I used to golf regularly and watch it religiously on Sunday afternoons (mostly to put me to sleep), but I hadn’t heard of Tim Simpson until I saw a story about the self-proclaimed “Georgia redneck” after he moved into contention for the 70th Senior PGA Championship over the weekend.
He has had a tough life ever since a fateful hunting trip after the 1991 Masters. Here’s what happened then and what he has endured since:
I was pulling for him after reading the piece. Unfortunately, Simpson didn’t play well yesterday. He shot a 73 and finished in a tie for ninth, six strokes behind winner Mike Allen.
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