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Peyton Manning and a Fox News anchor played in a tournament at Winged Foot. Here's what happened. (golfweek.usatoday.com)

Don’t mistake the pained expressions following each swing for pain and suffering.

Those are new game faces.

Peyton Manning knew what he was up against when he came to Winged Foot this week to play in the 84th Anderson Memorial Four-Ball Invitational, which includes some of the best amateur combinations in the country.

He enjoyed the golf. He enjoyed the experience. He needed a hug.

“I have no business playing on this level, but I actually kind of hung in there,” Manning said Friday after narrowly missing a putt for par on the West Course’s iconic 18th hole. “I birdied No. 1 today and birdied No. 10. I birdied the 13th on the East yesterday so I’ll go home with that. I had it all in perspective the whole time and I really enjoyed myself.”

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