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Wednesday 7 December 2016

On the eve of The Open faith is essential for golfers

A positive winning mentality is crucial in golf. Only Ben Hogan won the Masters, the U.S. Open and the British Open in one year. Jordan Spieth (21) can achieve that record. "That would be cool," he says. "I didn't come here to play boring golf." Dustin Johnson finished second to Spieth at the U.S. Open and tees off with him tomorrow. "I showed at the U.S. Open that I've got what it takes," he says. "I'm excited." Tiger Woods hasn't won a major since his personal life went into freefall in 2009. "My body's finally good," he says. "I'm starting to feel like I'm getting more consistent. I'll get there." As he gives away headphones, a disappointed Rory McIlroy tweets, "Not all's lost..."

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