What's In My Bag? Ben Curtis

January 2009
Ryder Cup
In a blog I wrote during the Ryder Cup, I called it "one of the greatest experiences of my professional life." As I said then, I hope I can do this again in 2010. I also said I wanted to throw a party when I got home. And we did. For my son, Liam, who turned 2 years old on Ryder Cup Saturday.
January 2009
We remodeled our basement last summer, and I put in two 50-inch plasma televisions. I love watching football and basketball, and I want the best picture possible.

My grandfather built the Mill Creek Golf Club in Ostrander, Ohio, and my father is the super-intendent. They told me to always be patient and work on my short game.

If your short game is good, they said, you're going to play well. Of course, it's becoming more and more difficult because you've really got to hit it long now because of the way the courses are set up. I wish they would have told me to try to hit it far. Still, that doesn't mean you can't play well. If you hit it straight, you're still better off than a lot of guys.

I like quarters (dimes and nickels are too small). Heads or tails, doesn't matter. If it does well the first day, I'll stick with one until it goes bad.


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