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Lee Westwood comes into the final Major of the year slimmer and mentally stronger than ever!

Westwood has a good record in Majors - six top threes in the last 13 proves that - but after he missed the cut at The Open at Royal St George's last month he admitted to having a serious look at himself in the mirror.

And after his long-time friend and stablemate Darren Clarke won The Open he was determined to look at any weakness and try to work on it. He said: "Putting would be top of the priority list with regard to room for improvement."

He has been working with putting guru Dave Stockton who also helped Rory McIlroy get over his Masters collapse and then win this year's US Open.

Westwood has also been working with sports psychologist Bob Rotella and says the wise man of golf has been telling him to take a more lighthearted approach to Majors.

"I've done all the hard work," Westwood added. "Now it's just time to relax and let it flow."

And Westwood certainly looked relaxed in his press conference today. He was joking with reporters and when asked about his work in the gym he said he was lifting 354lbs; the equivalent of "a Chubby (Chandler) and a quarter!"

Westwood will play with Aussie Jason Day and American Matt Kuchar on Thursday.

Other key pairings include:

Charl Schwartzel, Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke

Alvaro Quiros, Luke Donald, Nick Watney

Davis Love III, Tiger Woods, Padraig Harrington

Bubba Watson, Ian Poulter, Jeff Overton