SAN DIEGO (AP) — Richard Bland spent 25 years lugging his golf clubs across Europe, chasing a dream that improbably came true last month at the age of 48.
Whether he can stand up to the pressure of the weekend at the U.S. Open is anyone’s guess. But there’s one thing for sure: Golf’s ultimate grinder doesn’t give up easily.
Not after playing 477 European Tour events before getting a win. Not after getting into — and then getting himself into . . .