The hype isn’t nearly as pronounced as it was when the US Open was held at Congressional last June, but the PGA Tour is back in town, and massive crowds are expected to flock to the course, despite the overpowering heat. If only D.C. had it’s own hometown hero to cheer on.
Bubba Watson wins the Masters, beating Louis Oosthuizen on the second hole of a playoff.
20 years after Fred Couples won The Masters in 1992, the 52-year-old finds himself tied for the lead with Jason Dufner at 5 under. When a reporter asked Couples if he thinks he can win, he replied with no hesitation, “yes, I feel I can!”
England, South Africa, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, Italy and USA… it’s an international leaderboard after the first round of The Masters.
CBS will be covering the final rounds of the 2012 Masters Tournament on Saturday, April 7th and Sunday, April 8th. The following golfers are who I believe to be the top 6 contenders to compete this week.
For those wondering who was going to rule the sport that Woods dominated for more than a decade, it looks like Congressional provided the answer: McIlroy.
View photos from the final round of the U.S. Open and photos of winner Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland.
In a move that surprised no one, Rory McIlroy claims his first major championship winning the U.S. Open.
Rory added the lowest 54-hole score, a three-day total of 199, which bests by one stroke the mark set in 2003 by Jim Furyk of 200.
This is the third time in four majors that McIlroy’s been atop the leaderboard heading from Thursday to Friday.