If there’s exhaustion from the Patrick Reed rules snafu over the weekend, that’s understandable. Sometimes it’s easy to tire of hearing from talking heads about what should or should not have been done differently in nuanced situations, especially from those who were not on the scene.
But in the case of Reed at the Farmers Insurance Open, you don’t have to step outside the bounds of his fellow colleagues who played in the same tournament on the same week to see similar sentiment over what went down on the 10th hole on Saturday.
Lanto Griffin, who finished T7 at the event, was asked about Reed’s embedded-lie drop on Saturday, which led to a par on the 46th hole of Reed’s tournament and a five-stroke win for the former Masters champion. Griffin certainly did not shy away from the question.
“It’s tough,” said Griffin….