The other Charlie playing well here at Disney knows all about having an accelerated heartbeat. Charlie Wi, a five-time runner-up on the PGA Tour, can’t relate to Beljan’s medical condition, but he knows what it feels like to be in a Sunday pressure cooker.
Charlie Wi and Jason Dufner share the lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, while Nick Watney and Tiger Woods are in striking distance.
Jeff Rude: Charlie Wi posted an octuple bogey last week at the Transitions. He had a shaky track record at Bay Hill. So, of course, he is the early leader at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Charlie Wi picked up a 13 on the par-5 fifth hole at the Transitions Championship, the second straight week on the PGA Tour that someone made an octuple-bogey.
As for the BMW Championship midway co-leaders, one kept talking to his ill self for inspiration, the other looked at a message written on his pin sheet in order to stay patient.