The biggest winners and losers in the world of golf this month.
Plays the spoiler role in Tiger’s return, winning the Valspar by a shot. It’s a fine time to win again – his first on the PGA Tour in nine years.
Sticks it to the kids by winning the WGC-Mexico, edging out Justin Thomas in a play-off to win for a 43rd time on the PGA Tour at the age of 47.
Spent her off-season having her nose and jaw broken and screwed back together. Bounces back to win the Honda LPGA Thailand by four shots.
Tiger and Ernie
Two of golf’s heavyweights are unveiled as captains of the US and the Internationals respectively for the 2019 Presidents Cup in Australia.
Spectator at the Honda Classic encourages Justin Thomas’ ball into the bunker. “Enjoy your day buddy, you’re gone,” replies JT.
Missed cuts at Pebble Beach and the Valspar sandwich a T20 and T59 and post doubts that Rory can finally land that elusive Masters. Hey, come on, we’re tempting fate here.
Regret for IJP, who spots the Ferrari he sold to Rory parked at a tournament. “When you see your old love... and miss it... “he wept on Instagram.
Rhein Gibson’s caddie
Sacked for mistakenly picking Gibson’s ball up during a Web.com event. Gibson angrily lobs his putter head cover at his caddie’s head, then later sacks him.