Garrity: I'm for Sunday-night finishes, the Woods-versus-Mediate playoff notwithstanding. Sudden death is like a coin toss, so I'm for a three- or four-hole playoff. There's an ebb and flow, and you can still get done before dark.
Shipnuck: I've changed my mind on this topic. I kind of like the Monday 18-hole playoff. It's so contrarian. It's fun to make people wait. It's not a 40-minute game, it's four days. Once a year for the most important championship, it's kind of cool.
Van Sickle: May I remind you of Retief Goosen versus Mark Brooks at Southern Hills?
Shipnuck: The actual playoffs aren't always so much fun. It's the idea that I like.
Anonymous Pro: I'd definitely rather see a three-holer. There's nothing less exciting than an 18-hole Open playoff on Monday. I know there's history and tradition and all those other USGA catchphrases, but almost every Monday finish is anticlimactic.
Shipnuck: Sudden death can feel like a letdown too. Think about that  Masters playoff with Kenny Perry, Chad Campbell and Angel Cabrera. You're not guaranteed great golf or great drama either way.
Anonymous Pro: Even though the Players has a one-hole playoff at the island-green 17th and it's a playoff that can be decided by an unlucky gust of wind, it's still more exciting than watching a full 18 on Monday.
Van Sickle: Right, it's easy to think about a memorable playoff like Rocco versus Tiger or Hale Irwin versus Mike Donald and forget some of the clunkers.
Hack: It doesn't matter what we think. The Tiger-Rocco playoff ensured another 100 years of 18-hole playoffs.
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