Mize hadn't made a cut in four years and didn't expect to play well this week.
"I didn't," he said. "And it may have been a blessing in disguise. I kind of got relaxed. I said, 'You know, just play and have a good time.'"
Counting amateur Michael McCoy, a dozen golfers 50 and over entered the tournament and half are still around. The 20-somethings here should have it that good. In all, 29 players in that group, including five amateurs, made the field and only 13 will stick around for the weekend.
Couple has grander plans than just hanging around.
"A second win here would be ... I have no idea. I don't know. I've never ... I don't think about it.
"When you start thinking about that you kind of go crazy," Couples added a moment later. "But would I want to put on another jacket here? Yeah. But I've got 36 holes. I need to play better than I did the last two days. I've got my work cut out for me."
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