Tiger Woods considers playing in Charlotte tournament

...the Women's PGA Championship or the U.S. Women's Open, the two oldest majors on the LPGA Tour?Then again, Gene Sarazen is credited with the career Grand Slam, a term that didn't even exist in professional golf when he won the 1935 Masters...

Expectations now much higher for young golfers

...second-youngest winner behind Woods at Augusta) and a U.S. Open title that made him the youngest man with two majors since Gene Sarazen in 1922.Age is not the best measure these days. It's more about experience.Spieth turned 22 on Monday, and it made...

Videos help us to learn the history of Augusta

...to watch golf. But why? Let's follow the chain of unusual events that led to Sunday green jackets.THE WOMAN IN GENE SARAZEN'S ROOM: Most golf lovers know the story of Sarazen's famous "double eagle" victory in the 1935 Masters. What...

Michaux: Crazy week at U.S. Open sees even more bizarre finish

...it all on East Coast newspaper deadlines. But here it goes.The 21-year-old Spieth is the youngest golfer since Gene Sarazen to win two majors.Despite spitting up a three-stroke lead with two to play, Spieth gathered himself after a double...

'Spieth era' begins in golf after Masters Tournament victory

...hyperventilating. SI wasn't around in 1931, when a youngster only six months past his 20th birthday knocked off Gene Sarazen and Denny Shute to claim the PGA Championship. But a United News report heralded Tom Creavy, who "does not depend...

Ferguson: Place in golf history isn't lost on Jordan Spieth

...be Bobby Jones in 1926. The only other player to win different major championships before turning 22? A guy named Gene Sarazen in 1922.The names kept right on coming, and Spieth listened to them with a gleam in eyes."I didn't think that...

Aiken's Kevin Kisner has ample time to prep for British Open at St. Andrews

...Hagen was 28 when he won the 1921 PGA Championship, the start of seven consecutive winners in their 20s (Hagen twice, Gene Sarazen twice, Bobby Jones, Jim Barnes and Arthur Havers). DIVOTS: Georgia Tech star Ollie Schniederjans will play the...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Musical homecoming weekend filled with family ties

...like America's first "wonder woman" Lula Hurst, also referred to as Lulu Hurst in the Chronicle and other newspapers in the late 1800s, and like the mystery woman who managed to get into Masters champion Gene Sarazen's hotel bedroom.

Jordan Spieth wins U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson's three-putt on No. 18

...Mountain, where Spieth won the U.S. Junior Amateur. Greller knew this course better than any caddie. And he had the right horse who's on the ride of his life. Spieth is the youngest player to win two majors since Gene Sarazen in 1922.

John Derr, veteran Masters journalist, dies at 97

...Masters Tournament in 1935 and was in the clubhouse when Gene Sarazen made his double eagle on the par-5 15th hole. He worked...was on that veranda where word came from a caddie that Gene Sarazen made a two on 15. Writers immediately dismissed it...