Posted on July 05 2007
“‘I would rather be in the river somewhere where I know the hatch is going off and the fishing is phenomenal than in a hotel somewhere playing any event, Champions Tour or regular Tour, and thinking, “Why am I not doing that right now?”‘ he said.” In USAToday, AP writer Colin Fly writes about Mark O’Meara’s not-so-difficult choice between golf and fly fishing.
In another article, Fly also notes that O’Meara didn’t let his buddy Tiger Woods’s struggles at the U.S. Open preoccupy him: “‘I was in the river fly fishing pretty much every day and I didn’t watch much of it,’ O’Meara said. ‘In fact, I didn’t watch it at all.'”