Kevin Sutherland Saturday (Second Round)

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Q.  Do you scoreboard watch when you know where the cut line is and what you need to do to stay under it?

KEVIN SUTHERLAND:  It's hard to tell.  There's nothing to judge what the cut is going to be out there.

No, I was kind of guessing.  I thought the cut might be 7 or 8.  And it looks like it's 8.  I had no idea.

Q.  What's the emotions you go through at that point knowing I have no margin for error or a bad shot or second‑guessing or anything like that?

KEVIN SUTHERLAND:  You know, I was thinking about it a little bit.  I didn't play the last two holes very well, 8, 9 and 10.

I made a good par on 10 but it was a struggle.  So you get thinking about it and that's not a good thing, because you start hitting bad shots and that's what I did.

Q.  How do you calm yourself down to say, okay, I need to get this back in the road so I can be here for the weekend?

KEVIN SUTHERLAND:  Experience.  Obviously I've been on Tour a long time.  So I've been in that position a few times before.  You have to relax and hit good shots, and unfortunately I didn't do that.  But I'm still playing so that's a good thing.

Q.  A short rest is better than the weekend off?

KEVIN SUTHERLAND:  Yes.

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