Posted September 06, 2012 on AP on Fox

LEMONT, IL - SEPTEMBER 12: Bo Van Pelt hits his tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the BMW Championship held at Cog Hill Golf & CC on September 12, 2009 in Lemont, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
(Updates. With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Bo Van Pelt should feel right at home this weekend. He expects a large contingent of family and friends to follow him around Crooked Stick Golf Club in the BMW Championship. His nephew is a caddie at the course, and his mother lives about 15 minutes from the course. So when Van Pelt saw Crooked Stick appear on the PGA Tour schedule, he circled the date and made sure he qualified for the tournament - perhaps the only one he'll play in his home state. ''I'm obviously very excited. All my family still lives there,'' Van Pelt said. ''It's where I started to play, where I fell in love with the game of golf and it's the first time I've been able to play a pro tournament there.'' Golf has been good to Van Pelt, taking him across America and around the globe - everywhere it seems except Indiana. The tour hasn't been back to Crooked Stick since John Daly shredded the course with the grip it-and-rip it philosophy that sent him ...
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