Golf, Analyst, Francesco Molinari discussed on Freakonomics Radio

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Theater in Saint Paul Minnesota with the game far Saad the warn treaty and Gabriel cahan. The forecast for tonight calls for mostly clear skies, a little patchy fog along the coast and some inland. Valleys. Temperatures will be in the upper forty s it looks like Napa should get down to forty seven fifty three overnight at ocean beach. This is freakonomics radio. Here's your host, Stephen dubner. If you're a big golf fan and statistically speaking, you are almost certainly not. But if you are, you know, that the open championship or what Americans called the British Open is the oldest and arguably most important major tournament engulfed this summer. It was won by Francesco Molinari, the first Italian to ever win a major, and it was held at the infamous Scottish course Carnoustie, which is so difficult. It's often called Kerr nasty Carnoustie also hosted the open back in one thousand nine hundred nine the golf course was so hard that it inevitably was going to give us some bizarre conclusion, that's Brandel Chamblee. He played on the PGA tour for fifteen years. Now, he's an analyst for the golf channel. There was going to be a train wreck at some point. And yet on the tournament's final day on the final hole stood a man who tamed the savage course, the Gulf and God's with the young man despite that it'll be interesting to see what he does this man Jean van de. Dealt with one hole to play held a three three-stroke lead. He would have been the first Frenchman in over one hundred years to have won the open championship in. There.

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