The biggest change belonged to Villegas. At some point this year, he realized that he played golf for a living and figured it wasn't worth getting overly frustrated about his scores.
"The game comes and kind of bites us, and the last year and a half hasn't been pretty, I can tell you that," he said. "Even though I kept putting in the hours, sometimes it doesn't matter. You put those hours in and if you're not having fun, you're not going to get much out of it. So I've definitely changed a little bit the attitude. And, yes, I've been playing a lot better. ... I've had a great attitude the last few months and I've been really close."
The tough part will be going to the Magnolia course Friday, and that goes for Wi, too.
He opened with a 61 at Monterey Peninsula in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am and took a three-shot lead into the final round until he opened with a four-putt double bogey and wound up finishing second to Phil Mickelson. He had the lead at Bay Hill and was tied with Tiger Woods going into the weekend until he faded, and Woods won his first tour event in more than two years.
Mickelson is in Singapore. Woods is taking time off. The biggest name at Disney is Davis Love III, who opened with a 73. Wi still has a long way to go before Sunday.
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