Tag Archives: Hoylake

Open Championship: The Finale

A Prophecy Fulfilled Being declared Europe’s great hope at about 14 years of age is a lot for any kid to take on. Having your father bet a few hundred pounds on you at 16 to win the Open Championship … Continue reading

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Open Championship: Round 3

A Broken Clock Is Correct At Least Twice A Day Yesterday I posted about Round 2 at the Open smack dab in the middle of play. I lamented that Rory was being handed a trophy before he had even truly … Continue reading

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Open Championship: Round 2

Premature Speculation I’m on lock down later today, so I’m writing this Round 2 post a bit prematurely. As I sit and watch Rors play the back nine I see on my Twitter feed way too much speculation that Rory … Continue reading

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Open Championship: Round 1

It Was Thursday, So Of Course Rory McIlroy Went Low I don’t think anyone of us is surprised to see that Rory McIlroy leads the Open Championship after one round. Rory has gone low on Thursday at the Scottish Open, … Continue reading

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Open Championship: Day 3

This Is Starting To Feel Like Childbirth Not that I actually know what that feels like, I’m talking more generally about the anticipation of such an event. The Masters is great, so is the U.S. Open, but because this is … Continue reading

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Open Championship: Day 2

Press This Tuesdays at a major typically mean anyone of any importance to the championship will be asked to sit down and answer questions for the golf media. Adam Scott, Rory McIlroy, Tiger, and several others did just that today … Continue reading

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Open Championship: Day 1

A Slow News Day At Hoylake Unlike Masters or U.S. Open Mondays, the Monday at the British has to be the slowest day for anything that is actually newsworthy. It must have something to do with the travel or the … Continue reading

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All Tiger Open, Rory’s Bomb, And Zach’s 5th Major: Thursday Potluck

Don’t We See Every Shot He Hits Anyway?  ESPN announced this week that at the British Open they would use one of their online avenues (ESPN3 or the ESPN App) to broadcast Tiger only live during each of his rounds played … Continue reading

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Fresh Faces At Pinehurst, $woosh Stable Grows, And Tiger Going HAM: Hump Day Musings

Ladies Week At Pinehurst Now that the men have finished their week at Pinehurst, the USGA has changed the pillowcases and sheets at the Pinecrest Inn and moved the tees up 1000 yards so the women (or girls in some … Continue reading

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