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“I needed to go in with a much better attitude,” Furyk said. “I think it’s bred me turning around and being patient and kind of enjoying the game a little bit more again.”


MAN OF SURPRISES: Adam Scott likes to keep his personal life to himself, which he proved Friday in a stunning revelation to Australian Associated Press that he got married on April 17, just four days after the Masters.

Scott married longtime girlfriend Maria Kojzar, a Swedish architect.

The big surprise this week has been his golf, though at least he gets two more rounds. Scott was in jeopardy of ending the longest active cut streak on the PGA Tour until he made a birdie on his final hole for a 67 to make it on the number. He now has gone 33 straight events in the money, a streak stretched over two years.

Now, he remains in the hunt to replace Tiger Woods at No. 1 in the world. Even though he barely made the cut, Scott was only five shots out of the position he likely needs to finish to reach the top of the ranking for the first time. He said that would not provide extra motivation.

“Just grind no matter what,” Scott said. “Two rounds like today could go a very long way. You never know what conditions will be like and what this course can do.”


THE SOFT EGG: Martin Kaymer now believes he can hit any shot required of him - fade or draw, high or low. He talks often about hitting the “brave” shot, and to do anything else would make him more of a “wimp.”

He used the word “wimp” again when talking about how he and Darren Clarke played the 17th hole on Thursday.

All of which led to one question: What’s the German word for “wimp?”

“Weiches ei,” Kaymer said. “It’s soft egg.”


A GOOD BOGEY: John Huh made a bogey on the 17th hole and was elated.

Huh hit his tee shot over the green and into the water. He followed with an aggressive play from the drop area to 3 feet. But as he was taking a practice stroke, his putter nudged the ball. Huh paused, talked to his playing partners and called for an official.

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