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Virtual Periscope:
Attending the 130th British Open by Web

Royal Lytham & St Annes
July 19-22, 2001

Congratulations David Duval! (Champion at -10) And also Niclas Fasth (2nd at -7).

 


by Geoff Mangum
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Updated Thursday, April 5, 2007 10:24 AM.

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Tee Times and TV Schedules

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72-Hole Sunday Evening Summary

Best
Strong
Average
Weak

Top 30 rank after Round 3 plus Top 30 finishers

Contents / Top of Page

Player

Pos.


rnd3
rnd4

Score

Fwy%

strong = >65%

GIRs %

strong= >65%

Putting
total/per rnd avg/per GIR avg
Birdies
+ Eagles
Bogeys
+ Double Bogeys
Comment
Duval, David

T1

1

-10 / 69-73-65-67
60.7
68.1
116 / 29.0 / 1.713
20 / 5-3-7-5
8 / 3-3-1-1
+ 1 DB rnd 2
Magnificent rnd 3, staying out of trouble, very low Putts per GIR stat (sticking it and holing out well), birdie machine.
Fasth, Niclas

T20

T2

-7 / 69-69-72-67
71.4
66.7
115 / 28.3 / 1.820
15 / 5-4-1-5
8 / 3-2-2-1
Fantastic tournament! Came out blazing in rnd 4 at 4 under thru 7 holes, added a 5th birdie against only 1 bogey for most noteworthy finish in career; superb driving rnds 1, 2, and 4 (85.7% in rnds 1 and 4), strong putting overall. Excellent!
Wosnam, Ian

T1

T3

-6 / 72-68-67-71
69.6
58.3
109 / 27.3 / 1.756
13 / 3-4-3-3
+ 1 E rnd 3 + 1 E rnd 4
11 / 4-1-1-5
Great putting, 2-stroke penalty for 15 clubs in rnd 4 (hole #2)
Mayfair, Billy

T5

T3

-6 / 69-72-67-70
69.6
66.7
116 / 29.0 / 1.794
15 / 4-5-4-2
9 / 2-6-0-1
4th rnd a lot better than it looks! 85.7% fairways, 72.2% GIRs, but missed a putt ot two. Great showing!
Langer, Bernhard

T1

T3

-6 / 71-69-67-71
66.1
63.9
116 / 29.0 / 1.738
16 / 4-4-6-2
10 / 4-2-2-2
Too many putts (31) in rnd 4
Jimenez, Miguel Angel

T5

T3

-6 / 69-72-67-70
71.4
66.7
116 / 29.0 / 1.727
19 / 5-4-5-4
10 / 3-2-2-3
+ 1 DB rnd 2
Strong finish, could have done a little better but lots of birdies!
Clarke, Darren

T5

T3

-6 / 70-69-69-70
73.2
68.1
117 / 29.3 / 1.798
15 / 4-5-4-2
+ 1 E rnd 4
7 / 1-3-2-1
+ 1 DB rnd 1 1 DB rnd 4
Lots of GIRs rnd 4 (77.8%), strong finish but a few too many putts (31)
Els, Ernie

T14

T3

-6 / 71-71-67-69
71.4
69.4
118 / 29.5/ 1.797
15 / 4-2-6-3
9 / 4-2-2-1
Lots of GIRs in rnd 4 (77.8%) and big move to T3, but still missed some chances with putts and sand play.
Parnevik, Jesper

T5

T9

-5 / 69-68-71-71
80.4
69.4
118 / 29.5 / 1.768
18 / 4-5-6-3
+ 1 E rnd 1
11 / 4-2-2 -3
+ 2 DB rnd 3
Missed some putts last 2 rnds (31 and 30)
Ilonen, Mikko

T-X

T9

-5 / 68-75-70-66
60.7
68.3
107 / 26.8 / 1.743
17 / 5-3-3-6
7 / 2-2-2-1
+ 1DB 1 Snowman 8 on par 4 in rnd 2
Strongest final-day finish (with Estes)! Evem missing fairways in rnd 4 (50.0%) he still hit GIRs and putted lights out.
Garcia, Sergio

T14

T9

-5 / 70-72-67-70
69.6
61.1
112 / 28.0 / 1.747
13 / 3-3-6-1
+ 1 E rnd 4
10 / 2-4-2-2
Strong off tee in rnd 3 & 4 (78.6% each day) and very good putting throughout.
Sutherland, Kevin

