While I sympathize with Baldwin's point, I also can't wait to see Newport.
If there were more quality public venues available for majors it might be a different story. But ultimately, we want to see the best courses. Don't we?
As each year goes by I fear the true sporting spirit of match play is less and less in evidence. We find a growing disposition for play to concentrate on the figures that are registered at a hole rather than on the question of whether the hole is lost or won in a purely friendly match.
Geoff Shackelford is a Senior Writer for Golfweek magazine, a weekly contributor to Golf Channel's Morning
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