KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship - Round One
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Davis Love III has battled a battery of injuries the last few years, but he traveled to Texas this week because he wanted to see everything he had heard so much about at PGA Frisco. He opened with a round of 73.

“It never let's up,” he said of Fields Ranch East. “They always say, well, it's right there in front of you. Well, it's not right there in front of you; you got to figure it out,” said Love III, the 1997 PGA champion and two-time Ryder Cup captain. "There's all kinds of little challenges that you wouldn't get a lot of places. I played a few of his (Gil Hanse’s) courses and watched a few of 'em on TV lately and you just have to think about every shot.

KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship - Round One
FRISCO, TX - MAY 25: Davis Love III knocks sand off of his shoes during the first round of the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship at Fields Ranch East on Thursday, May 25, 2023 in Frisco, Texas. (Photo by Ryan Lochhead/PGA of America via Getty Images)
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“A lot of times out there I started thinking I was playing like a Kapalua hole or a Seminole hole. Like if I hit it over there it will end up over there. Even the last hole I hit a 4-iron in and there's no hole, there's no pin. You don't even shoot at the pin. ... So there's a lot of British Open kind of thinking out there. Linksy course on a big horse farm.”

Love said his last line with a smile. Overall, he was highly impressed with the property and all that is going on at PGA Frisco. 

"It's going to be a really cool place for a golf trip because you got two great golf courses and so much other things to do," he said. "I want to play the short course and I want to play the putting course and all that kind of stuff. So I was excited to come see it, because it's such a massive project ,and I've heard about it really for three or four years."

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