Well you can't say I didn't warn you.
I said I'd be
I was hoping it'd be different this year... hoping his four wins on the Japanese tour in 2009 would give him the confidence needed to win here. I was also looking forward to the possibility of an awesome Ryolicious color statement.
Needless to say, Mr. Ryo didn't disappoint. In fact at one point, after a slew of birdies, the one they call "Bashful Prince" got as low as 5-under through 14 holes. Towards the end of his round there was a slight unraveling, but he finished the round with a solid place on the leader board and appeared to feel good about his possibilities of playing this weekend.
In a sea of sad looking gray, beige and black, one player was wearing a bright, ebullient turquoise. It was Ryo, of course.
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