Golf’s first press conference of the year also has the potential to be the most important, if only the authorities would act on the shameless words of Jason Day and finally declare war on the game’s dawdlers.
Alas, they will not, and so the world No. 1 and his fellow slowpokes will be allowed to continue clogging up the fairways and driving down participation rates.
The best we can say about Day’s comments in the media centre at this week’s Tournament of Champions in Hawaii, the PGA Tour’s opening event of the calendar year, is that he was honest. However, that is where the compliments must start and stop.
Perched on top of the rankings, one might hope that Day would…