Boo Weekley is an anomaly on the PGA Tour. He doesn't fit the mold of the typical tour professional: the prim-and-proper, well-dressed 20- or 30-something with a classic swing.
Instead, the Florida native looks a little disheveled -- and, judging by the gray in his hair and on his unshaven face, a little older than most on the PGA Tour.
But what Weekley lacks in grace and style usually is made up for with solid ball-striking. When combined with a hot putter, it gets Weekley in the mix -- which happened during the first round at the Honda Classic on Thursday.
Shooting a 4-under-par 66, Weekley produced one of his best outings on the PGA Tour in some time. That left him two shots back of leader Camilo Villegas.
"It's a day when I got a little more warmed up," Weekley said, addressing how his round progressed from a 2-over start to a string of five birdies. "Got a little more comfortable with what I was doing and what I've been practicing, and it just turned out like you see. It tu...