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After, maticulous course management for nearly two weeks, I found myself in the sandy graves of Royal Troon on the first three holes - that quickly ended any thoughts of a Stenson/Mickelson feud between Wylie and Clause. Let's call it PMVLD (post matchplay victory let down) that resulted losing properly 6&4 for the standard pint of Belhaven Best. The costly result came when I lost in Stableford points, as well, 31 to 27. That means Mike is ahead by 1point after 12 matches (not counting the 36-holes of fourball play at Muirfield. 370 (30,8) to 369 (30,8). Now that's a pretty good match. Let's talk about Royal Troon where Hendrik Stenson and Phil Michelson played the great final round of golf since The Duel in the Desert between Watson and Nicklaus in 1977 at Turnberry. Having ... read more
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