Thursday, August 27, 2009
TULSA, Okla. – Malcolm Holland is going to do his best to quiet the Oklahoma State faithful when his son, Charlie, takes on Peter Uihlein in Friday’s quarterfinal match.
He told a family friend to grab as much burnt orange as possible before making the drive to Tulsa tonight. There will be about 15 friends and family decked out in Longhorns colors as Charlie Holland plays in the quarters for the second consecutive year. He lost to Adam Mitchell in the Elite 8 at Pinehurst.
“It’s going to be ugly out there,” Malcolm Holland, a former president of the Texas State Golf Association, said with a laugh about the sea of orange that follows Uihlein when he plays at Southern Hills.
While a golf gallery is much more civil than a Big 12 football crowd, Malcolm Holland wants his son to see as much support as possible.
Charlie Holland already took down one Cowboy this week, beating Morgan Hoffmann in the first round. Holland also took out medalist Tim Jackson in the second round.