Greg DePalma, Jeff Shain and Pro Golf Weekly‘s Joel Cook look at Gary Woodland‘s breakthrough in Phoenix following a tumultuous 2017, then turn their focus to this week’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm and defending champ Jordan Spieth give the event the top three in the world rankings; Rory McIlroy plays it for the first time.
Golf: Amid a star-studded Sunday leaderboard in Phoenix, it was Gary Woodland who walked off with an emotional win. Meantime, Juli Inkster makes a little U.S. Solheim Cup history.
At age 59, legendary Tom Watson nearly became the oldest player to win a major championship during the ’09 Open at Turnberry. This final group includes veteran players like Colin Montgomerie, who could not only break that record (Julius Boros/48/’68 PGA), but also win a major for the first time.
Dustin Johnson follows-up on his first career major win in the U.S. Open by capturing his second World Golf Championships event in a come from behind victory over the world’s top-ranked player, Jason Day.