Gary Woodland wins the US Open in an extremely surprising performance at Pebble Beach. This was his first major title and what a first major to win. The American held off a tough chasing pack especially that of Brooks Koepka.
History can be made at the 2019 US Open which takes place at Pebble beach. The main focus is on two guys who will battle it out to extend their long list of achievements and move up the list of most titles won.
With the US Open in the periphery of every professional golfer and fan’s vision, the Canadian Open was somewhat of the support act to the main event. However, the Canadian Open was still a tournament that every golfer wanted to win.
Bethpage was the setting for Koepka who retained his PGA Championship title – fending off the current world’s best by ranking, Dustin Johnson. The ending of his tournament may have been a little jittery, to say the least, as he recorded a string of bogeys on the back nine of his final round.
There was joy for Sung Kang at the AT&T Byron Nelson after he picked up his first ever PGA title after 159 starts. The 31-year-old South Korean managed to secure victory after making clinching two birdies in three holes during the final round.
Just off the back of his 15th Major victory, Tiger Woods, now 43, has been handed a Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Trump.
On Sunday the world witnessed one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history. There were wild celebrations at the 2019 Masters as Tiger Woods made more history.
Ahead of the Ryder Cup, tensions ran high as Europe looked to regain the trophy following a 17-11 defeat at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in 2016. However, there was no need to worry as Europe gained a measure of revenge over the US, securing a 17 ½ – 10 ½ victory.
It’s been a long time coming but Tiger Woods is finally back with a bang, ending a five year wait for victory after winning the Tour Championship by two shots.
The Ryder Cup is due to kick off in just a few weeks’ time and already people are discussing who will and won’t be involved.