Lawrie Snubbed Sponsor's Invite; Playing Better Simply Not An Option

For all the grief we Americans get for being overly sentimental, it's fun to read this Derek Lawrenson penned sob story of poor Paul Lawrie, the last European to win a major, crying in Monty-like fashion about not being granted a sponsor's invite to the Scottish Open pro am* on the eve of his triumphant return to Carnoustie.

Mike Aitken weighed in with a decidedly less hysterical version of the same story.