Sutherland, Short share Dick’s Sporting Goods Open lead

ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Sutherland shot a 7-under 65 for a share of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open lead Friday, three years scorching the En-Joie course for the only 59 in PGA Tour Champions history. Sutherland had eight birdies and a bogey to join Wes Short Jr. atop the first-round leaderboard. “I think I just feel comfortable on the course,” Sutherland said. “I think the key...
August 18, 2017

Golfer spent more than half his life trying for this U.S. Open shot

OAKMONT, Pa. — Wes Short Jr.’s long, strange trip to his first U.S. Open was anything but short. Not when it took 34 years to get here. The 52-year-old Short, who had been trying to qualify for a U.S. Open since 1982, is finally here — and he was basking in it Monday at Oakmont....
Via New York Post
June 13, 2016

Wes Short Jr. finally gets into US Open at age 52

Wes Short Jr. never thought it was going to be easy qualifying for the U.S. Open. He didn't think it would take 34 years, either. His moment finally arrived Monday at Wedgewood Golf and Country Club in Ohio. The 52-year-old Short, playing on three hours' sleep on a course he had never seen, rolled in a birdie on his 35th hole, finished with a par and walked over to the scoring area...
Via Associated Press
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

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