The kicker... these guys go out as 2-somes and 3-somes most of the time. Then on those rare occasions, you'll see a single player go out with a marker when the number of players in the field have an odd number, like if someone withdraws the night before, etc... that single plays the complete round in 2 to 2-1/2 hours. Yet these guys are needing 5+ hours on the weekend, going out as 2-somes? WTF!
I really like Jason... comes across as a good fella, very likable, and you can't help but admire his story, what he went through as a kid, to get to where he is today. But man... this guy goes through spells where he's almost as bad as Keegan. And for him to come out and say that it's gonna get worse? He loses some points with me over that. He was basically telling the sports writers that because he's forewarned them - he doesn't want to be reading any negative press about his slow play. I mean - the tour ain't gonna do anything about it. And if the tour ain't gonna address it, then the media shouldn't be wasting their ink on the issue as it pertains to him. I think that was his real intent.
But it's not just Jason. It's a lot of those guys. Nicklaus was notoriously slow. Tiger was never a rabbit... he got a pass because he was Tiger, he was immune from that scrutiny just like Jack was. Furyk, Holmes, Bradley, Spieth, Zach Johnson, the list goes on and on. They play miserably slow because they're allowed to. And if this new commish doesn't read what one of his players just said and maybe reconsider that maybe the policy does need to be actively enforced - then they deserve every bad television rating they get. That's a big part of why people like me have stopped watching most televised golf... it's just too painful to endure most of the time.