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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! ๐Ÿ™‚

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 theย 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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Don’t Miss #17 Duke @#5 UNC Tonight!

It’s three days before the ACC Tournament and what better game to preview the tournament than the classic rivalry between UNC and Duke. Last time they met this regular season Duke won. Now am I a die hard UNC fan so the loss was painful. Especially that our team was and still is so much better than their roster this year. Tonight UNC will be playing in their beautiful hometown of Chapel Hill giving them a strong chance to redeem themselves after that upsetting loss a few weeks ago.

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The game will air on ESPN at 8:OOpm and as you can see…am I excited! Hopefully they’ll easily win this match as their rank suggests. I’m cheering for you UNC! Go Tar Heels go!