Q. Can you just talk about the back nine improvement today over previous rounds?
DUFFY WALDORF: Well, the big improvement today is I made four birdies. The other day, the first day, I made four bogeys on the back side, no birdies. Yesterday I made two birdies, two bogeys, and today I made two bogeys and four birdies. So it really came down to today. I took advantage of my opportunities on the back. I had some birdie opportunities and took advantage of them.
I made a nice birdie on No. 11, had a close shot there. I think today I hit it the best on the back side. I actually had a good chance on No. 10 to make birdie from about 8 feet. I didn't make it. And then even coming in 16, 17, 18, I didn't hit anything close, but those were all good chances.
Today, I obviously made played my best, making all those birdies, making the most of the birdie opportunities. I think that was the difference. I'd like to get through there without making two to four bogeys every time. That would be nice. That's golf. There are tough holes out there.
Q. Will you be going to the Open?
DUFFY WALDORF: No, I'm going home tomorrow night.
Q. Can you talk about the condition of the course. From what you guys saw on television last night, I think we all saw rivers running through it. Were you surprised how good the place looked today or was that an illusion?
DUFFY WALDORF: I'm surprised how much it was about the same as it was two days ago. I mean it was a good rain yesterday and it had been drying out Thursday and Friday. And Friday I was thinking they might be able to go play the ball down on Saturday if there was no rain. It was that close to being there. To have that kind of rain and come back and today wasn't really any worse than the other days, it was pretty impressive. It drained really well. If you can get a little break here, the course has really good drainage. The holes on the bottom, the low fairways are a little soft, but that's to be expected.
On 18, the fairway was really good. 16, same thing. The elevated fairways, those are in good shape.
JOE CHEMYCZ: Thank you.
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