Greetings from the media room at the Byron Nelson Championship. I’ve been talking about it, so here’s exact crazy two week HOG World Tour schedule.
Monday, May 25
Prep for travels. Pack. Wrap up loose ends.
Tuesday, May 26
Drive from Salt Lake to Las Vegas. This allows me to make a short one hour drive on my return from Vegas to Mesquite, NV.
Wednesday, May 27
6:00am flight (4:00am wakeup call boo!) from Vegas to Dallas, land in Dallas 10:40am. Catch ride for airport to hotel across the street from the Bryon Nelson Championship venue. Check into hotel and head to venue.
Pick up PGA Tour press credential at venue. Check out new office digs for the week on 16th hole in the HP hospitality suite. Check out press room and all the facilities.
Walk the course. Take photos of players, course, facilities etc. Write some content.
Thursday, May 28
Byron Nelson Championship round one live social media coverage.
Friday, May 29
Byron Nelson Championship round two live social media coverage.
Saturday, May 28
Byron Nelson Championship round three live social media coverage.
Sunday, May 29
Byron Nelson Championship final round social media coverage.
Fly out of Dallas back to Vegas, arrive around 10pm. Drive to Mesquite, Nevada and check into hotel.
Monday, May 30
Media day at the Mesquite Amateur tournament. 8:00am tee time at Connestoga Golf Club. After golf, proceed to large demo day.
Tuesday, June 1
Round one, Mesquite Amateur. Competing in the event as well as providing social media/blogging coverage.
Wednesday, June 2
Round two, Mesquite Amateur.
Thursday, June 3
Round three, Mesquite Amateur.
Friday, June 4 (it gets a bit nutty at this point).
Championship round, Mesquite Amateur. If I make the top four in my division, I’ll be competing in the championship round. I don’t give myself much of a chance with 550 competitors but you never know.
IF I’m not in the final four of the Mesquite Amateur, I will have driven from Mesquite back home to Salt Lake Thursday night or very early Friday morning.
Compete in 27 hole member/guest tournament with my father at his club, Hidden Valley in Sandy, Utah.
Saturday, June 5
Compete in round one, Richard Kramer Salt Lake City Amateur tournament. The SLC Amateur is my favorite local tournament and the one I want most to perform well in.
Sunday, June 6
Round two, Richard Kramer Salt Lake City Amateur.
Monday, June 7
Starting on Monday May 30th, I’ll be playing TOURNAMENT golf six straight days in a row, one day likely 27 holes! M-18, T-18, W-18, TH-18, F-18 or 27, Sat-18, Sun-18. That six day stretch is a hell of a cap on top of Covering the Byron Nelson the previous week!