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Nov
29
2011
By Stephanie Wei under Behind the Scenes

Just another day in paradise!

While the majority of the media corps arrived in the L.A. area for the Chevron World Challenge, Tiger’s money-grab event (but proceeds all go to charity so hooray!), I stepped off a plane about two hours east in Palm Springs for my second-favorite tournament of the year (fave is the British Open), PGA Tour Q-School finals at PGA West. Which might seem strange to some, but I love the atmosphere, the concept of 150-plus guys — most of whom had to endure the first- and second- stages — whittled down from an original pool of thousands, with some fighting for a shot at livin’ the dream (for the first, fourth or tenth time) , others trying to get their jobs back and just one playing out of boredom.

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Jun
16
2011
By Stephanie Wei under Behind the Scenes

With some cajoling and arm-twisting, I managed to convince Chris Wilson, along with his caddie Blake Sattler, to provide some commentary of their first US Open with the accompanying pictures and videos taken on their cell phones. I met Chris last year when he was a PGA Tour rookie. He has the cutest dog in the world named Avery. Chris earned a spot at the US Open by firing a 36-hole total of eight-under at the Sectional qualifier in Columbus, near his hometown of Dublin, Ohio.

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