John Tyson built Blessings Golf Club to challenge the world’s best players, but at the moment he’s the man in the crucible.
“Oh, Johnny, Johnny,” he chides himself, “you came at it too hard from the top. . . . Oh, Johnny, here comes that train wreck. . . . Oh, Johnny. . . .”
So it goes at Blessings, the course with the saintly name and the Old Testament-tough reputation. Tyson, the chairman of Tyson Foods – a 114,000-employee company that produces a quarter of the nation’s chicken and beef – believes that “golf’s about being tested on every swing.”
So he assigned architect Robert ...
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