The Web.com Tour is promoted as the “path to the PGA Tour,” and former Campbell golfer Brad Fritsch, who lives in Holly Springs, plays in the Rex Hospital Open this week trying to find his way back to the big tour.
Former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell has heard some reports of Chambers Bay, everything from a massive drop in elevation on a par 3 to a fairway wider than a football field. Until his first practice round for the U.S. Open, he is reserving judgment. And even so, expect to hear very little from a guy who often has a lot to say.
Former Masters champion Mike Weir was the story early on, but ended two back after a closing 67. That was Weir's first top-10 since 2010 and his best finish since ending second at the weather-shortened Pebble Beach Pro-Am in 2009.
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - There have been plenty of players that made up for lost time on the Champions Tour. It is tough to lump Colin Montgomerie into that category, but he is winning majors on the senior circuit, which is one thing he hadn't done before.