Rookie Potter set to make Open debut
When Ted Potter Jr. was a boy, he played golf games with his father, Ted Sr., around their Ocala, Fla., home. Ted Jr. would use a cut-down club to hit Wiffle balls down the hallway, through a doorway and onto a bed. Out in the yard, the boy learned to hit a sand wedge shot from the side of a slope back over his shoulder, like he had seen Phil Mickelson do on TV.
Ted Sr. had been a body man, a trade he learned growing up around his Uncle Bud's body shop in South Jersey. But he took a ...
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2012 OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
2012 venue: Royal Lytham & St. Annes
Where: Lytham St. Annes, England
TV coverage: All four rounds on ESPN
Yardage, par: 7,086 yards, par-70
Past champions: Complete list