It just takes a lot out of you.
Clarke, 48, has not made a cut on the European Tour since last year's Open Championship and he has dropped outside the top 1000 in the world rankings. But if you don't truly believe in it, it's not really going to happen. "I wish him a speedy recovery and all the best", Hahn said on Twitter, referring to Snedeker and caddie Scott Vail.
McIlroy played his first British Open as an 18-year-old at Carnoustie 10 years ago, and he is well satisfied by his achievements in golf. That was his second victory on the season, having also captured the clambake at Pebble Beach. He nearly played himself into contention at the U.S. Open, before dropping back, and he's coming off a tie for second at the BMW International Open. his most recent appearance.
But despite some players finding a shorter and more efficient alternative route during Monday's practice round, the same won't be happening on the 9th hole at Royal Birkdale at the 146th Open this week. It's very frustrating, especially when you feel like you're in form and it really makes that much of a difference, because it's that much harder.
"I think it's going to be a very exciting time. It's just a matter of putting it all together". Because you're like, I can't shoot those scores.
"And that's the tricky thing about playing in the wind in the build-up to this event - you run the risk of getting into a few bad habits, just of trying to keep the ball down".
This year is know different but I do want to get you prepared for golf's 3rd major of the year.
This will be the 10th time The Open is held at Royal Birkdale, with the club holding its first Open Championship in 1954.
"Jordan Spieth is the best putter in the world today and it's the kind of golf course Jordan Spieth could win on".
Fowler is one of the heavy favourites to claim the Claret jug on Sunday.
The latter won at Birkdale in 1961, and a plaque sits by the 16th fairway to commemorate a famous shot he hit from a bush en route to the title.