I'm really looking forward to the Irish Open this week not least because I haven't a clue who is going to win the darn thing !!!!
I have a soft spot for The Montgomerie Course having competed in the Irish Assistant Professionals Championship way back in 2006. (Top 15 finish incase you were wondering!!!).
It is a tough inland links design where lines off tees will be important and being somewhat long will be a help. In 2006 Thomas Bjorn was 5 under par in winning that rene
A lot of golf punters were left cursing the unusually bad wedge play of Phil Mickelson on Sunday as he let slip his best chance of winning the US Open at Merion.
Lefty was his usual wild self throughout the round but was left ruing mistakes on 13&15 to let his grip of the trophy slip.
The most solid performer of the day,and indeed the week, was the winner Justin Rose. He was tied 2nd for fairways hit (42/56), and tied 7th for greens in regulation (50/72) . These are two ver