Andrew O'Donnell

O'Connell's Corner: Strong Field at Plainfield

by Andrew O'Connell

In the golfing world, late August and September used to seem rather calm, a time following the season’s four majors when fans could temporarily put the game on the back burner before either the Tour Championship or the Ryder Cup brought their minds back to golf.  But since the establishment of the FedEx Cup in 2007, a formerly serene couple of weeks has been replaced by the frenzied pace of a winner-take-all tournament, and the average fan should be ever thankful for the turmoil.