HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA | Home for Boo Weekley is a 460-acre spread of Florida Panhandle property, just north of Pensacola and just south of Brewton, Ala., where his deer roam and his fish pond is being repopulated.
But Harbour Town Golf Links is like a second home for Weekley, who won the champion’s red plaid jacket here in 2007 and 2008, catapulting him onto the U.S. Ryder Cup team. It’s where the golf world was fully introduced to Weekley with his down-home style and colorful musings.
Weekley is back at Harbour Town this week, having recently returned to golf after approximately 18 months away due to injuries, which included surgery for tendinitis in his right elbow and the removal of a cancerous cyst in his left shoulder.
Now 45, Weekley has made nearly $15 million in his career but he’s not ready to walk away just yet. He has plenty of time to hunt and fish but he wants to play golf again.
Back at Harbour Town, with its tree-lined fairways and tiny greens, Weekley is making just his second PGA Tour start th...
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