CHEZ REAVIE IS LEADING the RBC Canadian Open. Chez Reavie. OK, I think we need to do a little homework on Chez.
The 26-year-old Reavie was born in Wichita, Kansas, and attended Arizona State, where he was a three-time All-American. The first time Chez played a full round of golf he shot 106. He was 10. Reavie likes math. Hates writing.
But you want to know about the name, don't you? I did.
“William Chesney Reavie is my full name, and I’ve always been called Chez for short,” he told PGATour.com.
Last year Reavie played on the Nationwide Tour. After several good finishes, including a win at the Knoxville Open, he grabbed a spot on the PGA Tour. This year Chez has made 14 cuts in 21 events, including one top ten, a fifth-place tie at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. He’s ranked No. 362 in the world.
If Reavie wins tomorrow, we’ll learn a lot more about him in a hurry. But Anthony Kim is closing fast. (Actually, now he's tied.) Watch out for AK, Chez.
−The Armchair Golfer
2008 RBC Canadian Open TV Schedule