There is a cliché in golf about how dinner always tastes better when a round ends on a positive note. Make a clutch birdie on 18, and it will be delicious. Make a bogey, and you might need help washing it down.
Most are thrilled to have fans to play for and feed off of, but as Tyrrell Hatton found out on Friday, it’s significantly less fun when you’re an Englishman on the cut line trying to save bogey and some troll is running his mouth during your putting stroke
In a year when he added a sixth Major title to his collection – becoming the oldest to win a men’s Major in the process – the 2013 Open champion has otherwise been reduced to also-ran status on almost a weekly basis.
The timeless advice from Peter Thomson, the memories of Greg Norman’s 1993 victory and a driver setup that made him a Masters champion. This is the formula that Adam Scott believes can finally deliver the Open win he craves above all others.