Pádraig Harrington in action during the first round at Ballyliffin. “I know if I just stay patient, hopefully I’ll manage it well enough to get myself into position with nine holes to go [on Sunday]. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The old warhorse still has a stubborn streak, and Pádraig Harrington managed to defy some logic when adventurously discovering parts of Glashedy Links(...)