20 years after Fred Couples won The Masters in 1992, the 52-year-old finds himself tied for the lead with Jason Dufner at 5 under. When a reporter asked Couples if he thinks he can win, he replied with no hesitation, “yes, I feel I can!”
England, South Africa, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, Italy and USA… it’s an international leaderboard after the first round of The Masters.
Lightning and thunder hit the course on Wednesday and could hamper play tomorrow. Meanwhile, Chairman Billy Payne was asked numerous times by various reporters, why a woman has never been invited to join Augusta National.
Woods hasn’t won a Major in three years and ten months. There’s a lot on the line, particularly at this stage of the game, when you’re Tiger Woods.
Rory McIlroy held off Tiger Woods to win the Honda Classic and will be ranked golf’s new #1.
McIlroy made two big par saves Saturday on a windy back nine at PGA National and finished with a birdie from the bunker for a 4-under 66, giving him a two-shot lead.
Mahan built a 4-up lead through 10 holes at Dove Mountain, then held off the 22-year-old from Northern Ireland to capture his second World Golf Championship title.
Looking back on the year in sports, golf again provided thrilling moments and heart-warming stories.
Could this Major, the PGA Championship, be won by a Northern Irishman? The tiny country, with a population of approximately 1.8 million people, has produced quite an array of Major champions of late.
Tennis’ top-ranked man, Rafael Nadal, enjoys playing golf in his free time, and he kept tabs on Rory McIlroy’s record-breaking performance at the US Open. The two met last year in New York, and Nadal has been pulling for McIlroy ever since.
The Yankees made their way to the friendly confines of Wrigley Field over the weekend and took 2 of 3 from the Cubs, so Craig had a little pep in his step this morning. The US Open, on the other hand…
This magical world of golf continues to deliver the goods. “The goods” to a sports reporter and journalist are “the stories.” And at every Major golf championship, the sport always seems to deliver.
There was never any doubt that the kid from Northern Ireland was going to win it.
Rory McIlroy has the U.S. Open trophy. And if he needs any more affirmation, he’s also got the seal of approval from Jack Nicklaus.
Rory McIlroy kept punishing the golf course and the record book Saturday, setting himself up with an eight-shot lead at the U.S. Open with 18 holes left.