The skies above Pebble Beach Golf Links for most of Thursday’s first round were gray, but the leaderboard featured a different hue, one players aren’t typically accustomed to seeing at the U.S. Open: Red.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2019
When Rory McIlroy blew the lead and his chance to win his first major title at the 2011 Masters, he was so heartbroken that he ended up sobbing into the phone to his mother, convinced he’d let his one chance to win a major slip through his hands.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018
To many golfers, being touted as a potential major winner is the sort of endorsement they could do without. Yet far from feeling cursed after having his credentials boosted by Pádraig Harrington ahead of this week’s Open Championship, Shane Lowry seems perfectly at ease with the suggestion.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
Thu, 16 Jun, 2016
The grand slam may not be on the line and the defending champion looks set to miss out, but if the last major held at Whistling Straits is anything to go by, the US PGA Championship should provide a thrilling end to 2015’s major season.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
They are playing the same course side by side, but if Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth are going to continue their majors duel into the last round of the 144th Open Championship, then the American rivals will get there by contrasting routes.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
When in a cool, gray dusk in the shadows of the Old Course Hotel Tiger Woods turned from his practice-putting at the 16th fairway to see that Jordan Spieth was the next player approaching, the philosophical question could have been asked.
Thu, 16 Jul, 2015