T28

T9

-5 / 75-69-68-67
71.4
79.2
122 / 30.5 / 1.740
16 / 3-4-3-6
7 / 3-2-0-2
+ 2 DB rnd 1
Really scrambling rnd 4, missed fairways (42.9%) but still hit GIRs (83.3%!!!), and putted well in rnd 4 -- very strong finish; except for 2 DBs in rnd 1, could have finish 2nd.
Montgomerie, Colin

T5

T13

-4 / 65-70-73-72

69.6

68.1

115 / 28.8 / 1.772

14 / 6-3-2-3
+ 1 E rnd 1
10 / 2-2-2-4
+ 1 DB rnd 3
Putting well, but generally weakening.
Jacquelin, Raphael

T5

T13

-4 / 71-68-69-72
69.6
62.5
114 / 28.0 / 1.681
13 / 4-4-4-1
9 / 4-1-2-2
Couldn't convert on birdie chances
Cejka, Alex

T1

T13

-4 / 69-69-69-73
71.4
56.9
110 / 27.5 / 1.684
19 / 4-4-7-4
12 / 2-2-5-3
+ 1 TB rnd 4
Started 4th rnd par-par-bogey-bogey-triple bogey and was done.
Andrade, Billy

T14

T13

-4 / 69-70-70-71
57.1
63.9
114 / 28.5 / 1.803
10 / 3-3-1-3
+ 1 E rnd 3
6 / 1-2-2-1
+ 1 DB rnd 4
Not strong enough off tee and too few birdies, but very clean on bogies - very consistent.
Smyth, Des

T14

T13

-4 / 74-65-70-71
67.9
68.1
117 / 29.3 / 1.693
15 / 3-6-4-2
+ 1 E rnd 2
11 / 4-2-3 -2
+ 1 DB rnd 1
Steady play, low Putts per GIR stat.
Goosen, Retief

T14

T13

-4 / 74-68-67-71
75.0
61.1
114 / 28.0 / 1.723
17 / 4-5-5-3
11 / 5-2-1-3
+ 1 DB rnd 1
Fantastic driving in rnd 3 (92.9%) fell off in rnd 4 (57.1%), poor GIRs in rnd 4 (50.0%), but putting strong last 3 days.
Roberts, Loren

T20

T13

-4 / 70-70-70-70
66.1
75.0
121 / 30.3 / 1.796
12 / 4-3-2-3
8 / 3-2-1-2
Extremely consistent play! but putting off a bit.
Singh, Vijay

T24

T13

-4 / 70-70-71-69
53.6
69.4
119 / 29.8 / 1.734
14 / 3-2-6-3
+ 1 E rnd 4
10 / 2-1-6-1
+ 1 DB rnd 4
Missed fairways in rnd 4 (50.0%) but scrambled to hit greens; DB on last hole kept him from T3.
Price, Nick

T5

T21

-3 / 73-67-68-73
62.5
63.9
115 / 28.8 / 1.695
17 / 3-6-6-3
14 / 5-2-2-5
Missed fairways (42.9%) and putts (33) in rnd 4
Love III, Davis

T28

T21

-3 / 73-67-74-67
60.7
58.3
111 / 27.8 / 1.756
18 / 2-5-4-7
13 / 4-1-5-3
+ 1 DB rnd 3
Very hot finish! 7 birdies & 3 bogies; overall, 2 great days, 2 off days.
Owen, Greg

T14

T23

-2 / 69-68-72-73
58.9
72.2
122 / 30.5 / 1.827
12 / 2-5-2-3
+ 1 E rnd
9 / 0-2-4-3
+ 1 DB rnd 3 1 DB nd 4
Scrambling, didn't work out too well in rnd 3 or 4, poor putting
Campbell, Michael

T-X

T23

-2 / 71-72-71-68
73.2
63.9
113 / 28.3 / 1.758
12 / 4-2-2-4
+ 1 E rnd 1
8 / 2-3-2-1
+ 2 DBs rnd 1
Missed some GIRs in rnd 4 (55.6%) but still had only 25 putts for a strong finish.
Romero, Eduardo

T20

T25

-1 / 70-68-72-73
57.1
69.4
121 / 30.3 / 1.805
13 / 4-4-3-2
12 / 3-1-4-4
Poor putting, trouble hitting fairways in rnd 4 (50.0%).
Ogilvie, Joe

