To add to our family of golfers (dad and my brother), I married into a golf family (Ryan's parents both played collegiately and Ryan would rather spend his time at the golf course than anywhere else.)
Apparently Ryan decided that this year would be "The Year of Golf" because he has now been to three professional tournaments. First, we went to the Master's earlier this year then a few months ago he went to the US Open at Pinehurst and most recently we went to the PGA tournament last weekend.
My dad and Ryan drove back and forth from my parent's house to Louisville (a 3 hour drive one way) every single day from Thursday to Saturday. It was agreed upon that our whole family would make the adventure up to Valhalla for the final round on Sunday. Well, my brother who thinks he is too cool for all of us backed out at the last minute so it ended up being my parents and us. After two days of practically non-stop rain the golf course looked fine but the patron areas (specifically
When it was all said and done the rain was coming down way too hard and we decided to leave. I had a terrible sinus infection the week before and was a little worried that standing out in a downpour for an hour straight wouldn't help. It was a good thing we left because the final pairs didn't end up finishing until sunset!
|Mom and her rainboots. Look at how muddy that is! This is actually MUCH better compared to a lot of the places on the course. (Before Sunday's rain hit)|