By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Lee Westwood swung and missed on Moving Day at The Players Championship.
Getting off to a quick start is nothing new for Charlie Wi. The hard part is figuring out how to finish.
One player dug his feet into the sand and hit one bunker shot after another, his focus unbroken. A few hundred yards away, another player cast his line into a pond filled with bass next to the 15th tee on the Magnolia Course.
Michael Thompson settled for second place five years ago at The Olympic Club in the U.S. Amateur.
Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk, a pair of U.S. Open champions, managed to beat par at The Olympic Club.
Did the U.S. Open really visit our fair metropolis a year ago? Did Rory McIlroy, the Bryce Harper of Northern Ireland, really shoot a record-breaking 16 under and dust the field by eight strokes?
Kevin Chappell was on the Magnolia Course practice range at Disney, his only concern getting in nine holes of practice under gathering clouds and trying to remember which golf cart was his.
The U.S. Open ended Sunday much as it began three days earlier - with Rory McIlroy racing past the rest of the field.
The final day at the U.S. Open was much the same as the first three: A Rory Runaway.
PGA Tour rookie Brendan Steele double-bogeyed the par-4 15th to lose a two-stroke lead at the Texas Open, then finished with a par-72 to fall into a rare seven-way tie atop the leaderboard at 3 under Friday.
"Last year we were trying to make birdies in the U.S. Open, and here," said Kevin Chappell, "you're trying to just survive."
"Last year we were trying to make birdies in the U.S. Open," he said. "And here, you're just trying to survive."