Tags: Day, Jason

On Golf: Is Brooks Koepka Golf’s New King? His Competition Would Like a Word

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — It was supposed to be Rory McIlroy who was going to keep winning major golf championships in bunches. Then it appeared it might be Jordan Spieth, or Dustin Johnson, or Jason Day. Maybe it would be Justin Rose, Tommy Fleetwood or Justin Thomas. But one of that gaggle was expected to ride…

On Golf: At the Masters, Jason Day Again Finds Pain and Perseverance

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Masters is the major that Jason Day has dreamed of winning since he turned to golf as a teenager to escape an almost certain future working in a meatpacking plant in his native Australia. Day had to be plenty tough to overcome his impoverished beginnings, so it is strange that he…

By Land or by Sea, U.S. Open Golfers Got Creative About Their Lodging

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — For five golfers, four of them champions of majors, home during the United States Open has been a makeshift camp of recreational vehicles. It sits on the grounds of a Montessori school, replete with a white picket fence, and abuts Shinnecock Hills Golf Club. A garden gnome, wearing the white coveralls of…