Bio: Moved to England from South Africa at age 5, when he started to play seriously at Hartley Wintney GC near his Hampshire home. First swung a club in back garden at 11 months when dad, Ken, handed him a plastic club. Broke 70 for the first time at age 11. Handicap of plus-1 at age 14. Father, Ken, passed away in September 2002, and he is remembered via the Ken Rose Foundation (kenrosefoundation.com). Web site is justinrose.com. (Bio information from Golfweek research and pgatour.com)
The 18th edition of this golf championship has landed at a new home — Austin Country Club — and by all accounts, this might be the most rabid embrace any community will put on a PGA Tour tournament this year.
Ireland produces some terrific exports, one of them being, as major-winner Graeme McDowell so poetically waxes, a tenacious golfer. The latest to come off the line is Shane Lowry, a burly, fun-loving lad from County Offaly who passes more easily as a thick-bearded lumberjack than somebody who successfully chases a little white ball for a living.
Take a look at some outfits from the first round of the Open Championship at Muirfield. From U.S. Open champion Justin Rose to Jonas Blixt, these players are showing off their own individual style through their apparel.
Fresh off a win at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral's Blue Monster, Justin Rose chats with Golfweek senior writer Jeff Rude about the differences between playing 13 years ago at the British Open to now, as well as what Justin Rose is doing to change the world.
Tiger Woods withdraws in Round 4, Rory McIlroy performed strong, but Justin Rose put in a powerful round to hold off Bubba Watson at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral's Blue Monster. Alex Miceli gives his opinion on the tournament.
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