Michaux: Phil Mickelson takes his second shot at career grand slam

...competitive into his 50s, went 0 for 22 in the U.S. Open after getting his third leg in the 1949 Masters at age 36.Ray Floyd may be the most comparable case study to Mickelson. He was almost 44 when he earned his third leg at the 1986 U.S. Open...

The lowest first 36 holes at the Masters

Ray Floyd set the record for the lowest first 36 holes at the Masters Tournament with 13-under-par 131. In 1976, he opened with rounds...

With career slam in sight, McIlroy embraces role as top player

...Trevino was 35 when he won the PGA in 1974, but he never finished better than 10th in 16 more tries at the Masters.Ray Floyd was almost 44 when he earned his third leg at the 1986 U.S. Open, and he never seriously threatened in nine more...

Throwback Thursday: Langer wins in 1985

...Strange came to the 18th hole with a chance to tie if he made birdie, but he made a bogey and joined Seve Ballesteros and Ray Floyd in a tie for second, two shots behind Langer.The win was Langer's first major championship and his first win on American...

Scott rebuilt whole approach with winning majors in mind

...Woods and Williams split permanently two weeks later, Scott hired the New Zealander full time.Williams had worked for Ray Floyd and Greg Norman before winning 13 majors with Tiger, so his expectations of what his player could achieve were quite...

Climax of 2013 Masters brought drama, sportsmanship

...Williams. The New Zealander won 13 majors with Tiger Woods and had patrolled Augusta with the likes of Greg Norman and Ray Floyd before that. So Scott called on him for the read."It was pretty dark down there, and my eyesight at that point really...

Evans' Taylor has learned to not focus on the negative

...the rare opportunity to play the first two rounds with three-time major winner Nick Price, joining Gary Player and Ray Floyd as the third Hall of Famer he's been lucky enough to be paired with in a tournament."He's one of the greats who...

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Ray Floyd statue moving from museum to airport

A bronze statue of 1976 Masters champion Ray Floyd is moving from Augusta Museum of History to Augusta Regional Airport, just in time for the golf tournament. Diane Johnston...

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Ballesteros' two Masters wins came early

...didn't seem to mind.Near the leaders all week, the Spaniard started the final round one shot behind former champions Ray Floyd and Craig Stadler. But with a burst of scoring in the first four holes -- birdie, eagle, par, birdie -- Ballesteros...

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