a) the conflicts of interest that hinder the sport and stunt its growth.
b) runaway technology.
c) out-of-competition drug testing.
d) the "income gap" between the majors and the standard tour events.
e) the problematic television situation -- wait until the U.S Open men's final "double-bounces" among networks -- and diminishing ratings.
Actually, we'd settle for progress on any one these issues. But as we head into the new year, we can emulate the players and dream big, can't we?