Three Former Longhorns Almost Stole the Show at the British Open
At times this weekend, the British Open leaderboard resembled a Texas Longhorns reunion. Jordan Spieth, Dylan Frittelli, and Scottie Scheffler were all jockeying for position near the top of the field in the annual golf major held at Royal St. George’s Golf Club in Sandwich, England. Watching from Austin or Amarillo or Corpus Christi, a Texan could be forgiven for thinking the UT trio would steal the show. We were so confident of a Longhorns win that we’d begun workshopping lines about El Arroyo being served at the victory dinner and Texans’ hard-earned knack for conquering howling winds and burned-out fairways. (In fairness to the famously harsh course, Royal St. George’s was unusually lush and green this year. Around Texas, only the Dallas Cowboys practice…View Original Post
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