Fallen Oak: Wind wasn’t a factor but talent surely was

BILOXI — I was cruising along through seven holes in the Mississippi Gulf Resorts Classic Wednesday Pro-Am at drop-dead gorgeous Fallen Oak. I made two birdies, one for a net eagle, and an up-and-down par out of a deep bunker. More importantly, I hadn't lost a single ball. That's how I usually measure my golf game. That way, I don't have to count nearly as high. And then my group, including pro Tim Thelan, came to our eighth hole, the treacherous, par-3 17th. I took out my 3-hybrid for the...