Q. How many fairways did you miss?
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: Three. I've got to say that's -- it's not good out there. If you're missing -- like I missed one fairway, and I could just about hit 80 yards out of it. The other two times I was in a bunker, which was obviously fine. And the other time I kind of just got out of a bunker, so it wasn't too heavy, just at the edge. This week, you know, it helps if you're a long hitter, but you want to be a straight hitter. A good driver of the ball is going to do well this week. It sets up for a good driver of the ball. Who hits it a good distance, but straight off the tee.
Q. How tired did you feel?
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: Fine, to be honest. I was in bed reasonably early, so I got enough sleep, just I kept waking up and tossing and turning.
Q. Did you come here direct from Singapore?
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: Malaysia.
Q. How did you do that?
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: How -- sorry?
Q. How do you do that?
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: As in by --
Q. What route?
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: Sorry. I flew to Taiwan and from Taiwan to LA. So it was --
Q. How long did that take?
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: Five hours, the first flight and -- not really sure the second flight, somewhere between 12 to 14 hours. I sleep all the time in the plane, so I hardly -- I didn't notice it at all, actually. It went really quickly.
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: No.
Q. Just do that naturally?
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: Just naturally. I read a book and then fall asleep. It's one of the good things. I'm nearly as good at sleeping as I am playing golf.
Q. 73 last round, was it?
PADRAIG HARRINGTON: Yeah, yeah. You know, I certainly would expect -- it's very hard when you start off -- I expected to start off a bit like that, and I got a good start, made some birdies, last round, I was just thinking too much, because I'm so competitive. When you're not sharp, you've got all the different equations going. I putted badly, a few things happened, and it's easy enough when you're trying too hard and you're not really that sharp -- that's something I have to guard against this week, obviously. I have to be stronger mentally. And that's what playing does. The more rounds I get in this week the sharper I will be, the less mistakes I'll make. That's what you're trying to do at the start of the year, is try and get some competitive golf under your belt.
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