Former amateur stand-out Peter Uihlein continued to make the most of a challenging Carton House layout at the Irish Open this morning, shooting a 68 in blustery conditions to grab a share of the halfway lead. (continue reading…)
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Playing in the Irish Open at Carton House just outside of Dublin, Rory McIlroy shot a lackluster two-over 74 in the first round. Afterward, he blamed his woes on poor driving and admitted to reporters that things just aren’t quite right, according to the AP: (continue reading…)
Still air, sky-high temperatures and soft conditions appear to have a knack for producing low, low scoring. Who knew?
The first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions in China, held this year on Mission Hills’ Olazabal layout (the positively sprawling venue now boasts of 12 “championship” designs and a further 180 holes), yielded two rounds of 65, four of 66 and a further 20 that dipped below the (nominal) par of 72.
Not bad for a shortened field, even if it is one populated almost exclusively by the best and brightest of world golf (no Tiger or Rory, though: they’re the subjects of *sigh* another appearance fee controversy!). (continue reading…)