's time to face the reality: besides Tiger Woods, title holder in perpetuity, Bryson DeChambeau is the most exciting person in golf at the moment. With Rory in the middle of his phase of "favorite favorite choice, synonymous with choking" and Spieth still mired in his technical troubles, DeChambeau is the man who could save us from Koepka's slump. What sets him apart is that he has the game. and his personality: he is at the same time a brilliant scientist, a selfish, a salesman of snake oil and all the showman. He loves the scene and, judging by the polarization reactions that he causes, the scene likes him back. It would be great for golf when it achieved a breakthrough in 2019.
"data-reactid =" 19 ">2. Bryson DeChambeau wins major championship
It's time to face the reality: besides Tiger Woods, title holder in perpetuity, Bryson DeChambeau is the most exciting person in golf at the moment. With Rory in the middle of his phase of "favorite favorite choice, synonymous with choking" and Spieth still mired in his technical troubles, DeChambeau is the man who could save us from Koepka's slump. What sets him apart is that he has the game. and his personality: he is at the same time a brilliant scientist, a selfish, a salesman of snake oil and all the showman. He loves the scene and, judging by the polarization reactions that he causes, the scene likes him back. It would be great for golf when it achieved a breakthrough in 2019.

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<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "3. Tiger Woods will win a major championship
Well yeah.
"data-reactid =" 21 ">3. Tiger Woods will win a major championship
Well yeah.

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<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "4. One of the "big four" will be another big
Many important discussions, I know! But the majors really tend to overshadow everything else, especially in a year other than the Ryder Cup, so you'll have to deal with it. Earlier this year, I calculated that there were four young players (ish) with a weak but not totally unrealistic hope of reaching the top 10 mark: Koepka, Spieth, McIlroy and Justin Thomas. If you think like me that golf is better when familiar faces win major tournaments, and it's better when at least one or two pursue some kind of historic mark, you should not want one of these guys to win. another trophy.
"data-reactid =" 33 ">4. One of the "big four" will be another big
Many important discussions, I know! But the majors really tend to overshadow everything else, especially in a year other than the Ryder Cup, so you'll have to deal with it. Earlier this year, I calculated that there were four young players (ish) with a weak but not totally unrealistic hope of reaching the top 10 mark: Koepka, Spieth, McIlroy and Justin Thomas. If you think like me that golf is better when familiar faces win major tournaments, and it's better when at least one or two pursue some kind of historic mark, you should not want one of these guys to win. another trophy.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "5. The USGA will somehow ensure in the department "to make everyone angry"
Watching professional golfers angry at the USGA for the meanest grievances imaginable is one of my favorite annual hobbies, and Phil Mickelson's performance-performance featured in the 13th green on Saturday, June 13th at Shinnecock Hills (Title "The Funniest Way for a Rich Man to Pout") was a highlight not only this year, but any year. It will be incredibly disappointing if the USGA is not raise the bar. And frankly, driving a handful of whiners to say "they lost the course" in their most solemn tone is not enough. I want holes disappearing, or six-foot greens, or birds trained to pick up stray balls and bring them back to the tee. I want Mike Davis to wear a jester cap, dancing a jig on an elevated platform every time a four-foot putt spends about 15 meters. Embrace your identity, USGA!
"data-reactid =" 34 ">5. The USGA will somehow ensure in the department "to make everyone angry"
Watching professional golfers angry at the USGA for the meanest grievances imaginable is one of my favorite annual hobbies, and Phil Mickelson's performance-performance featured in the 13th green on Saturday, June 13th at Shinnecock Hills (Title "The Funniest Way for a Rich Man to Pout") was a highlight not only this year, but any year. It will be incredibly disappointing if the USGA is not raise the bar. And frankly, driving a handful of whiners to say "they lost the course" in their most solemn tone is not enough. I want holes disappearing, or six-foot greens, or birds trained to pick up stray balls and bring them back to the tee. I want Mike Davis to wear a jester cap, dancing a jig on an elevated platform every time a four-foot putt spends about 15 meters. Embrace your identity, USGA!

