TPC Sawgrass, the home to next week's Players Championship, has received 5 inches of rain the past two days, so much so that half the walkway leading to one of golf's signature holes was under water Friday.
Perhaps he would have preferred to wait a day or two, but Bubba Watson had something else to remember about Augusta National after making a hole-in-one Wednesday during a practice round on the day before he begins defense of his Masters title.
It's been more than a year since a 54-hole leader hung on to close the deal in a major. After finishing off a 5-under 67 in Round 3 on Sunday morning, Rory McIlroy hopes that streak ends at the 94th PGA, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
Rickie Fowler felt he was under the radar coming into The Players. After a third-round 66 put him 3 shots off the 54-hole lead and with a shot to win two weeks in a row, that's no longer the case, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
Steve Stricker finished his Friday round at the Memorial with typical flair: that is to say, none at all. The unassuming pro aced the eighth, made up 3 strokes on his final two holes and captured the tourney lead, taking it all in stride.
In preparing to make his first start in the US since his Masters meltdown, Rory McIlroy revealed some advice he got from a golf legend who knows a thing or two about heartbreak at Augusta National, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
After making a quintuple-bogey 8 on the par-3 eighth hole, Padraig Harrington's hopes of defending his PGA Championship title were gone. That didn't keep the Irishman from putting a positive spin on his T-10 finish, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.