The view from the clubhouse balcony presents a grand sweep of lawns and countryside. Greg Bryant, in the foreground, plays on one of the four centrally prominent courts equipped for night lighting to handle the kind of schedule overruns that ignited controversy in the 2007 Open. Most players would prefer that tournament schedules not be constructed to require night play but concede that the possibility of night play affords necessary flexibility to managers of large events.

Photo by Paddy Chapman

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