Murietan Don Thames competed in the U.S. Golf Association's Senior Amateur Championship near Orlando, FL., advancing to Wednesday's quarterfinals. He shares his diary with Rancho Murieta.
Bugs, eyeballs and Lou Holtz
Lake Nona, FL
Wednesday, Sept. 29
Lake Nona is a classy, private enclave that is home to wealthy golf enthusiasts and several touring golf professionals from all over the world. It would be my kind of place, to be sure, except for the fact that I do not qualify for either aforementioned example. However, since I did qualify for the USGA Senior Amateur, I am thrilled to be here. Read more » about The quarterfinals: A door closes in 2010 and opens in 2011