The biggest names in golf have descended on Palm Beach Gardens for the Honda Classic including one hometown favorite. Rickie Fowler has made quite a name for himself on the PGA tour and that popularity carries a lot of weight around in northern Palm Beach County.
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“This is my home now, I feel we have a lot of support,” says Fowler.
Ask him where he’s from and he’ll tell you California, except when the Honda Classic rolls into town.
“This is the one tournament that I have them announce me out of Jupiter,” Fowler says. The 8-year resident of Jupiter, currently ranked 7th in the world, teed off Thursday to defend his title.
We caught up with The 2017 Honda Classic winner last week to talk about golf and life off the course.
"We get out paddleboarding quite a bit, we get…