He went through some heartbreaking circumstances in the United States Open last year; and the he could not register a great performance at The Open at St Andrews.
It now seems as if American Dustin Johnson is in the mode for some more drama at The Masters in the upcoming week following opening up with a magnificent sixty-five in Shell Houston Open later on Thursday.
None has a longer winning record going on PGA Tour than big hitting thirty-one year old from South Carolina in terms of winning championships
in consecutive seasons. For 8 years back to back, he has won at least one time, including a few of World Golf Championship tournaments.
Still, he is winless in the majors, and this is beginning to look as if they might have another Sergio Garcia on hands in terms of a person who is clearly gifted to win many events. But his misfortune or probably mental frailty thwart him every time.
Rising Spanish golfer Adrian Otaegui has reportedly missed out on European Tour First 59 Round but has earned 2-shot lead at Pretoria at the halfway stage.
The 22-year-old golfer would be taking 2-shot lead onto 3rd round of Tshwane Open.
9 birdies in first sixteen holes, including consecutive 5 from the 8th, has left the golfer in need of couple of two more if he has to break 60 barrier. However, this erstwhile British Boys champ narrowly failed in chipping in from edge of green on seventeenth & dropped his sole shot of that day post finding his bunker off tee.
The world # 403 got a halfway net total of eleven under par, a couple of shots over Merrick Bremner from South Africa – who birdied 4 of his final 6 holes to add 66 to the opening 65.
Merrick’s compatriots Trevor Fisher Junior & Keith Horne, were one shot back on 8 under alongside David Horsey from England and Italian Edoardo Molinari.
Adrian, who had erstwhile Ryder Cup lead Jose Maria as his mentor, played a fair share of junior golf sessions at Jose’s home club at Fuenterrabia.
Graeme McDowell has just made the cut two times in 7 appearances at US Masters. He has been not very successful compared to other majors. For a good measure, this week, he would arrive at Augusta still attempting to shake off an ankle problem which forced him to withdraw from Valero Texas Open 10 days earlier following the very first round.
In fact, he is also engaged in wrestling with his game. He is beginning to confront the fact that he has let himself to wander from the mental advance that once gave him so much success. He is one of a favored few to have won 1 major but it is not enough.
He told that he feels like he has been at crossroads recently, he is attempting to get himself back to the player he was and the way he thought rather than being this guy who is attempting to be perfect and has less patience and gets frustrated and angered quicker than he ever did. He is attempting to take a step back and realize that you are supposed to be happy when you get to this point.
For the first time in his long and illustrious career, Tiger Woods designed a golf course himself. He was at the course’s unveiling in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, last month. The name of the golf course is El Cardonal. Tiger Woods debuted as a golf course designer by designing this course.
The Golf Course is in the luxurious Diamente Resort. Anyone staying at the resort would be able to get a wonderful view of the Pacific Ocean from there. Actually, the course designed by Tiger Woods is not the best one in the Resort.
There is another Golf Course at the Diamente Resort which was designed by Davis Love the Third which is located close to the ocean and has amazing dune. It is considered by many people that this Golf Course is Bandon Dunes South. The course is often included in the list of the best Golf Courses in the World.
The Wales Open that was a week from the showdown at the United States had a lot to highlight. The two wild cards at the European Ryder Cup, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher tasted fortunes that very opposite to each other. While, Westwood was successful in making his spot after the second round by two shots, Stephen missed his.
He was left behind by 15 shots after the second round total. Stephen has admitted that it had been very tough for him. He thinks that the mistake that he made was that he was thinking too much about what would happen and was trying too hard, but now that he is not thinking he seems to be in a better position comparatively.
The Scot who is making a first appearance at Ryder Cup has also shown his confidence. He has said that he had done his preparations and was looking forward to the game. He has said that he is all ready to go. He believes that since he is in a good position both mentally and physically, they might be a plus point for him.
Lee has always been the pride of England with eight Ryder Cups in his bag. He has said that he has not been very competitive of late and has been working on the game. He has said that he is working out but is still not very fit for the game. The three weeks that he was not there has somewhere caused him a loss of sharpness which he hopes to regain soon.
There is another player Jamie Donaldson who has kept up his chance too of becoming the maiden Welsh winner of the Ryder Cup which is an national event. Meanwhile, the other players that you look out for are Lowry the Irishman, Joost Luiten of Netherlands and Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium.