Posts tagged with: "Sergio Garcia"

QUICK TAKE: The Game’s Youth Can Win Majors At Any Time View More
Brooks Koepka became the seventh consecutive first-time major winner last month at the U.S. Open. (Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: The Game’s Youth Can Win Majors At Any Time

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | Brooks Koepka is Exhibit A – or example No. 7 – that major championship golf appears to have moved into a new era. Instead of a handful of players winning most of the majors, the past seven have been won by first-time champions. Two years ago, Zach…

QUICK TAKE: A Jug And A Ring On Tap For García? View More
Sergio Garcia is hoping to add a second major trophy to his collection this week at Royal Birkdale. (Photo Credit: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: A Jug And A Ring On Tap For García?

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | Sergio García has a green jacket. He will try again this week at the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale to win the Claret Jug, which he has had a finger on more than once but never wrapped his hands fully around it. FEATURED GROUPS FOR THE OPEN…

QUICK TAKE: Groups to Watch at the Open Championship View More
Jordan Spieth has a date with Henrik Stenson and Si Woo Kim for the opening two rounds of the Open Championship. (Photo Credit: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Groups to Watch at the Open Championship

With the year’s third major upon us and the tee times for the first two rounds released, let’s take a look at some of the groups to keep an eye on at Royal Birkdale: Henrik Stenson-Si Woo Kim-Jordan Spieth After winning in remarkable fashion last year at Royal Troon, Stenson…

QUICK TAKE: Mickelson Leads Golfers on List of Most Famous Athletes View More
Phil Mickelson is ranked No. 5 in ESPN's World Fame 100 list of athletes. (Photo Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Mickelson Leads Golfers on List of Most Famous Athletes

Is Phil Mickelson the most popular, famous golfer in the world? A recent ESPN list of the top 100 most popular athletes on the planet ranked Mickelson No. 5 on its list, five spots ahead of Tiger Woods. Golf accounted for 11 of the athletes named, putting the sport ahead…

Quick Take: No Jacket Required, But García Is Ready View More
Sergio Garcia made a run on Saturday at the Players. (Photo Credit: Michael Madrid, USA Today Sports)

Quick Take: No Jacket Required, But García Is Ready

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – Sometimes the answer to a simple question is an even simpler answer. The question asked of Sergio García on Saturday afternoon was why he has the Masters champion green jacket with him at the Players Championship. García’s answer: “Wouldn’t you?” Well, of course. The champion…

NEWS: McGirt, Hughes Lead Players View More
Mackenzie Hughes doffs his cap at the 18th hole after claiming a share of the lead in the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass - Stadium Course. (Photo Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports)

NEWS: McGirt, Hughes Lead Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – In quintessential TPC Sawgrass fashion, the first round of the Players Championship featured both feast and famine, often mere moments apart. First, the feast: William McGirt eagled Nos. 11 and 16 on the way to a 5-under 67 to make him the first round co-leader…