He didn’t even have to think about it.
Carnoustie has a reputation for providing one of the toughest golfing challenges in the world.
For the traditional Swilcan Bridge trophy pictures the organisers missed a trick by not getting Victor Perez to sit on a bucket.
He has been a professional for over a decade, won big tournaments on both sides of the Atlantic and carried the tag of ‘Scottish number one’ for a few of those seasons on tour.
Many a golfer will have dreamed about holing a 40-foot putt on the 18th on an Open Sunday.
The likes of Bobby Locke, Fred Daly and Peter Alliss were competing when a young Sandy Lyle started out on his Open journey.
Russell Knox has got the Tiger love out of his system.
Danny Willett hasn’t won at St Andrews, but an Old Course lesson helped set him up for his biggest career success.
The kid waiting for Christmas analogy doesn’t do justice to Matthew Southgate counting down the days to Open week at Carnoustie.
It cost him the respect of his peers at the time and possibly even cost him any chance of becoming a Ryder Cup captain.