Kohl's around the corner

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

CHASKA, Minn. – It’s two hours before your tee time and you’ve forgotten that household item you promised your wife. Or you need a dress shirt for that evening gala.

What do you do?

Well, if you’re entered into the 91st PGA Championship here at Hazeltine National Golf Club, you’re in luck. There’s a Kohl’s not more than a downwind 3-wood from the first tee. Just allow an extra five minutes in the morning and you’re all set.

Credit cards accepted, we’re sure.

It’s not often that major championship venues are so convenient to shopping needs – save for the Masters, of course, if you desire waffles. Our last major stop, Turnberry, would hardly be classified as a hub, and before that we had Bethpage Black, which might have been in the shadows of the Big Apple, only it required a 45-minute drive through a barricade of dumptrucks to get out of the state park.

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