LeBron James didn’t even make it on the list.
He could have used a putter off the tee for the entire fourth round and still won the 2011 U.S. Open.
It took a historic performance from Rory McIlroy to make Tiger Woods a sympathetic figure.
At one time, the golf world feared Tiger Woods. But these days, taking verbal shots at the struggling legend is a popular sport.
It was a crowded field at the 2011 Masters, going into the final nine holes. But when all was said and done, it was Charl Schwartzel who reigned supreme, nudging Tiger Woods out of the headlines.
We know what you’re thinking: not another 2010-related list. But wait: this one features the beautiful people.
Even Tiger wasn’t surprised about it. But what’s fascinating is what’s next for professional golf.
Octomom outfits are so 2009. This year, there’s plenty of pop-culture news worth mining for Halloween-costume glory. Head over to TIME.com for a look at the getups that are sure to win any costume contest.
Of all the pictures taken at this year’s Ryder Cup, one in particular has proved very popular.
It has begun.
“I haven’t won all year. But this is a week that I was very close. Looking forward to next week.”
— TIGER WOODS, golf’s No. 1 player, on his 12th-place finish at the Barclays over the weekend (Via ESPN Boston)
With his failed marriage in the rearview mirror, the embattled Tiger embodied his top ranking on Thursday.