In this week’s Golf World magazine, former U.S. Open Champion Geoff Ogilvy goes all Standard & Poors on the PGA Championship, downgrading its major status from AAA to A+.
It took Darren Clarke twenty tries to finally raise the Claret Jug. He takes great pride in the fashion in which he finally got there.
Tom Watson completed his 34th Open Championship. He was one round in extreme conditions away from climbing the leaderboard.
Rory McIlroy finished 25th at the Open Championship. He’s ready to move on to a tournament for which weather isn’t such a factor.
Although Phil Mickelson did not win The Open Championship, his game has finally come back and is now in a position to win some tournaments or even a major or two.
Darren Clarke was among the top golfers in the world just a couple of years ago. After a personal tragedy he has bounced back and now in contention to win the The Open Championship.
Lucas Glover is one shot back after the opening round at the Open Championship. Glover shot a 66, making him America’s best hope so far.
Steve Stricker is the top-ranked player in the world, but he’s still waiting on his first major. The Open Championship could be his chance.
Lee Westwood is one of the world’s most consistent golfers. But he’s yet post a victory in a Major. The Open Championship could be his first.
After taking time off after the U.S. Open, Luke Donald won the Scottish Open in convincing fashion and is now ready for a run at the Open Championship.
Colin Montgomerie’s streak of consecutive Open Championships played may end at 21. He must finish at least fifth at this week’s Scottish Open to qualify.
Steve Stricker is the reigning two-time champion at the John Deere Classic. And while a third win is within the realm of possibility, it coul lead to another letdown at the Open Championship next week.