Weathering the storm at Turnberry
Padraig Harrington is looking for the kind of wet and storm-lashed week at Turnberry that will rule half the competitors out of the equation. "When conditions are easy," he says, "everyone has a chance. It plays to my advantage when the wind starts to blow."
Rory McIlroy, who two years ago collected the silver medal as the low amateur at Carnoustie as Harrington won the Claret Jug, is not of like mind. Though he arrived on the professional scene having played much the ...
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138th OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
Stewart Cink might seem the villain after foiling Tom Watson's run at a sixth Claret Jug at the British Open. In time, though, the six-time PGA Tour winner will receive his due. Bob Harig
When: Thursday-Sunday, July 16-19
Where: Turnberry's Ailsa Course, Scotland
Yardage/Par: 7,204 yards; par 70
2009 champion: Stewart Cink