Molinari won this event and the Johnnie Walker Championship in 2010 as he earned a captain's pick for the Ryder Cup team and he could be playing alongside brother Francesco again at next week's Open Championship. The top three players in the top ten this week not already exempt will head to Royal Portrush Golf Club, and Molinari will be looking to take his chance after only narrowly missing out in County Clare. "5h30min to play 18 holes on a golf course without rough is just too long. way too long!"
"It seems like every week I'm playing better".
"I think they were pretty generous in terms of the course set-up because they have never been here before", said McIlroy. "I'm building something every week and when you play golf like this, it's quite easy but then everything can change in a very short amount of time".
"If I'm not at Portrush, I will be lying on the beach in Portofino", he said.
The Italian, three times a victor on the European Tour, has grown tired of the amount of time it takes to play golf at the top end of the game these days and, after another long day in Morocco where he is competing in this week's Trophée Hassan, he took to Twitter to vent his frustration. 'It feels really good, he said.
Fowler (71) and McIlroy (67) played together on Day 1 of the Scottish Open.
There are some big names in action at the Renaissance Club in North Berwick, with four-time major victor Rory McIlroy among them.
But that hardly detracted from Immelman's excitement as the former Masters champion watched in delight as his ball landed a yard or so beyond the pin and spun back into the hole.
"I had a nice feel with my swing, playing into a bit of a breeze I was just trying to knock down some kind of a wedge". It came out ideal, started spinning up into the breeze, was looking really good. So, I'm very happy with my game at the moment, and just go day by day and see what happens. Samooja added five birdies to his ace at the 15th, while Donaldson and Pieters both went bogey free with seven birdies, and Slattery and Van Rooyen made eight gains with a single dropped shot. Immelman, 39, is a part-time player these days, working mainly as a television analyst with golf Channel in the United States. "It's the same as making an eagle", he said.
On the Europro Tour, Jonathan Caldwell (Clandeboye) is six shots back of leader Marco Penge going into the final day at the COBRA PUMA-NXT LVL Championship in Cheshire, with John-Ross Galbraith (Whitehead) two strokes further back. "There's a lot of golf to play, so just try to forget it as quick as possible".