British Open - Lets Go Rocco

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    I know there has to be a few golf fans out here. The third major of the year is lead by KJ Choi at the half-way point. I'm pulling for Rocco to get that one major he was so close to getting last month. Of course there was a guy named Tiger Woods who had other ideas.
    Lets go Rocco.
     
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    Rocco has my well-wishes also.

    I can't think of a golfer from Italian stock that has ever done well. But maybe the beer clouds my memory?

    Enlighten me if you know different, anyone.

     
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    I have always liked Rocco. I'd love to see Rocco, Norman and Duval late Sunday.
     
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    Now wouldn't that be something? What a gem for the PGA if that happens. A round of Grey Goose and Bitters for all.
     
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    Just minute, let's not get carried away here.

    Rocco, and even Robert, yes. Greg, meh.

    I hope for better then a PGA crowd at the top, come Sunday.
     
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    I'd like Monty of course, but I'm realistic and it's not going to happen. So in that case, I'm hoping for a repeat performance from McDowell who won the Scottish Open at Loch Lomond last weekend.
     
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    looks like the weather is going to play a big part today. Those going out later could have it a little better

    Would have like to see Justin Rose win this year but doesn't look like that will happen. Still I think he's got a major or two in him.

    Oh and watch out for Ian Poulter (and not just what he is wearing) only 4 shots off the lead


    Weather forecast for Royal Birkdale for today
     

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    I can't believe the wind is so strong that it is moving the ball when players get ready to putt. What a mental drain.
    +4 or 5 may have the lead going into the final round.
     
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    Norman +2. Harrington 2 back. Rocco 6 back and still in it.
     
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    Let's go Norman! Wow, what a performance in extremely difficult conditions. Norman versus Harrington will be an excellent matchup tomorrow.
     
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    I would swear that Norman played the wind today when he made a crooked putt. Not sure what hole it was, only a few holes from finish, the one where he stumbled in the wind as he retrieved his ball from the hole.
     
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    Another day of survival. No one can make any kind of run here. And where's Rocco?
    Ian Poulter looks the best right now, even in those pink pants.
     
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    Those conditions are ridiculous. I hope the Shark can hold on...
     
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    The shark is +5 through 11. Conditions ugly, hope he pulls through. Much as I like Rocco, gotta pull for Norman. Rocco has a lotta years left.
     
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    Poulter is looking good with two to go but in these conditions really wouldn't like to call it.
     
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    If Poulter can get in the clubhouse at +7, he's going to be hard to catch.
     
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    Wakefield on +10 through 13 isn't looking to bad either.

    And Greg has just stuck his drive on the 13th into a bunk, could this be the end of Greg's Championship???

    Still, at this moment in time, money has to be on Harrington retaining the Claret Jug.
     
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    Looks like Harrington's got it locked up if he makes this eagle putt.
     
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    Eagle putt goes down and Jug goes up. Well Played Paddy.
     
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    Fantastic last few holes by Harrington... The ladybirds have a home for another year :D
     
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    It'll be Tiger-less but it will still be a great major.
     
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    and not forgetting the Ryder Cup in September. Of course I'm predicting another super win for Europe.
     
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    U. S. A. ! This is our year for the Ryder Cup.
     

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