NORTON — The estimate his fiancee provided was off. The machines at a laundromat in Providence needed another hour, at least.
They grabbed dinner. There was still time to kill. Kevin Chappell resorted to this option because his fourth PGA Tour event in as many weeks no doubt left him in a pinch, needing clean clothes, fast.
But these machines weren’t on schedule. They took their time.
So, he sat and waited.
“Time seems to pass slower when you’re sitting on [a] couch, doing laundry in the laundromat,” Chappell said Sunday, recalling events of last week.
It didn’t pass much quicker on Sunday, when storms doused New England, including TPC Boston, the site of the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Chappell had a 7 a.m. wake-up call, and then a 9:55 a.m. tee time. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.