2010 in review: 15 major moments

“Walking up and seeing the shot, never once did it cross my mind it was in a sand trap,” Johnson said. “I just thought it was on a piece of dirt the crowd had trampled down. Never thought it was a sand trap. I looked at it a lot, never once thought it was a bunker.”
- Dustin Johnson on his second shot on No. 18, where he was penalized for grounding his club in a bunker. Johnson would have made a 3-way playoff for the PGA Championship, but instead watched Martin Kaymer beat Bubba Watson in the playoff.

“Walking up and seeing the shot, never once did it cross my mind it was in a sand trap,” Johnson said. “I just thought it was on a piece of dirt the crowd had trampled down. Never thought it was a sand trap. I looked at it a lot, never once thought it was a bunker.” - Dustin Johnson on his second shot on No. 18, where he was penalized for grounding his club in a bunker. Johnson would have made a 3-way playoff for the PGA Championship, but instead watched Martin Kaymer beat Bubba Watson in the playoff.

Golf is an emotional sport. Sometimes three or four words can sum up an entire weekend, or it may be necessary to go off at the mic to prove your point.

In looking back at 2010, each tour saw plenty of excitement surrounding its individual majors. From Dustin Johnson's infamous bunker shot at the PGA Championship to Paula Creamer's gutsy win at the U.S. Women's Open, there were plenty of storylines to go around.

Oh, and then there was always the drama of the Ryder Cup. That was worth a couple of photos.

Golfweek takes a look back at the 13 majors, the Ryder Cup, the winners and a standout quote that represents each weekend's biggest storyline.

What was your favorite memory from the majors in 2010? Was it Phil Mickelson's emotional victory at Augusta? Yani Tseng's two victories? Give us your feedback on Twitter or Facebook.

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