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Jul
29
2010
By Stephanie Wei under General

When Mark Calcavecchia dragged himself off the ninth green (his final hole) at Sahalee in the first round of the US Senior Open, he didn’t look like a man who had just shot one-under 69 to grab a tie for fourth. Mind you, he was one of two players to post a score under par in the afternoon — the other was one of his playing partners, Bernhard Langer, who won last week’s British Senior Open.

“Me and Corey [Pavin] were saying earlier, they must have thought the top 100 in the world were here, not 156 old guys,” Calc said. “Seriously, I think it was the hardest set of pin placements I’ve seen in years…it’s tough, if you get your tee ball out of position, you’re pretty much screwed.”

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