Scott nearly matches majors record
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England -- At the first hole Thursday morning, Steve Williams told his boss, Adam Scott, to start his day as though it were on 72nd hole on Sunday. Scott had played well in the Masters and the U.S. Open, but his chances of winning had been hampered by sloppy first rounds. Williams, who had caddied for Tiger Woods in 13 of his major wins, wasn't going to let his man begin the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes with another bad start.
Williams' pep talk ...
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2012 OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
2012 venue: Royal Lytham & St. Annes
Where: Lytham St. Annes, England
TV coverage: All four rounds on ESPN
Yardage, par: 7,086 yards, par-70
Past champions: Complete list