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TG2: Should adult autograph seekers and phones be banned at Tour events?

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Are phone videos becoming too distracting for both the fans and the players? Jordan Spieth recently scolded fans, telling them, “Sometimes it’s actually cool to watch.” In the same vein, are adult autograph seekers becoming too much? Also, the guys discuss Tiger’s recent equipment changes, including wedges and a new graphite iron shaft.

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  1. OninTwoDowninOne

    Jun 4, 2018 at 2:29 am

    Yes and yes here too. Enough is enough. We need somewhere we can go to get away from this stuff for just a little while. Off courses were the last bastions. And yes get off my lawn too.

  2. Donald Trump 2020

    Jun 3, 2018 at 9:16 pm

    Just be glad someone wants your autograph…..

  3. Justin

    Jun 2, 2018 at 12:40 pm

    I’m glad that people go to these events for no other reason than to concoct up crazy new combinations of autographs scribbled on worthless sundries. Think of the whole process as setting up a temporary factory where child labor is happily exploited to create a supply-chain for the misguided memorabilia machine. Priceless. . .

  4. Wiger Toods

    Jun 2, 2018 at 4:34 am

    Don’t ban it altogether. Take a note from leagues, and have a dedicated area.

    I can’t tell you how often guys just send kids to have memorabilia signed, and then they hand the kid $20 on success. It’s unfortunate, but it’s a huge business. It would be wise to ban it within normal areas, and encourage it in fan zones.

  5. Man

    Jun 2, 2018 at 2:59 am

    No, but idiots and alcohol should be banned

    • Boyo

      Jun 4, 2018 at 12:49 pm

      +1
      How hard is it to turn off the sound on your phone?
      America, home of the glorification of the least common denominator.

  6. Jamie

    Jun 1, 2018 at 11:14 pm

    Entertainers need to get over themselves. Shut up and entertain me now or go find a real job.

    • Boyo

      Jun 4, 2018 at 12:50 pm

      Sure you’re not at the strip club?

    • DS

      Jun 4, 2018 at 3:35 pm

      I think you have it backwards. We are going to see them, not vice versa. They don’t like yahoos. Neither do I. If you’re a yahoo, stay home. If you want to be a normal fan, come on out. What’s so hard to understand?

  7. Hawkeye77

    Jun 1, 2018 at 10:01 pm

    Fans have a connection to players by watching, not worrying about getting some picture, especially 100+ people trying to get pictures on their phones will players are trying to hit shots. Tour was silly to give in on this. Atmosphere at The Masters is X100 anyway over most events, but no phones is a key part of the reason people love watching golf there. Fans need to get over themselves.

  8. russell platt

    Jun 1, 2018 at 8:04 pm

    No, this is the age of communications, and we are not dinosaurs. The fans need to have a connection to the players.

    • Progolfer

      Jun 2, 2018 at 7:36 pm

      Have a connection after the round, not during! Cell phones (and arguably autographs) should only be allowed during practice rounds.

    • GMatt

      Jun 4, 2018 at 3:48 pm

      Why do fans need a connection to the players? Don’t you have a life of your own?

  9. Progolfer

    Jun 1, 2018 at 5:52 pm

    Yes and yes!!

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