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Johnny on the Spot
Alan Shipnuck
August 04, 1997
Johnny Miller found his Senior debut plenty of fun but less than fulfilling
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August 04, 1997

Johnny On The Spot

Johnny Miller found his Senior debut plenty of fun but less than fulfilling

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Johnny: "Aw, piss."

Not being there for Todd after his loss (5 and 4 to Jim Park of Fullerton, Calif.) is exactly the kind of thing that bothers Miller. "There's a little bit of a war going on," he says of his competing interests.

Which side should we expect to win out? This was put to Linda Miller, who beat the sun to the airport on Saturday morning so she could get to Utah in time for her husband's second round. The query was greeted with a long, throaty laugh. "I never know from one day to the next what he's going do," she said. "That's kind of the family joke: What's Johnny up to now?"

Says the man himself, "I've already done my golf, O.K.? That's the hardest thing for people to understand. I don't need golf. That could change. In a way, I hope it does."

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