The morning groups slugged it out for naught in an unrelenting rain until the greens finally went under around eleven o’clock. The final decision to wash out the entire round and cut the tournament to fifty-four holes didn’t come until after three. Luckily, plenty of food and hot drink awaited their arrival in the club house along with a few diversions.
Carin Koch taking a turn on the provided iMacs.
Tiger Woods PGA Golf was Katherine Hull’s favorite on the Wii.
Bonehead move: The decision to play the ball down with rain in the offing was the main subject among players and caddies alike. Heard a few lambasted some of the officials for their lack of foresight.
Home sweet home: Veteran looper Tommy Grogan grew up in the new York area and, in an effort to keep as physically fit as possible, tries to barter passes to the tournament for workouts at a local gym. This week, his offer was rebuffed with jargon he was oh so familiar with. “What do I want passes to a f—king golf tournament for? It costs twenty-five dollars to work out.” Heard it gave him a warm and fuzzy feeling to know he was back home.