TROON, Scotland — Justin Rose said he woke up early Thursday morning and thought all the lights were on in his rented house.
“I realized it’s actually the sunshine,” he said. “We’ve rented this house for two weeks. The whole house looked different. It was literally the first bit of sun we’ve had.”
One hopes he, and all of them, enjoyed it. We know one guy who did.
The 156 entrants were able to whistle while they worked on a sun-splashed opening day of the 145th Open Championship, and no one whistled louder than Phil Mickelson.
The party may be over when the weather blows in Friday, but while it was still hopping, the 46-year-old champion of the 2013 Open, who wasn’t…