Ever since Greg Norman's final-round implosion allowed Nick Faldo win the Masters in 1996, a generation of fine English talent has come up short in golf's four major championships.
The most recent golden era of golf in England had everything but the one prize that brings credibility.
Rose's win at Merion made him the first Englishman since Tony Jacklin in 1970 at Hazeltine to win America's national championship. And he became the first from England to win any major in 17 years, dating to Nick Faldo's six-shot rally to beat Greg Norman in the 1996 Masters for his third green jacket.
Dottie Pepper is returning to golf broadcasting, signing a deal with ESPN that she calls a perfect fit of TV work and promoting junior golf.
About the only thing Fred Couples and Colin Montgomerie had in common was a golf swing good enough to trust for a lifetime.
Nicolas Colsaerts ran into Jack Nicklaus Jr. last week and asked what advice he had about the Masters.
Tom Watson is giving back one of his captain's picks for the Ryder Cup.
Jim Furyk goes into the Tampa Bay Championship at No. 5 in driving accuracy on the PGA Tour and No. 146 in distance off the tee.