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While feeling the summer sweat roll down our collective backs, let’s take a quick inventory on where the men’s professional game stands now that the major championships are complete.
Think of it this way: We still have the Olympics, a World Golf Championship event, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup to be played.
In other words, if the season were a big dinner, it’s getting close to the time to break out the good bourbon and a cigar:
Now that the men’s Olympic golf competition is here, what do we expect?
Despite the absence of so many top players, the Olympic tournament will be like most other events – once the competition begins the focus is on who’s playing rather than who is not playing.
Sure, it would be better if Jon Rahm, Bryson DeChambeau, Dustin Johnson and the others were competing but let’s celebrate who is there.
Uncle Sam looks good with Justin Thomas, Xander Schauffele, Collin Morikawa and Patrick Reed. At least one of them comes home with a medal.
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