Come on, how can you not get excited with the likes of Lee Trevino, Hale Irwin, Fuzzy Zoeller, Lanny Wadkins, Tom Kite, Tom Lehman, J.C. Snead, Craig Stadler, Curtis Strange, Hal Sutton, Fred Funk ... ?
I could go on. But you get the point - I hope. I'll be at the SAS Championship this week in Cary, covering the tournament for AP.
There's a good story on the SAS Championship Web site about how some dozen or so golfers in the field have ties to North Carolina, including Mike Goodes and David Eger, a couple of fellow UNC-Chapel Hill alums.
Here's the link.
So, if you're in the Triangle area this weekend, come on out. These are the guys who put golf where it is today.