Singleton living out his Open dream

Updated: July 17, 2014, 10:58 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPN.com

HOYLAKE, England -- The legend of the English factory worker, John Singleton, was born in the middle of the American cornfield that was home to Rend Lake College, where nobody was surprised that Singleton needed to borrow wedges to make his jump down from a forklift and into this week's Open Championship field.

A working-class kid playing a rich man's game in a foreign country, Singleton always leaned on the generosity of those close to him at the junior college off Interstate ...

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