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A really good walk unspoiled.

The hub and I skipped church this morning and headed over to Oakland Hills to watch the final round of the US Amateur.

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The two remaining players are University of Oklahoma’s Brad Dalke (go Brad) and Perth, Australia’s Curtis Luck.

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It was a beautiful morning – lots of fresh air and sunshine, lots of exercise. It was a really good walk unspoiled.

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We had to leave after the first 18 holes because the hub had a mandatory meeting at 3:00. A mandatory 4 hour work meeting on a Sunday afternoon!

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It was all square when we left after those first 18. Which was good, because I’m rooting for Brad and he was down by 2 for awhile.

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On the short drive home I stated that it seems a tad unfair because Brad, a college student, is a true amateur.  Curtis, who passed on college in order to play golf full-time, is more an unpaid professional.

“He should just stay in Australia,” I said, “play in his own stinking Amateur. But don’t worry, hub, once Donald Trump is elected Australians won’t be allowed to play here anymore.”

I crack him up.

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When we got home I went online to find out what time the second 18 would be televised. As I scrolled through the photos from the morning half, I saw the hub! He’s the good-looking guy in the black polo. I’m the good-looking gal (I can make that claim because I am almost completely obscured by Brad) in the blue cap and the peach sweater.

They have just completed the 27th hole and Curtis is up 7. It looks grim but I am not in despair.

Gotta’ go. Don’t want to jeopardize Brad’s chances by not paying attention.

#USAmateur

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