For the record, as far as Smoking, If its legal in the parks, and its not a DG Major. No TD can put a smoking ban on an event, cause "They don't like smoking".
As I was out there spectating and getting all the spotters Subway for lunch, I overheard the progression of Loomis' speeches, as each group assented to hole 1. I kept thinking to myself, Is this a F_cking joke!!!! I didn't play and I was offended at the remark he was making to players, Before, as, and after they threw.
Jack nailed it on the head with the "Had his own agenda" remark... "Hey, Everybody look at me, I have a little power!! I shall treat this power like 79.4% of police and abuse it!"
If I was playing and had to listen to that "holier than thou" debauchery, as I entered my tee time. He would have been challenged and pretty much told where to go...I would light 2 cigarette in his face, Than kicked his Soda over as I walked down the fairway...