Be warned: I’ve been nodding off since 9pm local and it’s past midnight now, so I’m beyond delirious. There’s a good chance I might literally fall asleep on my keyboard, but I wanted to at least post a reader’s digest version of “Balls in the Air” and name some of my picks.
The forecast for Wednesday called for torrential showers. In fact, it was supposed to be the worst weather day of the week. Well, this is how things go at The Open — instead, the clouds cleared and the sun came out turning it into a beautiful afternoon.
A lot of players had finished their “work” and preparation for the week yesterday because of the weather forecast. Shortly after the skies cleared, the practice areas filled up with guys cramming in some extra reps or playing a few holes to test out the course conditions (links are sand-based and drain well, except for the bunkers here at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, apparently. (continue reading…)