Photos: Beau Hossler’s Mom, Amy Balsz, Steals Show at 2012 U.S. Open

| by Alex Groberman

Beau Hossler went into this past Sunday tied for eighth place and with a very real chance at being the low amateur at the 2012 U.S. Open. He would eventually lose that distinction to 18-year-old Jordan Spieth after a particularly forgettable back nine, but not before leaving an impression on everyone who saw him compete.

This kid is going to be a star one day – no doubt about it.

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For now, though, he has to relinquish low amateur status to Spieth, and he has to understand that the biggest celebrity to come out of this weekend’s run wasn’t him – it was his mom. As tends to be the case at these sort of things (see: the 2012 NFL Draft), certain moms have a strange way of attaining superstar status at various sporting events.

It’s inexplicable, really.

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The average American throws away 82lbs of clothes:

Why has Hossler’s mom, Amy Balsz, been such a hot search item over the last few days? Tough to say…

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Maybe it’s because everyone wants to know what it was like for her raising such an impressive son. Yeah, that’s probably what it is.

(Kudos Larry Brown Sports, @cjzero)

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