The closing in of Dustin Johnson on the summit of golf’s world ranking may be the least of Jason Day’s worries.
Colin Montgomerie, who was part of the successful bid to restore golf to the Olympics, has questioned those opting not to appear at this year’s Games in Rio.
There was always the probability familiar comforts were all Jordan Spieth required to kick-start his year. In his back yard of Texas, Spieth is more the home star than the lone one.
It was to prove a final light-hearted moment for Rory McIlroy.
The most scathing criticism yet of golf’s return to the Olympic Games has arrived from a Masters champion, Adam Scott, who has branded the affair an “exhibition” and one he would happily avoid.
If the adage about a door breaking down the longer you knock at it is true, Lee Westwood will end his major drought.
Adam Scott became the first Australian to win the Masters after claiming his maiden major golf title after beating Angel Cabrera in a sudden death play-off at Augusta.