Previewing Rickie Fowler and Other Pokes at The Open

This week’s 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale in England promises to be the quirkiest tournament of the season to date, and depending on how sideways the wind blows, one of the quirkiest in recent memory. The juxtaposition of nasty gorse and flat-as-a-tabletop fairways will stun viewers brave enough to awaken themselves at 12:30 a.m. for the first tee shots in the air.

As has been the case in the