At The Honda Classic, the famed three-hole stretch tests the mettle of the game’s best. Here’s how they survive. The notorious Bear Trap -- holes 15, 16 and 17 -- at PGA National’s Champion course is the gauntlet all Honda Classic winners must
Golf.com’s Michael Bamberger sat down with Montgomerie to discuss all of that in a recently-published interview, and it didn’t disappoint. Aside from a very questionable claim from Monty that he wouldn’t trade his career with Tiger Woods’… “I never won a major. Tiger won 14. But would I trade my career for Tiger’s? No. I started out this game a pretty good golfer and finished in the Hall of Fame. I feel I have overachieved. So how could I say I wish it were better? People will say, `Well, he didn’t win a major.’ And, yes, I would have liked to shut them up by winning one. But that’s my only regret, really. Great that I have won senior majors, which has quieted the odd person. …he shared an interesting
Putting a cap on a West Coast swing that produced one marquee winner after another, Dustin Johnson lapped the field at the Genesis Open at Riviera and vaulted to No. 1 in the World Ranking. What does your top five look like? Shane Bacon, golf analyst, Fox Sports ( @shanebacon ): I’m going to go my top-five in the world currently, with Rory simply landing on the list because, when healthy, he’s a top-two player and, when on the couch, he still doesn’t drop out of the Top 5. The only major move I’d make is to swap out Rory, at least until he returns healthy, for Stenson.