Rickie Fowler Plays Phoenix Open for 7-Year-Old Who Passed Away, Nearly Wins

Rickie Fowler did not win the 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open, but he did leave his mark on this year’s tournament. Fowler, who finished T11 after a 73 on Sunday, played all week in honor of a 7-year-old named Griffin Connell.

Connell was a local who came to the event every year to see Fowler and his caddie Joe Skovron. He passed away two weeks ago.

Griffin was diagnosed