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Some things, however, still get lost in translation. Kang was asked if he ever bought cowboy boots from all that time spent in Dallas.

“No,” he said. “I don’t really like the NFL. I’m more of a Lakers fan.”

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The British Open has a massive scoreboard in the press center where a group of volunteers, most of them women in their early 20s, move ladders on rails from side to side as they post the score of every hole for every player.

Press officers often check to see which players they should bring in for interviews the first two rounds as the leaderboard is taking shape. In the second round, Adam Scott had a 67 to get within one shot of the lead with several players still on the course.

The announcement over the intercom: “Can we see a show of hands for Adam Scott?”

Six young women posting scores all raised their hands.

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About two dozen fans waiting for autographs behind the ninth green on the Magnolia Course at Disney got more than they expected. Brian Harman emerged from the scoring trailer after the final PGA Tour event of the year and said, “Who’s left-handed?”

One man came forward, and it turned out to be his lucky day.

Harman went over to his bag, removed all the irons and handed them to the fan. Turns out Harman wanted to try something different at Disney, so he used irons with graphite shafts. He described it as the worst ball-striking week he had all year.

“I just wanted to try some different stuff,” Harman said. “And now I know what was not the answer.”

No other sports organization comes close to the amount of charity produced by the PGA Tour. Harman took it to a new level.