Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 1/15/13
If you’ve been following the golf equipment endorsement changes, which I’m sure y’all haven’t, you’d have heard the news that Nike signed Rory McIlroy for, I believe, a metric ******* of money.  Huzzah!  Let’s celebrate another person’s salary together! I also am sure you’re asking me, “spencer, why in blue **** does this matter?” Well I’ll tell you why, asshole…it just does. Listen, this **** actually matters.  You might think to yourself, “it really doesn’t matter what I play with,” and you’d be right, because you suck, you see?  You might also be thinking to yourself, “hey, these guys are so good they could break par with ladies clubs,” and you’d be right yet again…see that’s all fine and dandy when playing a buncha scrubs and all that, but when you’re playing 143 other golfers that can all flirt with breaking 60 on tournament courses, and the final margin between winning and being outside the top 25 is typically between a shot to a shot-and-a-half per round, well you see why these little details matter. Not only that, but the game itself is demanding enough with gear that feels like a decade-old pair of cowboy boots, let alone unfamiliar clubs [...]
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