TRANSCRIPT | Linnea Strom, 2020 Vic Open, Round 4


Q.  A solid round, double bogey on the third.  How did you recover from that? LINNEA STROM:  Well, yeah, I did not have the best start today, but after three holes my caddie looked at me and he said, “After the round today, I just want you to feel like you have gave it all.”  […]

Q.  A solid round, double bogey on the third.  How did you recover from that?

LINNEA STROM:  Well, yeah, I did not have the best start today, but after three holes my caddie looked at me and he said, “After the round today, I just want you to feel like you have gave it all.”  So after that I just tried to recharge and just take one hole at a time.  It’s so windy out there, I just tried to stay calm and just hit every shot as good as possible.  I think I managed pretty well finishing 4 under on the back, the last 10 holes, so happy with that.

Q.  Fantastic back nine.  You were 4 over yesterday on the same course in gusty winds.  How did you turn that around today?

LINNEA STROM:  I know.  I think what I bring with me from yesterday is just my game felt pretty good, I just was a little bit unlucky and I just didn’t get any putts to drop.  And then also yesterday I knew how scores were, so today I just tried to focus and just play as good as I could and then see what’s going to happen at the end.

Q.  Well, you finished just shy of the clubhouse leader.  How do you sum up your tournament?

LINNEA STROM:  Yeah, I kind of saw the scoreboard on 17 and I obviously wanted to finish with birdie on 18.  Had a great drive, I only had a 9‑iron into the green, but mis‑hit it a little.  But overall I’m very happy with this weak and I think I managed to play well and I’m happy how I handled myself during the weekend.


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