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Jason Day wins US PGA from Jordan Spieth for first-ever major

“I didn’t think I would cry,” Day said. “A lot of emotion came out because I have been close so many times before and have fallen short. It has been a long journey and to finish it off in style is an amazing feeling.” So the player who collapsed with a vertigo attack when in […]

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The Open 2014: Rhys Enoch will carry the spirit of his younger brother to his first major at Hoylake

But then Ben was gone and Rhys had to return to Johnson City on his own. He finished his five-year master’s degree in sports management but never did make it to the Walker Cup. Enoch was still rated an exciting talent – he was signed by the ISM agency, which oversees the likes of Lee […]

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US Open 2014: Luke Donald misses the cut as search for elusive major continues

At last year’s US Open, Luke Donald played with Justin Rose in the final round and, after watching his compatriot make his career breakthrough, vowed to change his swing so he, too, could win a major. On Friday, the Englishman missed his fourth major cut in succession. Of course, these are still early days in […]

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Triple major champion Padraig Harrington may miss first major since 1999

Unless his form changes dramatically, the proud streak will end which has seen him play in every major this century apart from the 2005 Open at St Andrews when the death of father led to his withdrawal. Except Harrington does not see it like that. “Pride would have nothing to do with it, as these […]

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Tiger Woods starts new year at Torrey Pines with same major goals

Getty Images Tiger Woods, at the Farmers Insurance Open, says he’s gotten stronger and a lot smarter in dissecting golf courses. SAN DIEGO – Tiger Woods was posing for pictures with a trophy Wednesday at Torrey Pines, and the tournament had not even started.  He has made winning look routine, particularly on this public course […]

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McIlroy wants two Major victories in 2014

The engagement with tennis player Caroline Wozniacki in New Year’s Eve has golf superstar Rory McIlroy apparently a lot of self-confidence … Continue

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PGA Tour Confidential: Best Players Never to Have Won a Major, the Tour’s Nonprofit Status and Where to Go South for the Winter

Getty Images With his girlfriend on his bag, Sergio Garcia held off Henrik Stenson to win the Thailand Championship, his first victory since last December. Every Sunday night, Golf.com conducts an e-mail roundtable with writers from Sports Illustrated and Golf Magazine. Check in every week for the unfiltered opinions of our writers and editors and […]

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PGA Tour Confidential: Best Players Never to Have Won a Major, the Tour’s Nonprofit Status and Where to Go South for the Winter

Getty Images With his girlfriend on his bag, Sergio Garcia held off Henrik Stenson to win the Thailand Championship, his first victory since last December. Every Sunday night, Golf.com conducts an e-mail roundtable with writers from Sports Illustrated and Golf Magazine. Check in every week for the unfiltered opinions of our writers and editors and […]

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The best players with only one major victory

Simon Bruty/Sports Illustrated Adam Scott won the 2013 Masters and tops Van Sickle’s list of the best players with only one major win. TAMPA, Fla. — The floodgates are open. We’re still waiting for the flood. It’s one of the clichés that nearly all media are guilty of spouting, especially the TV media, when a […]

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Major winner Dufner in the top ten

U.S. golfer Jason Dufner has made it via his very first major victory at the PGA Championship to jump into the top ten in the world rankings. The … Continue

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