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Getting off to a quick start is nothing new for Charlie Wi. The hard part is figuring out how to finish.
The final PGA Tour event of the year is a lot like the final stage of Q-school, one last chance for so many players to earn their full cards for next year. The field at Disney looks like Q-school, too.
Before he sets out to try to keep his PGA Tour card, Erik Compton received an award Wednesday that was just as meaningful.
Tommy Gainey narrowly missed golf's magic number. He happily settled for a course-record 60 at Sea Island, and his first PGA Tour win Sunday in the McGladrey Classic.
Zach Johnson won the Colonial for his first victory since also winning at Hogan's Alley two years ago, pulling ahead Sunday when Jason Dufner finally faltered.
Jason Dufner lists Ben Hogan as his hero.
Sean O'Hair not only is looking for his game, he's now looking for a new swing coach.
With a performance that rivaled the dominance of Tiger Woods at the home of golf 10 years ago, Louis Oosthuizen led over the final 48 holes and blew away the field by seven shots to capture the British Open on Sunday.
"Never complain about a win," he said. "Although I'm disappointed that I didn't get in Augusta ... I'll just have to win another tournament and get in that way."
"I got off to a great start. ... I had a chance to catch Dufner, is he not hot right now," said Gainey, who opened his round with three consecutive birdies before bogeys at Nos.