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Comparing Open Championships scores from recent years shows how tough 2012 conditions were

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 5:00 am
Update: I am adding the scores from each year after 2012 once the tournaments are over. How tough were the lane conditions at this year’s Open Championships? I predicted when the lane pattern was released just before this year’s tournament started that it was likely to be the lowest scoring year since 2005, which also was in Baton Rouge. And a comparison of scores shows I was correct. (A lane pattern is just one facet of lane conditions, which also include things like...