As Jack Bows Out
With Jack Nicklaus having departed both the Open Championship at
Monty Well Positioned for Collapse
Colin Montgomerie is in contention for the one major championship in golf that means more to him than any other. The revered Scot whose pedigree runs through Royal Troon Golf Club in well positioned to make a run at this year’s Open Championship and become the Champion Golfer for the year. Unfortunately for Monty, every serious golf fan is all too aware of his inability to yet win his national championship.
Colin Montgomerie is the sort of tragic figure that all true golf fans hope will finally summit the elusive peak that has so vexed him. As much as we Americans would love to see Tiger Woods crowned champion yet again, the hope that Monty will reach his goal is alive because we all know that there is a mountain that vexes us all, whatever the course or hole is for each of us.