Ah yes, today we had our first glimpse of the lovely shades of brown on the greens, the fairways and the rough at Royal Troon. And what do you know, an Englishman & Frenchman are atop the leaderboard. This will not last long. These gentlemen played great today and I hope they enjoyed all the interviews after golf today, because tomorrow Paul Casey & Thomas Levet will not be the golfers getting interviewed.
What do Paul Casey, Thomas Levet, Michael Campbell, K.J. Choi, Gary Evans, Kenneth Ferrie, Alastair Forsyth, Mathew Goggin, Marten Olander & Carl Pettersson all have in common? They are the first 10 names on the leaderboard after today's round. What else do they have in common? None of these golfers will win the British Open. You want one more? None of these men are from the United States.
The other day I mentioned who I thought would win the British Open, I still stand by my picks. I wish David Duval had played today so we could have had a good laugh at his expense. Tomorrow I hope the winds blow stronger than John Daly's sphincter after a bowl of chili.