2021 Open: Round One Wrap

Players take advantage of R&A-softened fairways, plus Spieth's wisdom, Bryson's driver bungle, other quotables, TV notes, reads, Tweets and two swell videos

Those Slumbered fairways kept balls in play and round one scores astonishingly low. Louis Oosthuizen posted 64 to set up another bridesmaid finish, while Jordan Spieth posted 65 and appreciated how the R&A slowed the fescue down.

“I kind of got away with a couple tee shots in the first cut that, maybe if it was firmer, may have worked their way just in…

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