Barkeep! Your finest Scotch, with one ice cube – and send the tab to Jim Furyk.
He can afford it, you know.
And ultimately, golf fans, that’s what we were left with, in the pouring rain at the season-ending Tour Championship at East Lake, in front of literally dozens of gallery members, while the NFL dominated TV sets – a cash grab.
Jim Furyk won $10 million dollars! That’s $9 million more than Dr. Evil ever dreamed of! Stand and cheer!
It’s all a bit unseemly.
Stick with me on this one. This isn’t a knock on Furyk. Heck, Furyk has to be the most un-knockable guy in golf. He’s unassuming, he’s talented, he’s a fighter, and he teared up when Dan Hicks asked him about the people closest to him.
It is, however, a knock on the FedEx Cup.
Ultimately, the FedEx Cup left us mostly hollow, feeling sorry for Steve Sands and his grease board, and cheering not a great championship, but the knowledge that Furyk was about to become $11 million richer, when you include the $1 million-plus for theRead More »from FedEx Cup delivers cash, not drama