Rory McIlroy didn’t mind being in the rough at rain-soaked Olympia Fields, except for having trees and a bunker between him and the 17th green. And even that didn’t matter Thursday in the BMW Championship.
Rickie Fowler missed the PGA Tour postseason two years ago. Justin Thomas narrowly missed this year. It’s an example of slumps that can happen to anyone. And it’s nothing compared with Lexi Thompson.