T5

T25

-1 / 69-68-71-75
55.4
70.8
121 / 30.3 / 1.781
15 / 4-5-4-2
11 / 2-2-4-3
+ 1 DB rnd 4
Missed fairways (42.9%) and putts (33) in rnd 4
Estes, Bob

TX

T25

-1 / 74-70-73-66
64.3
56.9
110 / 27.5 / 1.585
19 / 3-4-5-7
12 / 4-1-5-2
+ 3 DBs - 1 each rnds 1, 2 & 3
Strongest final-day finish (with Ilonen)! very hot putter, too.
Woods, Tiger

T28

T25

-1 / 71-68-73-71

62.5

68.1

118 / 29.5 / 1.773

15 / 3-4-3-5
9 / 3-1-3-2
+ 1 DB rnd 3 + 1 TripleB rnd 4
ho-hum... B+ game...
Lane, Barry

TX

29

even / 70-72-72-70
82.1
65.3
117 / 29.3 / 1.853
14 / 2-5-2-5
9 / 1-3-1-4 + 1TripleB rnd 2 1 DB rnd 3
Wonderful off the tee!
Rose, Justin

TX

T30

+1 / 69-72-74-70
60.7
63.9
120 / 30.0 / 1.777
13 / 1-3-3-6
+ 1 E rnd 1
13 / 1-4-6-2
+ 1 TripleB rnd 4
Not too sharp off tee even though very long (avg 302), poor putting.
Cink, Stewart

TX

T30

+1 / 71-72-72-70
57.1
66.7
119 / 29.8 / 1.762
14 / 5-3-3-3
13 / 3-4-4-2
+ 1 DB rnd 1
Eratic off tee, nothing special with putter.
Mickelson, Phil

TX

T30

+1 / 70-72-72-71
57.1
66.7
121 / 30.3 / 1.756
11 / 3-3-2-3
+ 2 Es rnd 1
14 / 6-2-3-3
+ 1 DB rnd 2
Missed a lot of fairways, poor putting (especially rnd 3, 35 putts), not the typical "birdie machine."
Vanhootegem, Nicolas

T20

T30

+1 / 72-68-70-75
62.5
59.7
114 / 28.5 / 1.779
15 / 3-5-5-2
12 / 4-2-4-2
+ 2 DB rnd 4
Good putting but trouble off tee (50.0%) and 2 DBs in rnd 4.
Dixon, David (Amateur)

T24

T30

+1 / 70-71-70-74
71.4
62.5
116 / 29.0 / 1.737
13 / 2-4-3-4
12 / 1-4-2-5
+ 1 DB rnd 4
Missed fairways and greens in rnd 4 (50.0% each), but stellar putting - great finish for the top amateur!
Price, Phillip

TX

T30

+1 / 74-69-71-71
51.8
52.8
109 / 27.3 / 1.663
16 / 2-5-4-5
11 / 3-3-2-3
+ 1 DB rnd 1 1 DB rnd 3 1 DB rnd 4
Missed a lot of fairways and greens but putted very well.
Verplank, Scott

TX

T30

+1 / 71-72-70-72
67.9
68.1
120 / 30.0 / 1.765
14 / 4-2-6-2
13 / 4-3-3-3
+ 1 DB rnd 3
Pretty balanced, putting off in rnd 2 and 4.
Hart, Dudley

T28

T37

+2 / 74-69-69-74
80.4
68.1
126 / 31.5 / 1.864
12 / 2-4-4-2
14 / 5-2-2-5
+ 1 DB rnd 3
Great off tee, rotten on greens, 2 good days, 2 bad days.
O'Meara, Mark

T24

T42

-3 / 70-69-72-76
60.7
61.1
116 / 29.0 / 1.815
15 / 3-4-6-2
16 / 2-2-5-7
+ 1 DB rnd 3
Rnd 4 had 7 bogies, 5 on back 9, missed fairways in rnd 4 (50.0%), poor finish (76 +5), fell 18 positions.
Lawrie, Paul

T24

T42

+3 / 72-70-69-76
53.6
59.7
116 / 29.0 / 1.909
12 / 2-3-5-2
13 / 3-2-3-5
+ 1 DB rnd 4
Too wayward off tee all 4 rnds and putting off in rnd 4, poor finish (76 +5), fell 18 positions.
Stricker, Steve

