Golf: As Bernhard Langer heads back across the Atlantic with his 10th senior major title, Rory McIlroy heads into the 2017 stretch run without his longtime caddie.
Greg DePalma, Jeff Shain and Pro Golf Weekly‘s Joel Cook take an in-depth look at the Open Championship, as golf’s top names descend on Royal Birkdale for the 10th time. Few favorites arrive on form, and Birkdale tends to reward those who already have major-championship pedigrees. Also, a review of last week’s U.S. Women’s Open, Senior Players Championship and other news.
Greg DePalma, PSN managing editor Jeff Shain and Joel Cook from Pro Golf Weekly look inside a U.S. Open that yielded low scores on the first two days yet sent home each of the top three in the world rankings. Tommy Fleetwood, Brooks Koepka and Paul Casey top a jumbled leaderboard at Erin Hills, along with Brian Harman.
The PGA Tour makes the crossover from one side of the DFW Metroplex to the other for the Dean & DeLuca Invitational, where Fort Worth’s Colonial Country Club is set for its 72nd year as host – the second-longest continuous run on tour. PSN content partner Pro Golf Weekly breaks down this week’s storylines in the back half of this Texas two-step.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview the Dean & DeLuca Invitational, as Colonial Country Club hosts its 72nd edition in a tournament that dates back to just after World War II. Jordan Spieth defends his first home-state title, while Masters champion Sergio Garcia and Phil Mickelson end long absences from the event.
The longtime home of the AT&T Byron Nelson hosts its final edition this week, as the TPC Four Seasons at Las Colinas welcomes four of the top six names in the world rankings. PSN content partner Pro Golf Weekly breaks down this week’s storylines in the first half of the PGA Tour’s annual Dallas-Fort Worth fortnight.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview the AT&T Byron Nelson, which plays its 35th and final edition at the TPC Four Seasons. Masters winner Sergio Garcia defends his title against a field that includes world No.1 Dustin Johnson, Jason Day and hometown favorite Jordan Spieth.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview The Players Championship, where TPC Sawgrass plays no favorites in sending big names home early. Jason Day is the defending champion, Dustin Johnson is the favorite and Rory McIlroy and Masters champion Sergio Garcia make their first starts since Augusta National.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain look back on the drama of Sunday at the Masters Tournament, where Sergio Garcia completed his reconciliation with Augusta National and claimed his first major championship in a mesmerizing final hour against Justin Rose. They also discuss Dustin Johnson‘s slip-and-fall WD.
In the Hole: Spain’s Sergio Garcia was the sentimental Masters winner on Sunday as he finally captures that elusive major championship in an epic battle with England’s Justin Rose at Augusta National.