Monday, July 23, 2012

Adam Scott said all the right things following his dreadful collapse yesterday at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, but it probably doesn’t make coming home without the Claret Jug any easier. Nor does this mistake that ESPN’s coverage caught in the aftermath: Scottmedal That screen grab, from Yahoo’s Jay Busbee, is an image of the Gold Medal that Open Championship victors receive in addition to a replica of the Claret Jug. Apparently, the R&A metal smiths had taken the liberty to trace Scott’s name in in preparation for engraving. Oops. This Isn't the Football Pitch? Carlos Tevez makes a living carrying soccer club Manchester City F.C as a striker. So what could the Argentinian superstar possibly be doing carrying golf clubs? Supporting compatriot Andres Romero at the Open Championship, reports The Daily Mail’s JJ Anisiobi:

Carlos said of his day: 'It was my first time at The Open and I enjoyed it but my shoulder is killing me.It’s much easier playing football than carrying that big bag around.'
The two men had a laugh as they made their way around the course and Carlos, who is an avid golf player in his spare time, picked all the right clubs for Andres to use.
He followed orders perfectly, unlike his days at Manchester City, and even pulled out a flag as his friend attempted a put [sic].

A Break From Olympic TV PBS brings some respite
The program features interviews with ASGCA President Bob Cupp and fellow members Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye and Bill Coore, among many others.
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