Club pro, drummer headed to Open
SUMMIT, N.J. -- Bruce Springsteen had fired him in 1974, and as he stood outside the Canoe Brook Country Club, stood there as a caddie who helped his man qualify for the U.S. Open, Vini Lopez did not blink when asked why he was banished by the Boss.
"I'm not a sheep," he said. "I didn't blindly follow Bruce. In fact, the only person I've ever blindly followed in my life is standing right there."
The original drummer and founding father of the E Street Band was pointing ...
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2012 U.S. OPEN
2012 course: The Olympic Club
Yardage, par: 7,170 yards, par-70
2012 champion: Webb Simpson
Past champions: Complete list
Olympic Club hole flyovers: Front 9 | Back 9
Topics: The U.S. Open