Snedeker in midflight drama for 1st trip to Spain

Associated Press  |  Last updated May 16, 2012
Deprived of his clubs and sleep following an eventful flight from the United States, Brandt Snedeker's first appearance in Spain isn't exactly going to plan. The 26th-ranked American's journey from Miami to Madrid ahead of the World Match Play Championship in southern Spain was interrupted on Monday when his plane was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger suffered a heart attack. When he eventually arrived in Malaga on a connecting flight, he discovered that his clubs and suitcase had been mislaid along the way, forcing him to use a makeshift set for Wednesday's pro-am at the Finca Cortesin course. Snedeker, the only American in the tournament's 24-man field, tells The Associated Press ''it's been weird.''
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