Jason Day is getting better at forgetting. He’s letting go of things that bother him, trying to keep distractions from infecting his golf swing. Most of the time, it works for the 29-year-old Australian who has been the No. 1 golfer in the world since last March.
Sometimes it doesn’t.
For a stretch last weekend at Pebble Beach, he looked more like a guy who’d rather go look for seals in Carmel Bay than swing a club on one of the world’s most famous golf courses.
Day had completed the suspended second round very early Saturday, and his 64 gave him a share of the lead. That disappeared quickly.
He shot a 41 for his first nine holes of Round 3...