Dustin Johnson won his third consecutive start at the WGC-Dell Match Play with a 1-up victory over Spanish rookie Jon Rahm on Sunday.Earlier in the day DJ was pushed to the 18th hole for the first time during the tournament by Hideto Tanihara, whom he
PGA Tour star Jason Day expects to travel to Augusta, Georgia on Friday to start practicing for the Masters, but said he could pull still out of the season's first major, depending on his mother's prognosis following surgery for lung cancer last week. “Obviously, I'm still nervous because we're still waiting to see ... if it has spread or not," said Day, who spoke Monday by video conference set up by organizers of the PGA Tour's Zurich Classic in late April. "It's still kind of a bit of an emotional time for me," added Day, whose father died of cancer when he was 12.
When you play golf, there are several things you worry about as you hit the links. Chipping a shot into the bunker, sending one into the drink or maybe a costly triple-bogey. One thing that probably wouldn’t cross your mind, however, is losing your ball to a colossal reptile. Well, this became a reality to one golfer in Florida whose errant shot struck an alligator in the head. This evidently angered the gator, as it quickly made the golf ball its lunch. We’re hopeful there won’t be any golf ball-consuming gators at next week’s Masters Tournament. Thumbnail photo via Spruce Derden/USA TODAY Sports Images