Editors' BlogDecember 23, 2007

US Open Contest passes 13,000

Our U.S. Open Contest, through which one lucky reader will play Torrey Pines under Open conditions in front TV cameras the weekend before next June's Open, has reached 13,067--a heck of lot of Walter Mittys. One of them is Jeffrey from Chadd's Ford, Pennsylvania:

I represent the enthusiastic weekend golfer who has always dreamed that, "If only I had the time to devote to the game, then I could be really good." Alas, work and the real world have left me, now at 50 years old, still enthusiastic, but overweight, struggling to maintain a 5 handicap, and obviously not playing on the Champions Tour like I thought I would when I was 35. Still, I've got some game and would surely find a way to break 100 - my prediction: 86.

Click here to enter. I promise you we'll read every single one.

--Bob Carney

More from The Loop