Tag: billy hurley iii
Playing in your hometown event is one thing. Winning your hometown event is something entirely different. While Billy Hurley III has been an active supporter of the military initiatives at The National and played in The National numerous year prior to 2016, his experience at Congressional Country Club in late June 2016 will be a week he never forgets.
History is a collection of moments. Sports is no different. From the Redskins three Super Bowl victories, to Tiger Woods running away with the 1997 Masters, to Jordan Spieth’s amazing recovery on the 13th hole at The Open in 2017, moments become lasting memories in history.
One of my most memorable moments in golf did not occur in a tournament or even a round of golf but rather a casual conversation on the putting green at the Naval Academy Golf Course in July 2000. I was a plebe at the Naval Academy in the middle of Plebe Summer boot camp and the conversation was with a teammate on the Navy golf team.