- Congressman: McAuliffe victory means gun control a winning message
- Clinton aide admits soliciting disgraced D.C. fundraiser; says actions were legal
- Joel Osteen church victimized in $600K theft
- Obama goes shopping at Gap as minimum-wage thanks
- N.J. woman charged after client dies from black-market butt injections
- CIA chief Brennan ‘determined’ to speak out more this year
- Reset? What reset? U.S.-Russia ties at worst since Cold War
- 9/11 terror recruiter released in Syrian prisoner swap
- D.C. elections board gives green light to marijuana legalization initiative
- Elephants can tell difference between human languages: study
Latest Phil Mickelson Items
Steve Stricker had a shot at history. Tiger Woods set the wrong kind of mark at the PGA Championship. Stricker missed a 10-foot birdie putt at his final hole Thursday, failing to become the first player to shoot 62 in a major championship. But he had no complaints about settling for a 7-under score and the opening-round lead at Atlanta Athletic Club.
Steve Stricker missed a 10-foot birdie putt at his final hole at the PGA Championship Thursday, failing to become the first player to shoot 62 in a major championship. Tiger Woods, however, returned to the major scene with a major thud.
Steve Stricker has never won one of golf's biggest championships, and the Americans are mired in their longest major drought of the modern era.
Tiger Woods posed over his approach into the 18th green Wednesday morning as the ball descended toward the flag and the crowd began to murmur with anticipation.
The question was asked in jest.
Darren Clarke's bleary, bloodshot eyes told it all.
The smile remained fixed on Phil Mickelson's face long after the circumstances of the day should have wiped it off. Stayed there through a missed 2-footer and after the final iron shot he sent deep into the grandstands on the 18th hole when the British Open had already been all but decided.
Phil Mickelson had to settle for his seventh runner-up finish in a major, although there was some consolation in seeing Darren Clarke on his way to his first major championship.
Another major goes to Northern Ireland. The surprise was Darren Clarke's name on the claret jug.