November 30, 2008

18 Boo Weekley

Thomas Brent Weekley, the one and only, repeated as champion of the Verizon Heritage in April, thus providing him with a second plaid jacket for special occasions. Boo began the week by "marching around that lagoon" in the pre-tournament ceremony, then being outdriven by mother Patsy during the pro-am. Theories about Boo being able to loosen up America's Ryder Cup squad materialized in September, when teammates and Louisville fans embraced him for his personality and his game. Between telling stories, Boo went 2-0-1 and then directly to the "Tonight Show With Jay Leno." "Had a ball," said Boo of the matches, "and wound up getting me some new pants."