ST ANDREWS, Scotland American Zach Johnson claimed the second major triumph of his career after winning a four-hole playoff at the end of a captivating, cliffhanger of a final round in the British Open on Monday.
And now, with a final-round 66 on the Old Course, followed by a 1-under-par effort in the aggregate playoff, Johnson’s name is engraved alongside the likes of Jones, Snead, Hogan, Palmer, Nicklaus, Trevino, Watson, Woods, Mickelson and many, many more.
If not for an incredible upset performance by Federer’s Davis Cup teammate Stan Wawrinka over Djokovic in the French Open final last month, Djokovic, like Serena Williams, would be gunning for a Grand Slam at the U.S. Open in New York later this summer.
The two tennis masters are at the top of their game right now as Federer goes for his eighth All-England Tennis championship, while Djokovic attempts to win his second in a row and third overall. “I’m right there. My game is good”. After this one, Djokovic...