Posted October 23, 2012 on AP on Fox
One month, the debate was Fred Couples getting elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame by the slimmest of margins. The next month, conversation shifted to whom the PGA of America would consider as the next Ryder Cup captain. Both topics were a reminder to Mark O'Meara that despite 24 wins around the world, two major championships, five Ryder Cup teams and trophies collected from five continents, it's easy to feel left out. ''Hey, things are good in my life,'' O'Meara said Tuesday from River Oaks Country Club in Houston, where he occasionally puts the claret jug and trophies from the Masters and US Amateur on display for members. ''My health is good. My family is great. I'm blessed to have played this game for a long time, and I'm still playing. If someday they want to call me, that's great.'' A phone call from whom? And about what? Any chance to be Ryder Cup captain has come and gone. O'Meara qualified for five teams fro...
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