Two post-Masters stories focused on the Reed family split and the emotions for his parents and sister watching from just three miles away. I certainly understand both sides of this one and explain in this Alternate Shot with Matt Adams that ultimately, there are a few issues in play here.
There is the tournament's prominence and the number of non-core golf fans watching who do not know much about Patrick Reed.
There is the 18th green's family-greeting/escorting-to-scorecard setup at The Masters which seems slightly photo-op-ish and makes families part of the story.
And there is the proximity of the parental home to the Reed family home.
Here is our chat: