Joined The Augusta Chronicle as a sports columnist in February 2001. Previously covered a myriad of sports including golf, NFL, NHL and college basketball in five years for the News & Record in Greensboro, N.C. Served as a sports designer and editor at the Winston-Salem Journal, Newport News Daily Press and Charlottesville Daily Progress. Started professional career as a small college and minor-league baseball writer for the News & Daily Advance in Lynchburg, Va., in 1989.
Posted June 20, 2012 05:50 pm

An Olympic story: the good, really bad and absurdly ugly

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SAN FRANCISCO – Thanks Graeme McDowell.

The 2010 U.S. Open champ’s missed putt that failed to force an 18-hole playoff allowed the USGA to offer six tee times on Monday after the U.S. Open for some media members to play The Olympic Club.

Some friends have suggested that I was a lucky winner with a 12:20 p.m. tee time. You be the judge.

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