Louis Oosthuizen's albatross in the Augusta Masters might have been what held him back from beating Bubba Watson in their sudden-death playoff.
The scheduling row that has soured the World Cup took on a new dimension with a Samoan player accusing the IRB of exploitation akin to "slavery" and
Webb Simpson came from four shots back to win the US Open at San Francisco's Olympic Club, overtaking big names to win his first major title.
Rampant Europe produced the greatest comeback in Ryder Cup history to reel in the United States and retain the trophy at Medinah Country Club.
The United States has emerged victorious from a pulsating first day's play in the 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club on Friday.
The past is irrelevant for Maria Sharapova as she prepares to face up to the steamroller that is Serena Williams in Saturday's French Open final.
Tiger Woods has lit the fuse on a new golf season during which he aims to return to the forefront and possibly add to his majors haul of 14.
Rafael Nadal, who beat David Ferrer at the French Open, has opened up about his knee injury that sidelined him for seven months last year.
Rory McIlroy produced the single top display of the year by winning his first Major, while Luke Donald nabbed the PGA Championship.
The US Open teed off at Olympic Club with Rory McIlroy bidding to become the first back-to-back winner of the year's second major since 1989.