If You Care Files: Why Sangmoon Is Sitting

You don't care about the Presidents Cup, most likely. But a casual observer knows this event fading fast for a number of reasons and desperately needs a jolt when it kicks off with Thursday foursomes (at 7 pm PT in the States).

Yet Captain Nick Price has benched one of the two South Korean born players in South Korea. The one who is playing his final event before two years of military service: Sangmoon Bae.

Dave Shedloski reports the rationale from the Captain. His thinking is logical, at least, in a strategic sense. But politically, commercially, and for building home field advantage?

Not so much.