Graeme McDowell last night branded Royal Lytham "on the edge of unplayable" after heavy overnight rain left standing water in a number of bunkers for the second round of the Open Championship.
Graeme McDowell last night branded Royal Lytham \"on the edge of unplayable\" after heavy overnight rain left standing water in a number of bunkers for the second round of the Open Championship.
Aaron Baddeley plays a shot from one the dry areas in a bunker at the fourth hole at Royal Lytham. Picture: Getty Images
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The Northern Irishman, the winner of the US Open in 2010, made his remarks after posting a one-under 69 for a four-under 136 which left him six shots behind halfway leader Brandt Snedeker.
"We're lucky we're playing," said McDowell. "The course is on the edge of unplayable. In other parts of the world, if this was a normal tournament, some of those bunkers would need to be ground under repair. A few of these bunkers that have question marks on them have to be taken out of play.
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