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Other tour stops should try to replicate FBR Open's success

Originally Published: February 2, 2009
By Jason Sobel

Packed stands. A down-to-the-wire finish. A deserving champion.

While that may describe Super Bowl XLIII, it also characterizes another Super Sunday at the FBR Open, where Kenny Perry toppled Charley Hoffman in a three-hole, sudden-death playoff.

The tournament was a success well before Perry's clinching 22-foot birdie putt found the bottom of the cup, though. With nearly a half-million fans passing through the front gates during ...

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