Right-handed golfers like to say we lefties play from the “wrong” side of the ball, but don’t look now it’s one of our own on top of the leaderboard heading into the final round of the U.S. Open.
Not many of you have heard of Brian Harman, even though the Georgia native won the Wells Fargo Classic earlier this year and has earned more than $2 million in 2017.
Left-handers have won nine major titles all-time, but none of them have come at the U.S. Open. Phil Mickelson has 5 majors on his resume, three Masters titles, the 2013 British Open, and a PGA championship…oh yeah, and six second-place finishes in the U.S. Open.
Bubba Watson has a pair of Masters titles, Mike Weir won a green jacket in 2003 and Bob Charles was the British Open winner in 1963.
Harman might be the least-likely of the leaders to take home the title in Wisconsin today. The Georgia-native is 5-foot-7 and 150 pounds, but so far he’s slugged it out with some heavy hitters.
For all of us lefty Dad’s out there, who knows Sunday might just be “our day” in more ways that one.