Francesco Molinari is the first Italian to win The Open. How did he do it? With aggressive consistency. I talked about this for the last three days and Molinari showed that shooting steady golf, keeping the ball in play, and hitting it close when needed was the key to success. Because of this, he earned the title of Open Champion! Continue reading
That was the best golf I have seen at a Major on day 3 in years. Who would have predicted that there would be three tied at the top of the leaderboard with 9 players within 4 strokes. Given the action on Moving Day, I would say that they and probably others are in the hunt for the Claret Jug! Continue reading
The dust has settled and the players show survived the cut are getting down to business. They even the players who are 9 stokes back understand that a low round of 64 or 63 will put them back into the hunt. So holding back is not an option today. Conversely, those at the top of the leader board will likely play an aggressive conservative approach to their round. Take advantage when they can and protect their score the rest of the time! Moving day at The Open will be great to watch! Continue reading
Friday at The Open is the most important day of the third Major of the year. This is day that will determine who plays on the weekend and who goes home. It is a stressful day for all the bubble guys and looking at the leaderboard, one stroke lost could determine your fate. Is it possible to play aggressively conservative? Continue reading
As I sit and recieve my chemo treatment today, I am watching The Open on my tablet. I am using The Open app to watch the featured 8, 9, and 10 holes. The coverage is very good and it provides a great overview of the course conditions and how Carnoustie is not as nasty as I had first thought.