CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – The winners of the British Open are expected to throw back some celebratory drinks . Damn, the trophy is a damned wine jug. But while drinking should come after the end of the last round, a man's decision to drink the night led to almost becoming a first major title.
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Eddie Pepperell finished the finals in the 147th Open Championship in sixth place, but his five under pars looked pretty good, apart from Francesco Molinari, who fought on Sunday in Carnoustie. So how did the Brit explain his last round to climb in red wine jug?
"I was a bit hungover," said Pepperell, who still ended up with the best major championship finish of his career . "I'm not going to lie, I had too much to drink last night And yesterday I was so frustrated that today really, I would not write down, but I did not feel in the golf tournament" Whether I scored 69 or 73 today, it would be not heartbreaking. But I shot 67 at that time. So, you know, it's a fun game. "
Funny, this would have been the perfect play of David Wells in 1998 as the heroically hungover sport of recent history.
The 27-year-old Pepperell later explained : "I did not really have much to drink, only I'm a lightweight, yes. Anyway, weekend hackers everywhere have even less excuse for playing badly.
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