T28

T42

+3 / 71-69-72-75
58.9
63.9
118 / 29.5 / 1.841
9 / 3-4-2-0
8 / 3-2-1-2
+ 1 DB rnd 3 1 DB rnd 4
Missing greens and putts, poor finish.
Waldorf, Duffy

T28

T54

+5 / 70-73-69-77
62.5
61.1
121 / 30.3 / 1.753
15 / 5-3-4-3
18 / 4-5-2-7
+ 1 DB rnd 4
Too many putts as usual, bad finish with 50.0% fairways an 44.4% GIRs, poor finish (77 +6), fell 26 positions.
Fulke, Pierre

T5

T62

+7 / 69-67-72-83
64.3
65.3
119 / 29.8 / 1.807
12 / 4-4-3-1
10 / 2-0-2-6
+ 1 DB rnd 3 + 1 DB and 1 Snowman 8 on par 3 12th rnd 4
Horrible 4th rnd (83 +12), started by bogeying each of 1st 4 holes then played final 8 holes +8, fell 57 places.

54-Hole Sunday Morning Summary

Best
Strong
Average
Weak

Top 30 rank after Round 3

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Player
Pos.
Score
Fwy%
GIRs%
Putting
total/per rnd avg/per GIR avg
Birdies
+ Eagles
Bogeys
+ Double Bogeys
Comment
Cejka, Alex
T1
-6 / 69-69-69
78.6
61.1
84 / 28.0 / 1.662
15 / 4-4-7
9 / 2-2-5
Missing a few greens, too many bogies in rnd 3
Wosnam, Ian
T1
-6 / 72-68-67
71.4
57.4
80 /26.7 / 1.766
10 / 3-4-3
+ 1 E rnd 3
6 / 4-1-1
Great putting, real strong on keeping bogies off
Duval, David
T1
-6 / 69-73-65
59.5
66.7
87 / 29.0 / 1.694
15 / 5-3-7
7 / 3-3-1
+ 1 DB rnd 2
Magnificent rnd 3, missing too many fairways
Langer, Bernhard
T1
-6 / 71-69-67
66.7
63.0
85 / 28.3 / 1.678
14 / 4-4-6
8 / 4-2-2
Very steady play
Montgomerie, Colin
T5
-5 / 65-70-73
69.0
68.5
84 / 28.0 / 1.697
11 / 6-3-2
+ 1 E rnd 1
6 / 2-2-2
+ 1 DB rnd 3
Putting well, but generally weakening
Fulke, Pierre
T5
-5 / 69-67-72
61.9
72.2
87 / 29.0 / 1.743
11 / 4-4-3
4 / 2-0-2
+ 1 DB rnd 3
Scrambling a bit but excellent job keeping bogies off card
Parnevik, Jesper
T5
-5 / 69-68-71
83.3
72.2
88 / 29.3 / 1.721
15 / 4-5-6
+ 1 E rnd 1
8 / 4-2-2
+ 2 DB rnd 3
Very very strong play, weak rnd 3 but if a few putts fall....
Jacquelin, Raphael
T5
-5 / 71-68-69
71.4
61.1
84 / 27.3 / 1.602
12 / 4-4-4
7 / 4-1-2
Strong and consistent
Ogilvie, Joe
T5
-5 / 69-68-71
59.5
70.4
88 / 29.3 / 1.734
13 / 4-5-4
8 / 2-2-4
Missing too many fairways but recovering well
Clarke, Darren
T5
-5 / 70-69-69
73.8
64.8
86 / 28.7 / 1.802
13 / 4-5-4
6 / 1-3-2
+ 1 DB rnd 1
Just a step out of phase with his A+ game
Price, Nick
T5
-5 / 73-67-68
69.0
63.0
82 / 27.3 / 1.649
14 / 3-6-6
9 / 5-2-2
Putting well but poor rnd 1
Jimenez, Miguel Angel
T5
-5 / 69-72-67
71.4
68.5
87 / 29.0 / 1.696
15 / 5-4-5
7 / 3-2-2
+ 1 DB rnd 2
Pretty steady, 1 unfortunate DB
Mayfair, Billy
T5
-5 / 69-72-67
64.3
64.8
86 / 28.7 / 1.776
13 / 4-5-4
8 / 2-6-0
Poor rnd 2, but just sneaking along into top-5 ...
Owen, Greg
T14
-4 / 69-68-72
57.1
74.1
92 / 30.7 / 1.825
