Thanks son

2008-01-05 00:00

Padraig Harrington achieved a lifelong ambition by winning last year’s British Open at Carnoustie, where his son Patrick inadvertently inspired him.

“That made a huge difference,” Harrington told Reuters. “Nobody could tell what an effect that had on me. I felt like I had just lost the Open championship. I was devastated. When he ran on to the green, he looked at me like I was the champion and I responded in kind. I walked off the green waving to the crowds as though I had just won the Open championship and carried that mentality all through the wait for Sergio to finish and all the way through the playoff. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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