Compleat Golfer looks ahead to 2018’s Majors championships and picks out the best options as the world’s leading players look to secure golf’s biggest prizes.
Former world No 1 Jason Day believes Tiger Woods is not under any pressure as the American prepares to play for the first time in 10 months at next week’s Hero World Challenge.
Dustin Johnson became the 20th player to reach world number one since the Official World Golf Ranking began, lifted by his victory at the Genesis Open on Sunday. The American has five wins and 30 top-10s from his last 50 ranking events and thus overtook Jason Day, who enjoyed 47 weeks at the top. ‘I came here to put myself… Read more →
For years to come, Jordan Spieth’s achievements will be compared to his 2015 season which held two majors and a rise to world number one, but the young Texan was happy enough with a victory at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Sunday. The 23-year-old, like all great golfers, heaps more pressure on himself than anybody else does, but his real talent lies… Read more →
Jimmy Walker enjoys the more beautiful tracks on the PGA Tour circuit and few match up with Kapalua in Hawaii. On Thursday he shot an inspired 65 at the par-73 seaside layout to lead the Tournament of Champions. ‘I love the scenery,’ said the 2016 PGA Championship winner. ‘I’m a very visual person, so I enjoy looking out and watching… Read more →
Branden Grace rolls into 2017 at the Tournament of Champions, which he qualified for with a victory at the RBC Heritage last March. There’s no doubt that Fancourt’s top golfer has the goods to win a major soon, but his first goal will be shaking off the rust. At the start of 2016 he had top-fives at two majors and… Read more →
It was a refreshing surprise when the Zurich Classic announced a change in format to team competition, with players free to pick a partner.
World number one Jason Day is hesitant about his chances of winning the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club this week after back issues continued to plague the Australian star. ‘I’m just trying to ease my way into it, but the back isn’t an issue right now. It just happens,’ he said. Two weeks ago Day withdrew from the… Read more →