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Apr
29
2011

John Smoltz tees off at Kinderlou Forest during a practice round

Apparently the Nationwide Tour tourney’s fairways weren’t wide enough for John Smoltz, who made his first start on the PGA’s developmental tour (analogous to the triple A teams) in Georgia yesterday. The 43-year-old future Hall of Fame pitcher plays to a plus-two handicap and hopes to join the Champions Tour when he turns 50. Playing on a sponsor’s exemption, Smoltz shot 84 in the first round of the weather-delayed South Georgia Classic and currently he’s DFL.

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