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My First Golf Championship

The Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, NC is happening right now and I just so happened to be lucky enough to go to it on the first day during the pro-am because guess what? Tiger Woods was there and there was no way I wasn’t going! And I had quite the experience too. And so, as I depart from my usual movie talk, I’m here to share with you the remarkable time I had at the Wells Fargo Championship yesterday. Enjoy! 🙂

The Beginning of my Day

So in order to enjoy the full experience of the first day at the Wells Fargo Championship one must get up before the birds and head to the Golf Course at 5am, which I did with my family, and so when we finally arrived at the Golf Course it was still mainly dark outside (a rather chilly 55 degrees) and the workers were just getting there. Yeah, we were at the Golf Course before the workers even arrived. So it was about 6am in the morning, there were amateur and I think (I don’t know the golfers very well) some professional golfers practicing at the driving range but there wasn’t any sight of Tiger anywhere to be seen so we continued walking around and figuring out where the holes were and just wasting time. A little while later we went back to the driving range at another spot and first Justin Thomas came out which caused a bit of excited arouse. (I don’t know anything about him but I saw him. Yay!) And then…Tiger arrived! *jaw drop*

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This is Tiger at the Driving Range! *squeal* Yes…it’s Tiger Woods…in the flesh.

It was amazing! This was my first golfing championship I’ve ever been to and I was seeing Tiger not ten feet away. I couldn’t believe how lucky I was. But that wasn’t the end. It was only the beginning.

After getting a few pictures of the golfing legend I went with my family and got some Wells Fargo Championship souvenirs and after my sister and I put on our brand new visors we went to the 1st tee where Tiger would begin the pro-am day at 7am.

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And here’s yet another fascinating up close shot of Tiger as he prepares to hit the first shot of the day.

I was so excited to see Tiger at the first tee and when he swung and hit the ball all I could say was, “Woooow!” I still kind of can’t believe I saw one of the greatest golfers of all time at such an up close level yesterday. Awesome!

After that we rushed down to the 1st green where we took some more pictures and then zoomed to the 2nd green where we knew the crowd wouldn’t be yet. We got ourselves a great spot and I was able to take some more fascinating shots of the Tiger Woods.

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Tiger at the 2nd green waiting for an amateur to putt.

After that we continued down the golf course and after following Tiger through the 3rd and 4th hole we decided to go to Hole 7 and camp out a bit so we could see Tiger and some of the other golfers.

As I was walking I just happened to look at how stunning the golf course was on that cool and breezy morning so my sister and I had to take some pictures displaying some of the beauty of the course.

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This is on our way to Hole 7.

And then we walked a little bit and saw another area to take glorious pictures.

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My First NBA Game!

So I was visiting some family up in Cleveland, Ohio and it just so happened that I was in town when the Cleveland Cavaliers had a home game against the Chicago Bulls and so it was only logical to go see the game. And all I can say is it was the best way to be introduced to my first NBA game. I mean I literally saw Lebron James, in person, playing on Tuesday night with my own eyeballs. That’s incredible! So anyway, I’m here to share my wonderful experience and I hope you enjoy.

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I Am So Excited for the US Open Women’s Championship Today!

The past week of women’s tennis has been thrilling to watch. From the quarter-final match between Sloane Stephens and #13 Stevaslova to the semifinal match between unranked Stephens and #3 Venus Williams. This semifinal was amazing this year. First of all, all four women were American. When does that ever happen? And secondly, three of the four women had never had opportunities like this before. Stephens managed to, after an amazing last set, beat Williams and advance to the final for the first time. And Madison Keys blew past Coco Vandeweghe as if her competitor wasn’t even good. She had so much focus and control that it was truly incredible to watch. She also has advanced to the final for the first time in her career as well.

This is very heartening for American tennis to see two Americans in the final of the US Open. Not only is it a great accomplishment for our country but Venus and Serena Williams are on their way out, whether I like it or not, and I’ve always wondered when they’re gone who will take their place? Now there are three talented American female tennis players who, if they continue like this, can take the tennis world by storm and I’m just so happy. Of course, this could just be a lucky year and this could possibly never happen again but I’m loving it while it lasts.

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Wake Forest Easily Defeats Boston College

Once again there has been another blowout in the ACC Tournament. Wake Forest ended up winning by 14 points with the final score being 92-78. Yes, it was that kind of blowout. Tomorrow they will be going against Florida State and that should be a lot better than this game was. Do I think they have a chance to get to the quarterfinals? Yes, I do. The way they played today was very decent. They weren’t sloppy and the team played cohesively. That’s always important if a team wants to advance in this tournament.

Next up Pitt will be facing off against Georgia Tech. I hope this game will be a little more exciting than the last game.

Wake Forest vs. Boston College: The Halftime Report

This is a very entertaining game so far. Wake Forest is trying to get to the second round but Boston College is not shirking away. They are on a fourteen game losing streak but like I said in my earlier post teams in the ACC, whether they’re bad or good, are always tough to beat in this unpredictable conference. If Wake Forest manages to get through this challenging round there is a sliver of hope for them getting to the third round.

They are beating Boston College by six points with a score of 44 points. Let’s hope they can hold onto their slim lead. Make sure you return after the game is over to see my summary of the game’s greatest moments.

Clemson Has Made It Through The First Round

This was an underwhelming game. NC State was completely outmatched in every aspect. It’s a shame they weren’t able to make it any further but I must congratulate Clemson for their win today. Tomorrow they’ll be going against #14 Duke and according to how they played today they probably won’t be able to beat the Blue Devils.

Next up Wake Forest plays Boston College. I’ll see you at the half.