Don’t get him wrong.
Jordan Spieth is not saying the British Open is a breeze.
But Spieth, who won the Masters and U.S. Open in 2015, said this week that the British might be the easiest major to win.
His rationale? It’s often the case that the weather is so unpredictable, so susceptible to change between the morning and afternoon, that there’s a luck-of-the-draw element, depending on tee time.
“I've kind of seen a bit of everything in four years' time,” said Spieth, who has finished tied for 30th, fourth, 36th and 44th in the British Open. “To say that it may be the easiest of the majors to win, if you had to pick a major, just because the...