Posted December 14, 2012 on AP on Fox
When Larry Nelson won the last Father-Son Challenge with son Drew, the runner-up duo included a high school freshman just beginning to grow into his body and his swing. Look at Dru Love now. The son of Davis Love III stands 6-foot-3, a five-time Georgia state champion now trying to crack the lineup of a No. 1 Alabama team that includes a U.S. Amateur semifinalist and two second-team All-Americans. And if you think he's big, check out Arnold Palmer's partner this week. Grandson Will Wears is a 6-foot-5 high school senior who plays basketball during Pennsylvania's winter season. ''Yeah, it's been a while,'' Nelson said Friday. After a three-year absence, the scramble event returns this weekend at Grande Lakes Orlando's Ritz-Carlton Golf Club. ''When your son's with you, you'd better be competitive,'' said Jack Nicklaus, joined by son Gary this week. ''And your son had better be competitive. Both of you want to s...
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