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By Don O

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  1. Don O

    Don O
    Madison, WI

    Was admiring the Titleist Tour Van parked by the Player’s Check-in. Wait - are there 2 vans?? There must be one at the Travelers for the TSR woods.

    Will be watching Nellie carefully. She should still be using the TSi-1 driver. No announcement on the TSR-1, yet. .

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  2. Eric H

    Eric H
    Ridgway, PA

    Congressional looks awesome!! I love how the women's tournaments are moving to some more historic venues.
  3. Doug E

    Doug E
    Urbana, MD

    Don, are you out here in the DC area for the event?
  4. Don O

    Don O
    Madison, WI

    Volunteering at the event, staying with son’s family in Bethesda. On transportation team so my shifts are before and after the 4 days of play. The AM times had rain until about 11am. Afternoon times get the luck of the draw today. Not bothering to go today. ..Fair weather watcher..

  5. Doug E

    Doug E
    Urbana, MD

    I was hoping to go. I truly enjoy watching the LPGA. I follow many of those girls closely. Unfortunately, we are short staffed where I work in the proshop this week, so had to take extra shifts, including both weekend days. And today (Friday) I have to get in some golf on my day off. (Too much golf-WORK, not enough golf lately.)

    If you are going to be in town for awhile, I might be able to comp you and your son (does he play?) for a round on one of the better public courses in the state. Certainly, one of the tougher ones. (Typical Dye design.) Probably a mid-late afternoon round would be best, since I work those shifts most. PM me if you will be in the area for awhile.
  6. Don O

    Don O
    Madison, WI

    I don’t have access to pm here. You could find Don O’Brien on Facebook from Madison, WI to message there.
    My son has other things going on. Accordingly I left my LH clubs at home. Allows me to go directly to TSA with just my TT Titleist duffel bag.

    I’m scheduled for Tuesday 8-12:30 but all the courtesy cars should be returned on Monday (my other shift). If canceled I am twiddling thumbs until a 3 pm flight from DCA.

    Will just be hanging on course watching what could work for me. The woman play a similar game to mine. I have no idea what game the men play. Nothing like mine. The course looks huge. Prior to the rain, it was really pristine. One volunteer that is also a member noted they had to use a small mat for all short iron shots in the weeks leading up.
  7. Chuck Z

    Chuck Z
    Mt Pleasant, SC

    Military
    I use to work the women's tour when it was in Charleston and hosted by Annika. I was head of security and there were four specific players we targeted with security. As Security Chair I choose to walk with Annika staying in touch with my other three teams by radio. These ladies play a great brand of golf just a bit shorter then the men. Annika actually played on the men's tour for an event or two. Pound for pound their swings are as good as any men's tour player. I only wish I could compare their game to mine. These ladies can definitely play a game I am not familiar with, having worked with them up close on the course. I have a special place for the LPGA and respect for the abilities.

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