What's it gonna be for McIlroy: the next Woods or next Mickelson?
next April and trying to complete the career Grand Slam." Only five men have won the career Grand Slam: Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan , Gary Player, Nicklaus and, of course, Woods. McIlroy will be a short-priced favorite for next year's Masters
McIlroy has silver cup, now he wants green jacket
third-youngest player - behind Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods - to win three of the four majors. Nicklaus, Woods, Ben Hogan , Gary Player and Gene Sarazen are the only players to capture all four, a feat that eluded such greats as Tom Watson
The Fringe: Rory McIlroy Gets Booed by Liverpool (F.C.) Fans
com McIlroy will now set his eyes on the Masters in April, looking to join Tiger Woods, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen as the only men to have captured the modern-era career grand slam. For more of the week's best photos
Bubba may be different, but his success is no fluke
won twice at this cathedral within a three-year span: Ben Hogan , Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer , Jack Nicklaus , Nick Faldo , Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson . That would be golf ..... s not forget he won earlier this year at Riviera, Hogan ’s Alley, one of the most revered courses in the game
Column: Maybe Woods wasn't built for the distance.
after 33; Arnold Palmer, 34; and Walter Hagen, 36. Gary Player won only one after 38 and Nick Faldo his last at 39. Ben Hogan was an outlier, winning into his early 40s. Nicklaus, the one that always mattered most to Woods, won all but one
Masters, Trivia Quiz
Player c.) Jack Nicklaus --- 2. Who is the oldest Masters champion? a.) Jack Nicklaus b.) Raymond Floyd c.) Ben Hogan --- 3. Name the first foreign-born player to win the Masters a.) Herman Keiser b.) Gary Player c.) Sandy Lyle
Musings from the Masters
did it three times. He joined a distinguished list of players to win the Masters twice in three years - Horton Smith, Ben Hogan , Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. But this Masters will be known
A new cast of stars, even when Woods was playing
concentration and the type of the game that is necessary to win majors.'' Nicklaus won four of his majors after turning 38. Ben Hogan , with battered legs from a car accident, won five majors after turning 38. Palmer, however, believes more than age