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
There isn’t a much better way to celebrate your 24th birthday than by turning your newly-won Claret Jug into a cake. That’s exactly how Jordan Spieth marked his happy day on Thursday, thanks in part to his mom, Christine. Sunday, Spieth became just the second golfer all time (joining Jack Nicklaus) to win three legs of the Grand Slam before the age of 24. He goes for number four in two weeks at the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, N.C. Happy birthday.
There were plenty of low scores to begin the RBC Canadian Open, where birdies were sandwiched around a brief afternoon rain delay. Here's how things look after the opening round at Glen Abbey, where Kevin Chappell is among a group of early co-leaders: Leaderboard: Kevin Chappell (-7), Hudson Swafford (-7), Brandon Hagy (-7), Matt Every (-7), Ollie Schniederjans (-7), Vijay Singh (-6), Bubba Watson (-6), Smylie Kaufman (-6) What it means: It's a crowded leaderboard after the opening round, as the top 15 players are separated by a single shot. Five share the lead, a group that includes two winners from earlier this season in Chappell and Swafford. Hagy and Schniederjans remain in search of their