In the premiere edition of “2 Off the 1st,” Ryan Ballengee breaks down the two biggest stories of the golf day:
Tiger Woods pulling out twice of a scheduled press conference at the Genesis Open: What does it mean that Woods is unable to hop on a jet, fly to L.A. from Florida and sit in a chair for 20 minutes to take questions from the media before making some appearances to help his foundation? It’s not looking good for Augusta.
A new format for the European Tour: This week, the European Tour introduces six-hole match play to the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth. The hybrid stroke-match play format will be a fascinating first attempt of several this year at gaining traction with unique ways of holding a tournament.