Q. Tom, what about the wind today, did the wind play any part?
TOM WATSON: The wind was a factor just like it was yesterday. A little bit different direction more from the west than from the south today. So it played a little bit differently. A lot of crosswinds. You had a lot of crosswinds on the golf course today. A little bit more into the wind yesterday going into the southerly holes and downwind on the northerly holes.
Q. How many holes did you play into the wind?
TOM WATSON: How many homes into the wind?
TOM WATSON: Right into the wind? I don't think there is any hole that went right square into the wind today. This is a north-south golf course; it's not an east-west golf course.
Q. I'm curious. Do you remember how many times you hit 2-iron off the tee today?
TOM WATSON: Let me count them up. Eight.
Q. And yesterday the answer to that question would have been zero?
TOM WATSON: Oh, no, yesterday I hit -- I don't know. Four or five times yesterday. I hit it two or three more times today than I did yesterday.
Q. Thank you. Putts?
TOM WATSON: Putts? How many?
TOM WATSON: Well, I putted for 16 birdies let's put it that way. I 3-putted twice. Whenever I have a putter in my hand I consider that's a putt even if you are on the fringe. I hit it off the putting surface a few times today as I did yesterday. And I 3-putted twice. But I putted for 16 birdies. I made one eagle, and one birdie and four bogeys. So two 3-putt bogeys. Two failed up and down bogeys.
Q. What did you hit it into the 8th hole on your second shot?
TOM WATSON: The 8th hole was a 4-wood, 17 degree 4-wood. I hope to see you tomorrow.
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