Thomas Bjorn and the great Thom Lewis really have nothing in common except for the fact that they are in an unlikely position where they are sharing the leaderboard at the British Open. Bjorn is a 40 year old pro golfer who often wonders how long he can go on competing at the highest level of this sport while the amateur i.e. Lewis is making his championship debut with is best golfing skills yet to come. Baseball lines
The biggest difference here are their memories of Royal St. George’s Bjorn managed to take a very small step towards atonement with his birdie on par-3 16th hole which cost him the claret jug back in 2003 when he managed three shots in order to escape the pot bunker on his way up to a 5 under 65 in the toughest conditions of the opening round. Baseball betting lines
He made a birdie on Thursday, and couldn’t help but smile when he saw it bounce away from trouble and toward the flag.
“When I hit the shot, I thought, ‘This is going to struggle.’ So when it just made it over that bunker, that was just a smile of knowing that things were going my way today,” Bjorn said. Odds
He managed the birdie yesterday but couldn’t help to simile when he saw it bounce right away from the trouble and towards the flag. Bjorn said “When I hit the shot, I thought, ‘This is going to struggle.’ So when it just made it over that bunker, that was just a smile of knowing that things were going my way today,” Lewis managed to run off four straight birdies in the late part of the round and after an amazing stretch began on the par-5 14th that’s the hole where Lewis had wrapped up the British Boys Amateur Championship just two years ago. A par on the final hoe added 65 to his score, which is the lowest ever scored by an amateur in the British Open which puts as the first amateur to lead the championship in the last 43 years.
Lewis said “It was a special moment for me, winning here, and to come back to where you’ve won is extra special,” “I was just thrilled to be here, but to shoot 65 the first round was something I wouldn’t have thought. I was just happy to get the drive off the tee at the first, and that was all that mattered.”