Graeme McDowell and Castle Stuart have never been a match made in heaven.
On the opening day of the WGC Match Play Championship Rory McIlroy summoned the spirit of recovery which defines a champion.
Graeme McDowell has insisted his major-winning experience will be of little relevance in his quest to overhaul Adam Scott on the final day of the Open.
Tiger Woods is a winner again, the new favourite for the coming Masters at Augusta and, perhaps most significantly, the man to beat in golf.
The relief was obvious and so was the message sent from the final green at Bay Hill on a throwback Sunday afternoon.
Mortified, embarrassed, chastened, angry and frustrated.