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<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "6. The international team wins the Presidents Cup
The obvious reasoning behind all this is that the Presidents Cup is a nuisance, it will not be fun until the US dominates. Unfortunately, this seems extremely unlikely as language barriers on the international side upset any concept of "team" for the "rest of the world". But I have another selfish reason that I would like to see the Americans stumble: the United States must hit bottom before being able to win the Ryder Cup, and with hindsight, after the Parisian debacle, Gleneagles 2014 looks like more and more to a fake rock bass. Since then, everything that has happened has been corrected by a large wound, and until the injury is treated (hint: this will involve a tonne reflection and reflection on how our country designs team events in golf), the story will repeat itself. What makes me an accelerator, I guess, but my motivation is genuine: let's make the reality of team play unbearable until someone has to solve the problem.
"data-reactid =" 50 ">6. The international team wins the Presidents Cup
The obvious reasoning behind all this is that the Presidents Cup is a nuisance, it will not be fun until the US dominates. Unfortunately, this seems extremely unlikely as language barriers on the international side upset any concept of "team" for the "rest of the world". But I have another selfish reason that I would like to see the Americans stumble: the United States must hit bottom before being able to win the Ryder Cup, and with hindsight, after the Parisian debacle, Gleneagles 2014 looks like more and more to a fake rock bass. Since then, everything that has happened has been corrected by a large wound, and until the injury is treated (hint: this will involve a tonne reflection and reflection on how our country designs team events in golf), the story will repeat itself. What makes me an accelerator, I guess, but my motivation is genuine: let's make the reality of team play unbearable until someone has to solve the problem.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "7. The United States will not suffer another defeat of the Ryder Cup
I need at least one thing from this list to realize me, okay. This is not cheating, it is preparing for success.
"data-reactid =" 51 ">7. The United States will not suffer another defeat of the Ryder Cup
I need at least one thing from this list to realize me, okay. This is not cheating, it is preparing for success.

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<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "8. The new PGA Tour schedule will be surprisingly good for everyone
Seriously, I really think so! The only real problem for the majors was that the PGA Championship lacked a bit of prestige and that correct slogans like "Last Shot of Glory" going through terribly desperate as "this is major!", Nothing n ' really took. However, the PGA move in May is great: no one is exhausted for golf, you can face the gentle headwinds of the Masters and your stock goes up inevitably … no? No other big tournament suffers either, and in fact, the players have everything to gain. At a time when professional sports leagues seem to be constantly competing, it is extremely exciting to see the PGA Tour absolutely successful, and I hope it's as good as it looks.
"data-reactid =" 63 ">8. The new PGA Tour schedule will be surprisingly good for everyone
Seriously, I really think so! The only real problem for the majors was that the PGA Championship lacked a bit of prestige and that correct slogans like "Last Shot of Glory" going through terribly desperate as "this is major!", Nothing n ' really took. However, the PGA move in May is great: no one is exhausted for golf, you can face the gentle headwinds of the Masters and your stock goes up inevitably … no? No other big tournament suffers either, and in fact, the players have everything to gain. At a time when professional sports leagues seem to be constantly competing, it is extremely exciting to see the PGA Tour absolutely successful, and I hope it's as good as it looks.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "9. Someone extremely cool will emerge
Maybe it's Cam Champ? I do not know, but I want a dynamic figure to take up the challenge this year. A combination of Tiger and Miguel Angel Jimenez, but young. Someone like we momentarily thought that Brooks Koepka could be, until he became bored or resentful, depending on the day. Someone like Sergio, but without the debilitating neuroses. Someone like Phil, but with an ounce of impulse control. You get the point.
"data-reactid =" 64 ">9. Someone extremely cool will emerge
Maybe it's Cam Champ? I do not know, but I want a dynamic figure to take up the challenge this year. A combination of Tiger and Miguel Angel Jimenez, but young. Someone like we momentarily thought that Brooks Koepka could be, until he became bored or resentful, depending on the day. Someone like Sergio, but without the debilitating neuroses. Someone like Phil, but with an ounce of impulse control. You get the point.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "10. The brigade "the ball goes too far" will be a little less tiring
Listen, I'm not saying they have nothing to say. But it's a bit like complaining about the destruction of the Internet by the company in 2019. You're absolutely right, but you also have years and years too late. Nothing changes now, amigos! You are the old proverbial man shouting at the cloud of cloud! Enjoy the bombs!
"data-reactid =" 65 ">10. The brigade "the ball goes too far" will be a little less tiring
Listen, I'm not saying they have nothing to say. But it's a bit like complaining about the destruction of the Internet by the company in 2019. You're absolutely right, but you also have years and years too late. Nothing changes now, amigos! You are the old proverbial man shouting at the cloud of cloud! Enjoy the bombs!

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