But in golf circles, he was considered a star in the making even then, and, in truth, as he said, he has played his best golf in the majors. Since the 2015 British Open, he has finished 13th or better in nine of the 10 majors in which he has competed, including his two U.S. Opens.
In the end, it didn’t cose the Mets, so, Nimmo, a student of the game, dug deep to express the relief of finally winning a second straight game. He turned to the words of the great Cleveland Indians manager Lou Brown, the fictional manager of the Cleveland Indians played by James Gannon in the 1989 movie “Major League.”
A lifeless Mets team was on the verge of their fifth loss in their last six games when Jose Reyes, Jose Bautista and two Diamondbacks defensive lapses woke them up. Reyes laid down a bunt with two outs on the first pitch that was heading foul, but Diamondbacks catcher Alex Avila picked it up, putting Reyes on base. Diamondbacks right fielder Jon Jay misread Bautista’s fly ball to allow Reyes to score.
Bob Koepka, Brooks’ father, said that his son had an early desire to give up his education and make it on the pro golf circuit. “He was always pretty confident in his ability. I remember when (Brooks) made high school golf team, at 12-years-old, in sixth grade,” said Bob Koepka Sunday. “We were driving back (from a golf match) and he made the comment, ‘I’m probably going to drop out of school in about four years and turn pro.’ I told him, ‘You’re going to finish high school, go to college and after that, if you’re good enough, then you can turn pro.’” Brooks went to high school in West Palm Beach (Fla.) and attended Florida State University.
Barr, whose show was axed after she called Valerie Jarrett, the former senior adviser to President Barack Obama, the baby of the “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes,” has “tentatively agreed” to waive any financial and creative rights to the spinoff, according to the outlet.