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Tiger Woods brings back the AT&T National to Congressional. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Elfin: The Nation’s Capital Is Rich In Golf History But Lacks Hometown Heroes

The hype isn’t nearly as pronounced as it was when the US Open was held at Congressional last June, but the PGA Tour is back in town, and massive crowds are expected to flock to the course, despite the overpowering heat. If only D.C. had it’s own hometown hero to cheer on.

06/29/2012

Bo Van Pelt hits his second shot on the ninth green during Round One of the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club.  (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Bo Van Pelt Leads AT&T National, Tiger Woods 5 Back After Tough Day At Congressional

Bo Van Pelt holed out from the fairway for eagle and kept bogeys off his card for a 4-under 67. It gave him a one-shot lead Thursday in the AT&T National, which felt more like a U.S. Open than Congressional did last year.

06/28/2012