Days after he nearly captured The Open, Matt Kuchar struggled to stay on his feet during the opening round of the RBC Canadian Open. Kuchar made the trek from England to Ontario shortly after finishing runner-up to Jordan Spieth at Royal Birkdale. He has built a strong record at Glen Abbey Golf Course, including a runner-up in 2013 and top-10 finishes each of the last two years. But Kuchar dealt with dizzy spells throughout his opening round, a 1-under 71 during which he was visited by an on-course medic. "I had a couple of spells where I got a little bit dizzy and I felt weak. I don't know where it came from," Kuchar told reporters. "I've had plenty of time to get over the travel. Hopefully
U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia will play in Australia for the first time in seven years at the Australian PGA championship on the Gold Coast later this year, organizers said on Thursday. The 37-year-old Spaniard was considered one of the most talented players never to have won a major until he was presented with the famous green jacket at Augusta in April after winning a playoff against Britain's Justin Rose. "It's been a long time since I have visited Australia but I remember how welcoming the fans were and I have been trying to get back for some time now," Garcia said in a statement.
Jordan Spieth surged to victory at the Open Championship on Sunday, raising his career major count to three. The pro, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said that Spieth's mental game and desire are what set him apart from the crowd. "A few of us were talking about it and we agreed there’s more drive with Jordan and more determination to be No. 1 and to be the greatest,' said one veteran American player.