The Loop

A big day for golf

March 27, 2009

Those who just assume that Tiger Woods casts the most formidable shadow in the field at the Arnold Palmer Invitational might have overlooked the top-heavy leaderboard at the end of round one.

The threesome of Jason Gore and Tim Herron were one-two.

To cap a perfect day for those who derive their nutrition from a hot dog at the turn, there was this story from, on the reopening of Porky Oliver Golf Course, named, of course, for Porky Oliver, who won eight PGA Tour events in the '40s and '50s.

-- John Strege