Once again, The Open delivered a compelling final round befitting golf’s oldest championship.
The 42-year-old Tiger Woods seized the lead – and the golf world’s attention – early in the back nine, adding fuel to an improbable comeback. Jordan Spieth fought valiantly to defend his title. Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy thrilled the locals with spirited charges on the closing holes. In all, at least a half-dozen golfers battled atop the leaderboard as the holes dwindled and the sun began to dip over historic Carnoustie, which bared its teeth via strong breezes and hole locations tucked in corners.
The book is closed on another year of international professional golf. Once again, the world’s best golfers thrilled, inspired and amazed those of us who play the game for recreation and pleasure. Under immense pressure, they remained poised and produced incredible shots that dazzled galleries and television viewers, probably sending more than a few of us racing to the nearest driving range to try and replicate the feats we had just witnessed.
Last week the golf world witnessed a most memorable Masters Tournament, whereby the spotlight was without question on 21 year old, Jordan Spieth. Spieth was not alone in making the game look easy, but nonetheless he made it look the easiest. What an exciting week for golfers and non-golfers alike who witnessed this exceptional turn of events. Better still, was PerryGolf and many of our clients. How to win friends and influence people in the golf and travel industries? PerryGolf explains here…