Golf’s biggest winners and losers this month.
UP Eddie Pepperell
Capped off an excellent season with a wire-to-wire victory at the British Masters, including an ace. His second career win should secure a Masters spot.
Won a third consecutive Andalucia Valderrama Masters by a four-shot margin after the event was shortened to 54 holes due to thunderstorms.
The 44-year-old secured her first career win at the Hero Women’s Indian Open after 18 years and 119 starts.
The 35-year-old holed a clutch four-footer on the final hole of the Valderrama Masters to retain his European Tour card for next season.
DOWN Jordan Spieth
Started 2018 second in the world but four missed cuts and just five top-10s see him drop out of the top 10 for the first time since 2014.
The 22-year-old’s approach to the 8th during the final round of the Women’s Indian Open would have finished stone dead but landed on her playing partner’s ball and bounced into the water.
Injury troubles persist for the 29-year-old, who this month underwent surgery on her right hand that will keep her out for the rest of the season.
Frittered away a four-shot lead in the third round of the Women’s Indian Open, culminating in finding the water twice on the final hole en route to a closing nine.