It’s too wet for golf, so here’s a few snippets of info for you all to digest…

I have learnt that…
Boo Weekley has left his fishing gear at home this week. He was also going to go and see a castle yesterday with his wife.

I have learnt that…
If he could win only one Major, Sergio Garcia would want to win the Open, preferably at St Andrews.

I have learnt that…
The marshals at Turnberry are very helpful. Refreshing, since you give someone a badge and it can sometimes give them the licence to start acting like Basil Fawlty.

I have learnt that…

The old boys still know how to play this game following former Open winners Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Mark O’Meara all toying with the first-round leaderboard.

I have learnt that…
At home I eat a lot of burgers, Away from home, I eat even more…

I have learnt that…
John Daly has de-lofted his hybrid from 14 degrees to 12.

I have learnt that…
Playing with Ryo Isikawa gave Lee Westwood a chance to “practise his Japanese’.

I have learnt that…
Ross Fisher plans to fly from Prestwick Airport to Farnborough should his wife suddenly go into labour, where he will be picked up by his dad. I make that about a two-hour round trip…

I have learnt that…
When five blokes are all sharing the same accommodation, and five blokes all go out for a curry, one toilet simply does not suffice.

I have learnt that…
JB Holmes takes far, far too long with his pre-shot routine, but the lad is playing well…

I have learnt that…
Sandy Lyle really needs to put a sock in it now.