J.B. Holmes’ reputation for slow play precedes him. So does Koepka’s outspokenness about pro golf’s pace-of-play issues. The two were bound to collide on Sunday, and it seemed like they did a few times on the back nine.
One day after Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre accused him of a lack of etiquette during Friday’s second round of 148th Open Championship, Kyle Stanley wasn’t too surprised to find a sizable group of journalists waiting for him at the conclusion of his third-round 73 on Saturday at Royal Portrush.
A night of reflection and a third-round two-under 69 Saturday at Royal Portrush did nothing to assuage Xander Schauffele’s displeasure with the R&A over the matter of his driver being found non-conforming prior to the start of the 148th Open Championship.