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Woods Defends Claims & Rightfully He Was Not Aiming At Crowd In Hitting Second Shot At Carnoustie Second Hole.

Carnoustie, Scotland …. Tiger Woods found himself having to defend accusations he was directly aiming at the crowd in hitting his second shot at the second hole on the second day of the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie. Woods played his tee shot at the second that flew right and falling in rough but short of the crowd behind spectator ropes. There is suggestions Woods was aiming his second shot over the watching crowd and that no effort had been made to move the crowd from any risk of ...

Russell Knox Says ”I Might As Well’ Strike Up Conversation With Boyhood Hero Tiger Woods.

Carnoustie, Scotland …  Scotland’s Russell Knox wasted little time getting to his one of his playing partners on the opening day of the 147th Open Championship. Knox had played his second shot into the opening green when he found his way walking towards the green with the 14-time Tiger Woods. It would not be the first time over the course of the next near five hours the duo were seen in conversation. And after posting a two-over par 73 Knox was asked if he felt in awe playing alongside ...

UK Visa Blunder Leaves Vegas Red-Faced & Lucky To Tee-Up At Carnoustie

Carnoustie, Scotland … Jhonattan Vegas was very lucky to have teed-up in the 147th Open after stupidly letting his UK visa lapse. The three-time PGA Tour winner Vegas had visa issues that started last week when he was supposed to leave for Scotland on July 12. A flurry of activity did not get the issue resolved until Wednesday, meaning he would fly overnight from his home in Houston and not arrive until the wee hours of Thursday morning. His agent arranged for a helicopter to take him from ...

147th Open Championship – First Round Carnoustie Notebook

Carnoustie, Scotland … Marks the fourth time Kisner Kisner has held the first-round lead/co-lead on PGA TOUR and second time in a major championship Kisner’s 22 putts tied his career-low number of putts on TOUR (R3/2017 Sony Open in Hawaii) Last nine Open champions began with a round in the 60s (74/2008/Padraig Harrington) Top seven players on the leaderboard represent either USA or South Africa, all seeking their first major title Ryan Moore (T42/2007), Pat Perez (T20/2007), Zach ...

Woods Overcomes Neck Concern, Using Driver Just Once Carding Carnoustie 71.

Carnoustie, Scotland …. Three-time former Open Champion, Tiger Woods overcome a neck injury and using the driver just once to end his three-year Open Championship absence with a level par 71 on the opening day of the 14th Open Championship at Carnoustie. Woods got off to a brilliant start birding the first and fourth holes to race to two-under but let slip the chance to go three-under at the par-5 sixth hole before maknig the turn at two-under. The 14-time Major winner dropped a shot in finding ...

Gary Player – It’s The Bottom Line That Always Counts.

Carnoustie, Scotland  This year’s Open Championship marks the 50th anniversary of Gary Player’s 1968 Open Championship success. It was here at Carnoustie the champion South African golfer captured a second Open and the fourth of nine Grand Slam titles. Astoningly, Player won 165 professional victories in his career and in visiting the Open Championship Media Centre on Wednesday I asked the now 82-year old how he judged success and what he based his opinion. “If you run a business ...

Tiger Woods Tees-Up Sunday At Carnoustie – First Time In 11-Years.

Carnoustie, Scotland … Tiger Woods is all set to end an 11-year absence when he tees-up in this week’s 147th Open Championship. The last time Woods has seen Carnoustie was in finishing T11th in the 2007 Open. And the 14-time Major winner was keen to get a look at the Scotland course teeing-up around 3.40pm and hitting off the first. Woods spent little time on the range and in what was about 20-minutes before making his way to the tee and using an iron to find the opening fairway. One ...