Monday, May 19
Breakfast of Golf Champions?
Gotta have the double order of hash browns.
–David Duval, on Waffle House
LAST FRIDAY my friend Golf Blogger posted about the AP story on David Duval grubbin’ at Waffle House.
“I had eggs, chicken, toast, grits and a double order of hash browns,” Duval told the AP. “Gotta have the double order of hash browns.”
As a Florida native and Georgia Tech grad, you would expect Duval to sidle up to a Waffle House counter. After all, Waffle Houses are thicker than fleas on a wet dog in the South. But what’s up with San Diego native Phil Mickelson and his Waffle House habit?
I’ve read Lefty also loves WH, especially during Masters week. In fact, Ian O’Connor once wrote that Phil left a waitress a $94 tip for his $6 Waffle House breakfast.
If you live up north, you’re not very likely to stumble across a Waffle House. The Onion once published a story that said the Mason-Dixon Line was renamed the IHOP-Waffle House Line. Don’t believe it, even though it makes perfect sense.
Anyway, I smell a breakfast trend among PGA Tour pros.
–The Armchair Golfer
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