The perks of a major winner


BETHESDA, Md. – Your U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover arrived at Congressional just before 9 a.m. on Tuesday. The whirlwind will continue through the British Open, the last of a five-event stretch that began at Bethpage.

As for the U.S. Open trophy, the silver chalice was taken to Sea Island (Ga.) Resort, where Glover spends much of his “off” time fishing and working on his game. He plans to take it home to Greenville, S.C., himself after the British Open.

The perks that come with a major championship also keep piling up. Glover, a life-long Yankees fan (“I liked ’em when they weren’t doing too good,” he said.), is scheduled to throw out the first pitch at the Aug. 26 game against Texas while he is in town for The Barclays.

Both Glover and the Yankees figure to be in the midst of a playoff run at about that time.