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Jordan Spieth sets sights on Rory McIlroy’s world No 1 ranking after dramatic victory at Valspar Championship

As part of this run he also shot a closing 63 to win the Australian Open in Sydney, in a performance that even attracted McIlroy’s admiration. “You could give me another 100 rounds at the Australian and I still wouldn’t sniff 63,” he said. “Very impressive.” Spieth, up to sixth in the world rankings following […]

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Padraig Harrington Wins Indonesian Open for First Victory in 4 Years

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington won the Asian Tour’s Indoneasian Open on Sunday, ending a four-year drought, according to The Guardian. Harrington shot 71 on Sunday to beat Thailand’s Thanyakon Khrongpha by two shots for his first win since the 2010 Johor Open, also on the Asian Tour. His last PGA Tour win was at […]

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History shows Martin Kaymer’s Players victory is no guarantee of continued success, plus the Van Cynical Mailbag

Here’s what you’re thinking: Man, the floodgates are going to open now. Martin Kaymer is back. He won a PGA Championship and held the No. 1 world ranking as a mere lad, made some swing changes and dropped out of sight, and now he wins the Players. This guy is going to run the table. […]

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Rory McIlroy goes into Wells Fargo Championship aiming to end 20-month wait for US victory

Since then, he has been working on his putting, which he believes has been the weakness so far in an otherwise fine ball-striking start to the season. On the practice greens, the world No 11 has discovered that he has been standing too close to the ball, which has caused his aim to go awry. As […]

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John Senden rallies late for one-shot victory at Innisbrook

Getty Images Australia’s John Senden tees off on the third hole at Innisbrook on Sunday. PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — More than seven years without a victory. A trip to Augusta National riding on the outcome. A three-way tie for the lead going into a daunting three-hole closing stretch called “The Snake Pit” on the […]

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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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Golf – Presidents Cup: U.S. golfer before Woods to overall victory

U.S. to host golf superstar Tiger Woods is at the Presidents Cup in Dublin / Ohio before the overall victory.

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Golf – U.S. golfer Walker gets 1st tournament victory Singh

Jimmy Walker (USA) in 188 Try celebrated his first tournament victory on the U.S. Tour and won at San Martin, California with 267 strokes just before the Vijay Singh of Fiji.

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Continental Europe wins Seve Trophy to ultimately finish 13-year victory drought

Getty Pictures Continental Europe captured the Seve Trophy on Sunday for the initial time considering that the event’s inaugural staging in 2000. SAINT-NOM-LA-BRETECHE, France – Continental Europe ended a 13-year drought in the Seve Trophy by defeating Britain and Ireland 15-13 on Sunday.  Francesco Molinari beat Chris Wood 3 and 2 in the final singles […]

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Johnson brings victory in Chicago

The American specialist golfer Zach Johnson won the third tournament of the FedExCup series in Chicago. The 37-year-old played on Monday a … Continue

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