Mark O'Meara is one of the biggest names in golf and he calls Oakland Hills Country Club one of the most iconic courses in the world. O'Meara played in the 1985 and 1996 U.S. Open tournaments that were held at Oakland Hills.
Mark O'Meara called the fire at Oakland Hills "heartbreaking." He shared memories of @oaklandhillscc, where he played in the 1985 & 1996 U.S. Open tournaments. @OmearaGolf said most players would put Oakland Hills in the Top Five most iconic golf courses. https://t.co/Xi2Stom7Fq pic.twitter.com/TxtfgUUFiF— Jeanna Trotman (@JeannaTrotmanTV) February 19, 2022
He said that it was heartbreaking to hear the news and see the images of the devastating fire at the Oakland Hills clubhouse on February 17. He added that many people in the golf world would consider Oakland Hills a "top-five" course when comparing iconic and historic golf clubs across the country.
Dog-dad & 2x major champion Mark O'Meara (@OmearaGolf) gave me a tour of his backyard in Las Vegas and the man is doing it right.— Jeanna Trotman (@JeannaTrotmanTV) February 19, 2022
The two dogs starring in the video are named Georgia (after his Masters win at Augusta) and Crosby (after his first win at Pebble Beach) pic.twitter.com/eB4cF4Edga
O'Meara is a two-time major champion, including the 1998 Masters. In total, he has 16 PGA Tour victories. He resides in Las Vegas and still competes on the PGA Tour Champions. O'Meara competed in Michigan recently at the Ally Challenge presented by McLaren held at Warwick Hills Country Club in Grand Blanc.
Mark O'Meara is a hugeeee hockey fan. He calls them some of the best athletes in any sport. He has lived in Vegas for a while so the @GoldenKnights are his team.— Jeanna Trotman (@JeannaTrotmanTV) February 19, 2022
At the same time, I told him how jealous @Ztrotman4 was when I showed him Mark O'Meara was calling me. pic.twitter.com/KWv0NoyCzT