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Dustin Johnson overpowers Old Course for lead

...appreciate the route Spieth is taking. Only five other players since 1934 have won the first two majors of the year. Only Ben Hogan has won the Masters, U.S. Open and British Open in the same year. No one has won all four.The key for Spieth in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-16/dustin-johnson-overpowers-ol
After battle with shark, Jordan Spieth looks to reel in third major

...grand slam hopes heading to Britain. And he could join Ben Hogan (1953) as the only golfer to win the Masters and both...level where you would only include one name, and that's Ben Hogan, that would be pretty cool, and then maybe zero names...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-11/after-battle-shark-jordan-sp
Amateur among three tied for lead at British Open

...the 17th.A victory would send him to the PGA Championship with a shot at the Grand Slam and put him in elite company. Ben Hogan in 1953 is the only other player to capture the Masters Tournament, U.S. Open and British Open in the same year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-19/amateur-among-three-tied-lea
Zach Johnson wins British Open

...until the very end. Now, he goes to the PGA Championship with a tiny piece of history left to chase. Woods in 2000 and Ben Hogan in 1953 are the only other players to win three majors in a year, and no one has ever swept the three American majors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-20/zach-johnson-wins-british-op
Spieth's hiccups ends his Grand Slam quest

...Costantino Rocca miracle putt slid an inch by the cup and the impossible quest was suddenly over.Instead of joining Ben Hogan as the only player to win the Masters Tournament, U.S. and British Opens in the same season and head to the PGA Championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-20/spieths-hiccups-ends-his-gra
Jordan Spieth has his sights set on the claret jug

...Spieth now. He knows it ? and loves it.With history in play, Spieth seems the right man for the moment. Joining Ben Hogan as the only golfer to win the Masters Tournament, U.S. and British Opens in the same season and setting up an unprecedented...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-19/jordan-spieth-has-his-sights
Michaux: Continuing quest for Grand Slam won't be a breeze for Jordan Spieth

...room," he said.The Grand Slam has proved impossible enough under the most ideal circumstances. If Spieth can join Ben Hogan as the only player to win the Masters, U.S. and British Opens in the same year, it will be miracle enough."I'm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-15/michaux-continuing-quest-gra
Michaux: Spieth knows what he's doing with his schedule

...of only the sixth player in history to win the Masters and U.S. Open in the same year. I'm not sure Craig Wood, Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus or Tiger Woods had a lot of people criticizing their strategic tactics.Frankly, there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-04/michaux-spieth-knows-what-he
Injury leaves British Open in doubt for McIlroy

...until later in the week the extent of the injury and whether McIlroy would be able to tee it up July 16 at St. Andrews.Ben Hogan in 1954 was the last British Open champion who did not play the following year.McIlroy had been the joint favorite along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-06/injury-leaves-british-open-d
Injured Rory McIlroy pulls out of British Open

...progressing well, I want to come back to tournament play when I feel 100 percent healthy and 100 percent competitive."Ben Hogan in 1954 was the last British Open champion who did not defend. Hogan, who was nearly killed in an automobile accident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-08/injured-rory-mcilroy-pulls-o