Golf’s four major champions are playing in the same event for the first time this year, with no money or world ranking points at stake and no television coverage of their performance.
Tiger Woods had three birdies, two bogeys and a double-bogey in his opening round of the U.S. PGA Tour’s Honda Classic, an event featuring seven of the top-10- ranked players in the world.
Dustin Johnson scored a bogey at the final hole of the PGA Championship to fall into a share of the lead with Bubba Watson and Martin Kaymer at 11-under par.
Dustin Johnson tied the course record with a 9-under-par 63 to take a five-stroke lead after two rounds of the HSBC Champions in China.
Tiger Woods thrust himself back into contention at golf’s U.S. Open yesterday by matching the lowest score of the tournament, a 5-under-par 66 that left him five shots off the lead entering the final round.
Martin Kaymer took advantage of late mistakes by Bubba Watson and Dustin Johnson to win the U.S. PGA Championship for his first major tournament title.
The world’s top golfers will be playing for a major title this week as the London Olympics wind down. In four years, they’ll be going for gold in Brazil.
Dustin Johnson was greeted with a locker-room note explaining the rules about Whistling Straits’ plentiful bunkers when he arrived at the course for the PGA Championship early last week.
Nick Watney beat Dustin Johnson by two shots to claim his first World Golf Championships title two years after he came within a whisker of forcing a playoff against Phil Mickelson at the same event.
Darren Clarke’s long wait is finally over. He has his British Open championship.
"It was a lot of fun out there today."
- Dustin Johnson on Nov 01, 2013