9 / 2-5-2
+ 1 E rnd
6 / 0-2-4
+ 1 DB rnd 3
Scrambling, didn't work out too well in rnd 3
Andrade, Billy
T14
-4 / 69-70-70
54.8
61.1
84 / 28.0 / 1.814
7 / 3-3-1
+ 1 E rnd 3
5 / 1-2-2
Not strong enough off tee and too few birdies, but very clean on bogies
Smyth, Des
T14
-4 / 74-65-70
66.7
66.7
86 / 28.7 / 1.616
13 / 3-6-4
+ 1 E rnd 2
9 / 4-2-3
+ 1 DB rnd 1
Lots of birdies
Garcia, Sergio
T14
-4 / 70-72-67
66.7
59.3
83 / 27.7 / 1.718
12 / 3-3-6
8 / 2-4-2
So-so for him....
Goosen, Retief
T14
-4 / 74-68-67
81.0
64.8
86 / 28.7
14 / 4-5-5
8 / 5-2-1
+ 1 DB rnd 1
Very bad start but righted himself and getting stronger ...
Els, Ernie
T14
-4 / 71-71-67
73.8
66.7
88 / 29.3 / 1.801
12 / 4-2-6
8 / 4-2-2
Not putting all that well, just so-so ...
Fasth, Niclas
T20
-3 / 69-69-72
66.7
64.8
87 / 28.3 / 1.862
10 / 5-4-1
7 / 3-2-2
Young Swede having a great tournament, not putting all that well
Roberts, Loren
T20
-3 / 70-70-70
66.7
74.1
90 / 30.0 / 1.775
9 / 4-3-2
6 / 3-2-1
Great stat on GIR but putting not too good, so he must not be sticking his greens close
Romero, Eduardo
T20
-3 / 70-68-72
59.5
74.1
91 / 30.3 / 1.773
11 / 4-4-3
8 / 3-1-4
Poor putting, similar to Roberts
Vanhootegem, Nicolas
T20
-3 / 72-68-70
66.7
59.3
83 / 27.7 / 1.766
13 / 3-5-5
10 / 4-2-4
Missing greens
O'Meara, Mark
T24
-2 / 70-69-72
64.3
61.1
85 / 28.3 / 1.754
13 / 3-4-6
9 / 2-2-5
+ 1 DB rnd 3
Fairly steady, just too many bogies, but putting pretty well so it's probably chipping and sand play that are weak
Dixon, David (Amateur)
T24
-2 / 70-71-70
78.6
66.7
88 / 29.3 / 1.797
9 / 2-4-3
7 / 1-4-2
Super amateur, great stats, just not enough birdies
Singh, Vijay
T24
-2 / 70-70-71
54.8
70.4
89 / 29.7 / 1.729
11 / 3-2-6
9 / 2-1-6
Weak off tee, putter cool
Lawrie, Paul
T24
-2 / 72-70-69
52.4
59.3
82 / 27.3 / 1.752
10 / 2-3-5
8 / 3-2-3
Too wayward off tee but putting well
Love III, Davis
T28
-1 /
57.1
61.1
85 / 28.3 / 1.823
11 / 2-5-4
10 / 4-1-5
+ 1 DB rnd 3
Similar to Lawrie but too many bogies
Stricker, Steve
T28
-1 / 71-69-72
57.1
66.7
87 / 29.0 / 1.755
9 / 3-4-2
6 / 3-2-1
+ 1 DB rnd 3
About the same as Love but too few birdies
Woods, Tiger
T28
-1 / 71-68-73
61.9
64.8
88 / 29.3 / 1.792
10 / 3-4-3
7 / 3-1-3
+ 1 DB rnd 3
ho-hum... B+ game...
Hart, Dudley
T28
-1 / 74-69-69
83.3
70.4
93 / 31.0 / 1.849
10 / 2-4-4
9 / 5-2-2
+ 1 DB rnd 3
Great off tee, rotten on green
Waldorf, Duffy
T28
-1 / 70-73-69
66.7
66.7
91 / 30.3 / 1.754
12 / 5-3-4
11 / 4-5-2
Too many putts as usual
Sutherland, Kevin
T28
-1 / 75-69-68
81.0
77.8
93 / 31.0 / 1.787
10 / 3-4-3
5 / 3-2-0
+ 2 DB rnd 1
Great off tee, rotten on green

 

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