This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.
Just like fans of every other sport, we fans of golf, like to complain when things don't go our way. Whether it's one guy who plays so well that he runs away from the field or a course that's too easy, or too tough, we often find reasons to be disappointed. But you'd have to search far and wide to find a golf fan who was disappointed with the British Open last weekend. I'd go as far as to say that anyone who expressed disappointment was doing just to be contrarian.
The only gripe I'm going to accept is that the final few holes didn't have much drama, but that's certainly not enough to take away from what was a very entertaining week. At different points on Sunday afternoon we had Tiger Woods in the lead, Jordan Spieth in the lead, Rory McIlroy one stroke out, Justin Rose with the clubhouse lead, not to mentioned about a dozen golfers within a stroke of the lead at one point. It was truly anyone's tourney to take for an extended stretch, and the fact that one man, Francesco Molinari, happened to play significantly better than anyone else down the stretch, should not take away from what has suddenly become the most competitive major on a yearly basis.
It's easy to point out when things aren't great. After a rough month-long stretch on the PGA Tour, I was more than willing to point out just how uninspiring the golf was prior to last