Nick Watney's decision to play the PGA Tour's Barracuda Championship in search of FedEx Cup points appears to be paying off as his bogey-free first round earned him 18 modified Stableford points to lead by two.
Here is a closer look at the 10 past U.S. Open winners that have secured tee times for next week, while also looking at two players that are still active, but not participating in the year's second major, including Tiger Woods.
Partly because of soft, slow greens and partly because of light wind, the first round of the Players Championship will be remembered for low scoring, notably Martin Kaymer's record-tying 63. Here are 5 Things to know.
With Earth's population in the billions, being ranked in the top 155 golfers isn't awful. But to former top-5 players Stewart Cink and Geoff Ogilvy, "No. 200 sounds pretty bad when you’ve been in the top 10,” as Cink put it.
After the Official World Golf Ranking was updated with results from the Honda Classic, Michael Thompson and Geoff Ogilvy found out they will be making the drive from PGA National in West Palm Beach, Fla., to nearby Trump Doral in Miami for next week’s WGC-Cadillac Championship.
The Honda Classic began with the world’s top two players in the field. Its final pairing will feature two players chasing their first PGA Tour victory. Luke Guthrie and Michael Thompson are tied for first at 8-under 202, two shots ahead of a major champion (Geoff Ogilvy) and former World No. 1 (Lee Westwood).