He didn’t even have to think about it.
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.
For the traditional Swilcan Bridge trophy pictures the organisers missed a trick by not getting Victor Perez to sit on a bucket.
Carnoustie has a reputation for providing one of the toughest golfing challenges in the world.
Many a golfer will have dreamed about holing a 40-foot putt on the 18th on an Open Sunday.
Russell Knox has got the Tiger love out of his system.
The likes of Bobby Locke, Fred Daly and Peter Alliss were competing when a young Sandy Lyle started out on his Open journey.
Whatever happens over the rest of his career, young amateur Sam Locke will always have the tale to tell of the afternoon he roled home a birdie putt on the famous 18th hole at Carnoustie in The Open.
Paul Casey will turn 40 sitting just one shot off the lead in The Open championship.
The kid waiting for Christmas analogy doesn’t do justice to Matthew Southgate counting down the days to Open week at Carnoustie.