Tiger Woods Pebble Beach mauling a once-in-a-lifetime feat of greatness | Ewan Murray

Tiger Woods crushed the opposition at the 2000 US Open at Pebble Beach in a display of dominance that is unlikely to be imitated They were the best of times within the best of times. If peak Tiger Woods was the year 2000, nothing emphasised his dominance more than the battering of Pebble Beach into submission. A glance at the final leaderboard from the US Open of 19 years ago makes as staggering reading now as was ever the case: …

Golf’s Longest Drives Are Creeping Up and Changing the Sport

It seems like the kind of statistic that number-crunching sports fans would agree upon, yet there exists surprisingly little consensus on the distance of the longest drive ever measured in the game of golf. Some say the record belongs to Mike Austin. In 1974, the renowned power hitter drove a ball 515 yards during the US National Seniors Open championship in Las Vegas. Others claim the title belongs to Carl Cooper. In 1992, on the third hole of the Texas …