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I cannot remember being so interested in a regular tour event.
Is there still time to put in a downhill par three with a big pond?
in the last few years many modern courses (you know their names as well as I do) have not only debuted on the Top 100 lists but debuted very highly; and, given that in some cases they'd been open only for a few months, I doubt that many raters could've played said courses more than once before submitting their scores. In other words: apparently we *don't'* need multiple plays before deciding that a course is one of the Top 100 ever built in America.
Trinity Forest at least pretends not to be worried about that ... though their tune might change if the players threaten not to come back the next year.
If there’s a purse, someone will show up to claim it. There can’t be a modern day precedence for “no field because the course is that bad”.
Remember that a fair number of tour pros live around Dallas and another group comes in for coaching. The rotating games seem to like TF just fine so there is a group not brand new to it.
Quote from: jeffwarne on April 16, 2018, 04:53:36 PMIs there still time to put in a downhill par three with a big pond?Jeff,The reason it lost the tourney is cause it didn't go far enough with the waterfalls. The pint sized waterfalls on 18 turned out to be a half measure. They needed to go full trump if they wanted to stay in the game...
Let me defend my hometown tournament for a minute: bringing Mr. Nelson in and getting him involved ,getting Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry in to raise additional funds in preseason,leaving the men's only club as times changed, donating huge sums to charity, a worthy list of champions and the fifth major to those from here. Huge crowds and support and many hours from salesmen shirt club. Now going to a course that most of us will love. Too bad the tour screws them on dates. This is more important than any world golf championship in my world.