Perez (T-3) looks to remedy 'terrible' major record

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – Pat Perez’s major record is infinitely forgettable. In 24 Grand Slam starts he has exactly one top-10 finish, more than a decade ago at the PGA Championship. “Terrible,” Perez said when asked to sum up his major career. “I won sixth [place]. Didn’t even break top 5.” It’s strange, however, that his […]

Kisner doubles 18, defends not laying up

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – It was only fitting that Jean Van de Velde was there working as an on-course reporter on Friday as Kevin Kisner struggled his way up Carnoustie’s 18th fairway. Rolling along with a two-stroke lead, Kisner’s 8-iron approach shot from an awkward lie in the rough from 160 yards squirted right and bounced […]

Lyle birdies last hole in likely his final Open start

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – If this was Sandy Lyle’s final Open appearance, he went out in style. Playing on the final year of his automatic age exemption, the 60-year-old Scot buried a 30-foot birdie on the last hole. He missed the cut after shooting 9-over 151 over two rounds. “I was very light-footed,” he said. “I […]