Sitting nicely at one-under on the day (Scott started on No.10), Scott rinsed not one but two balls in the water down the left side. His first tee shot travelled 297 yards but never crossed land, forcing the Aussie to have to re-tee. Attempt No.2 (shot No.3) was nearly identical, failing to cross land and forcing him to have to hit a third ball from the tee box.
Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson, Tyrrell Hatton and Ian Poulter gathered for lunch in the clubhouse after their rough first rounds and Poulter (of course) took the opportunity to document their collective struggles.
From humble beginnings, the glowing career of Korea’s K.J. Choi includes eight PGA Tour wins – the most by an Asian golfer – but none was more satisfying that winning the Players Championship 10 years ago.