Q. How did the rain affect the golf course?
MEG MALLON: It made the course longer but the greens softer; a lot more receptive for hitting it closer to the pin. Over the years we have seen the course so different. I think it actually held the rain pretty well. I don't think we got as much as they predicted. That's good, because I know it can puddle up down here. That was just enough to make it receptive.
Q. Are you surprised how low the scores were today despite the rain?
MEG MALLON: Not really, just because it was -- you know, you knew that the ball was going to stop where you hit it. So, players are good out here, and there is a lot of them that are eager to win and are playing well, so, I'm not surprised at all. I knew I had to keep going. That's why it was kind of disappointing. I knew that several people were going to play well.
Q. It obviously helps when you can pick up the ball and clean it up I suppose?
MEG MALLON: Yeah, you know, it's rough. The golf course, we're here a little too early. You had a long winter. That's just the nature of what happens in the Northeast or in the Midwest for that matter. But we can go to Chicago next week and I'm sure it will be early to be there too. It's just one of those deals. They made the right decision by doing that. There is so many ruts in places where there is no grass and that kind of condition. I'm thankful for that.
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