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The Open Championship 2019


Here’s a thread to discuss the Open Championship.

Ugh, this is sad, one of my favorite golfers of all time, David Duval, scores a 91 on the first day.


https://www.golfchannel.com/news/201...hole-shoots-91
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I sort of remember him suffering a tragic decline, so I googled him and got this from Wikipedia:

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Duval received his PGA Tour card in 1995, earning it after becoming two-time ACC Player of the Year, 1993 National Player of the Year, and playing two years on the Nike Tour (where he won twice). Between 1997 and 2000, Duval finished all four seasons top-5 on the PGA Tour's money list, including being the leading money winner and scoring leader in 1998. In addition to his major title, he also won the 1997 Tour Championship and the 1999 Players Championship.

Following Duval's victory at the 2001 Open Championship, he never won again on the PGA Tour and his performance declined dramatically due to injuries and various medical conditions. As a result, he lost his tour card in 2011.


He went from the very heights to the very depths as if someone flipped a switch. Very sad.
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Homertown favorite Rory McIlroy suffered an ignominous 8 on the first hole, and never really recovered, carding a 79.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sport...bogey-8/396969
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That's a MESS of guys at -3!

Some big names are gonna have to go low tomorrow to make the cut.
After day 1, +2 is in 72d place.
Mick is +5, Tiger +7, Rory +8...

And yeah, Duval's fall was astounding. Right up there w/ Ian Baker Finch!
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