For those viewers who complain that golf coverage is too focused on one certain individual, the Fall Series ought to be just your glass of Arnold Palmer. Competitive tournaments; beautiful venues; and, since there are often few marquee names in the field, everybody gets a share of camera time.
Heath Slocum was watching a comfortable lead grow ever slimmer on the back nine of the McGladrey Classic on Sunday, with Robert Allenby, Bo Van Pelt and David Toms all within striking distance. But Slocum stepped up to a 60-foot putt on No. 16, calmly assessed the situation, and ... you can see where this is going, can't you?
Well played, sir. Slocum is playing the Fall Series not to retain his tour card, as he's well within the top 125, but rather to continue his streak of tournament-winning years. So, there you have it. Kick back till Augusta, Heath!
- Arnold Palmer