ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — There was no escaping Jordan Spieth even before he arrived Monday at St. Andrews to resume his pursuit of the Grand Slam.
Behind the practice range, one British television network talked to any player willing to stop. After a few gratuitous questions about the weather (cool and cloudy) and the Old Course (magnificent shape), the reporter got to the point.
What about Spieth’s chances?
“The odds are against him,” said Soren Kjeldsen, relying entirely on history.