A television cameraman spotter was making his way up the 18th fairway at Sahalee Country Club late Saturday afternoon, and took a long, hard glance at the setting.
“Man, these are good crowds,” he said, scanning the periphery of the green outside the ropes.
Jumbo-sized galleries even the players are noticing.
The third round of the 31st U.S. Senior Open drew 28,967 – the largest to ever see a day at a major championship, either from the regular tour or the 50-and-over circuit.
The PGA of America limited its gallery sizes to 25,000 for the 1998 PGA Championship at Sahalee …