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The GrunkleGuru

Grunkle is a slang term for the thick rough on a golf course that I have been using for many years. Given my penchant for inaccurate tee balls, I have become a bit of a guru out of the thick stuff, hence the name. This is a site for my random thoughts about sports (espeically golf) and life in general. While nothing special, it will hopefully offer a break from the daily drudgery for both you and me.

March 31, 2005

Rain, Rain, Go Away...

Well, another week on the PGA Tour, another rain delay. This week’s stop won’t begin until Friday (hopefully) at the TPC of Sugarloaf outside Atlanta. Know what? I’m kind of glad. I don’t really care much for this tournament. No particular reason, other then it does not look aesthetically appealing on television. The bits of the course I have seen in person look like there is some personality to the course, but for some reason The Bellsouth Classic just does not get my juices flowing.

Still, you have to feel bad for this tournament. Not only is it tough time slot (a week after The Players and a week before the Masters) making it hard to draw the big names, but now they have a rain delay, and the possibility of a Monday finish.

If there is a delay again tomorrow basically assuring a Monday finish look for some drop-outs as guys will want to make sure they get as much time at Augusta National as possible.


At 11:22 PM, Blogger Patrick Eakes said...

It is a real shame the tour plays its Atlanta stop at Sugarloaf. It is the hardest course to walk on tour, and it is often soaked.

Nothing is harder in tournament play than walking steep, soaked hills.

At 8:47 AM, Blogger The Grunkle Guru said...

Thanks for reading Patrick. That is a great point about Sugarloaf. It is very hilly, and requires many long treks from tee to green. While not great for a player, it must absolutely suck for the caddies.

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