Bob Hope Chrysler Classic: Early in the TOUR season, had another near-miss at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, where he held or shared the lead after the second, third and fourth rounds. Entered the final round tied with Lucas Glover at 20-under par. Posted 76 in the wind-blown final round to finish third, missing a birdie putt on the 90th hole that would have forced a three-way playoff.
U.S. Open: Won his first major championship with a three-stroke victory over Brooks Koepka at the U.S. Open. The victory, his fourth on the PGA TOUR, came in his 245th career start (31st at a major) at the age of 35 years, 26 days. Became the seventh first-time major winner since 2010 at the U.S. Open. At 271, tied the lowest 72-hole score at the U.S. Open since 2011 (other 271 in that stretch: Martin Kaymer/2014). Became the third player, joining Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth, to win a major by three or more shots since the start of the 2016-17 season (Koepka/4/2017 U.S. Open, Spieth/3/The 2017 Open Championship). Converted a 54-hole lead/co-lead for the first time in his eighth chance at stroke-play events. Played a 34-hole stretch without a bogey (No. 10/R1 thru No. 7/R3). Led the field in Scrambling (16/20) after entering the week ranked 169th in that category.
Olympic Men's Golf Competition: Represented when Great Britain golf returned to the Olympics for the first time since 1904 in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Birdied the final hole of the competition to shoot 16-under 268 and win the gold medal by two strokes over Sweden's Henrik Stenson. Created additional history in the opening round when he recorded the first hole-in-one in Olympic Golf with a 7-iron going in the hole at the 191-yard No. 4.
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At the 2015 Masters Tournament, Rose finished in a tie for second with Phil Mickelson behind winner Jordan Spieth. Rose's 14-under 274 (as well as Mickelson's) was the lowest score by a runner-up in Masters history. He picked up his seventh PGA Tour win at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in April and added his eighth European Tour win at the UBS Hong Kong Open in October, claiming a narrow 1 stroke triumph after battling Lucas Bjerregaard of Denmark head-to-head over the weekend. .
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As it did with its Arnold Palmer film project "Arnie," Golf Channel pays tribute to another legendary figure in the game: 18-time major champion and World Golf Hall of Famer Jack Nicklaus. Succinctly titled "Jack," the three-part biopic is a product of nearly 100 interviews and hundreds of hours of archived film, blending recollections from Nicklaus, as well as his playing competitors, family members, sports legends, business partners, and childhood friends, along with golf and sports media. It begins with Nicklaus' upbringing and his early golf successes, continues with a look at his many on-course career accolades, and concludes by focusing on his lasting legacy as an ambassador to the sport. Additionally, "Jack" features other "Greats of All-Time" in their respective sport, each weighing in on Nicklaus' impact on the larger sporting landscape, including Wayne Gretzky, Richard Petty, Jerry Rice, Annika Sorenstam and Kelly Slater.
Advanced to the FedExCup Playoffs for the fifth time in his career, making it to the TOUR Championship for the fourth time, entering the Playoffs finale in the No. 20 position in the FedExCup standings. Finished T10 at East Lake to end his season No. 20 in the FedExCup standings. Recorded 14 top-25 finishes (one shy of benchmark 15 in 2011) from 26 starts. Of those, three were top-five showings, led by a runner-up finish at the Barracuda Championship. Turned in an impressive Playoffs performance, with four top-25 finishes. Closed the Playoffs with a T15 at the Deutsche Bank Championship, T24 at the BMW Championship and T10 at the TOUR Championship, where he improved with each round (72-70-69-67).
the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide: Held the 54-hole lead at the Memorial Tournament but dropped into a playoff with David Lingmerth after shooting a final-round, even-par 72. Lost on the third playoff hole when he couldn't match Lingmerth's par. Was looking to pick up his second win at Muirfield Village, the site where he captured his maiden PGA TOUR victory, in 2010. Ran his streak to 183 consecutive holes without a three-putt before he three-putted No. 7 in the final round.
Rose lost in a playoff at the 2007 BMW PGA Championship but moved into the top twenty of the World Rankings for the first time, and by October had reached a new career high of 12 and became the top-ranked British golfer. Rose won the European Tour Order of Merit title for 2007 in a thrilling climax to the season at the Volvo Masters, which he won in a playoff on 4 November. His new world ranking of number 7 made him the top-ranked European golfer for the first time, and he subsequently moved up to sixth in the rankings. Since the end of 2009, Canadian golf instructor Sean Foley coaches Rose.
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However, he made a mediocre beginning to his first season on the European Tour. But, after finding some much-needed form, he once again retained his playing rights with a top ten finish in the South African Open which was his last tournament of the season. In addition, in August of the year 2013, he won his maiden title on the European Tour at the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles. Similarly, he won a three-man sudden-death playoff.
DP World Tour Championship: Was tied for seventh, six strokes off the lead when the final round of the European Tour's final event of the season, the DP World Tour Championship, began. Played a flawless round of golf at the Jumeirah Golf Estates. Made four birdies on his front nine and four more on the back, along with an eagle-3 at the par -5 14th hole, to shoot a 10-under 62. Eventually finished solo second, two strokes behind winner Rory McIlroy. Finished second in the Race to Dubai rankings, behind McIlroy.
At the U.S. Open in June 2019, Woodland held the 54-hole lead at Pebble Beach Golf Links. On Sunday, he shot a 2-under-par 69 for 271 (−13), which gave him a three-shot margin over the runner-up, two-time defending champion Koepka. Woodland became the fourth champion in U.S. Open history who was double-digits under-par. The victory was his first major and his sixth professional win. In his previous thirty starts in majors, Woodland had only carded two top-ten finishes, both in the PGA Championship (2018, 2019). The win at the U.S. Open moved him from 25th to 12th in the Official World Golf Ranking.. At the post-win press conference, Woodland Facetimed Bockerstette live, telling her "I used your positive energy." Two days later, Woodland joined Bockerstette with a surprise appearance on The Today Show where, pointing to the U.S. Open trophy in Bockerstette's hands, he told her "We won this together."
Moving to his professional career, at the end of 2008, he enrolled in the Qualifying school for the PGA Tour. He performed well there, however, he had to struggle from his debut year, he just made eights cuts in total 18 appearances. He finished in a tie for first at 27-under-par but was edged out for the title by Tiger Woods in his second tournament of 2011, the Bob Hope Classic.
The Open Championship: Made just three birdies in the first 36 holes of the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie, highlighted by a 14-foot putt on the final hole Friday to make the cut on the number after rounds of 72-73 before finishing T2. Produced seven birdies against no bogeys in a third-round 7-under 64 which marked his first sub-65 score any major championship. His inward-nine 5-under 30 marked the low nine of any player in the last three Opens at Carnoustie (1999, 2007, 2018), while his 64 matched the lowest round in an Open Championship held at Carnoustie (Steve Stricker/R3/2007, Richard Green/R4/2007). Posted the clubhouse lead at 6-under 278 which was beaten by Francesco Molinari at 8-under.