12:14am: I’m waiting for my 12:50am red eye flight from Salt Lake to Atlanta. Just getting to this point was difficult. The agency which booked my ticket had my first name wrong, and misspelled my last name. Over 1.5 hours on the phone with Delta Airlines and they were no help. It was looking like I’d have to bail, or cancel the ticket and pay full fare at the window.
Fortunately a red jacket Delta guy helped out and fixed my name at the ticket counter. That part was great, but I’m very disappointed in the fact that I was on hold for over 1.5 hours on the phone with no results. Not cool.
The plain is boarding. Time to go. See you in the ATL.
7:30am ET: In Atlanta. The red eye flight has produced… red eyes. I’m trying to decide if I should have a Latte or not. May sleep on the flight to PR. Flight leaves in an hour.
Next post will be from Puerto Rico. It has been raining hard there. Yesterday’s opening round of the Puerto Rico Open was suspended due to heavy rain. The forecast is for rain the next three days. I packed my rain gear.
I’m happy to announce I’ve been confirmed to attend and cover the PGA Tour Puerto Rico Open. I’ll be down at the Trump International Golf Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico next weekend.
Being that I consider myself a blogger and not a journalist, I’m going to try and cover this in a way other than how the regular, stuffy and predictable golf media would. Anyone can tell you who birdied #15, and I probably will do some of that. But I want to find some angles which normal press simply doesn’t cover. Feel free to comment here if there’s something you’d like to see or hear about.
Stay tuned. I’m very excited for this opportunity. I’m going to try and get a round of golf in at one of the Trump courses there too, obviously for the pleasure of playing but for more content as well.
FANTASY GOLF WEEK THREE is in the books!
Week #3 results are at the bottom of this post!
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