Rory McIlroy roared past Lee Westwood and into the final of the Match Play Championship. All that stands in his way of going to No. 1 in the world is beating Hunter Mahan.
Mark Wilson was on track for a good year at the start of the season, but fell off quickly. Now needs to come back from a bad round at the BMW Championship in hopes of making the U.S. Presidents Cup.
It’s not quite the “fifth major” for Justin Rose, though it’s a big deal. He spent last week at the “J.R. Challenge,” named after himself and involving seven of his best friends from childhood who meet each year for a week of golf.
Mark Wilson would be in the hunt at the Memorial Tournament if fellow Wisconsin native Steve Stricker weren’t blitzing the field. Wilson sits at 7-under 209 through 54 holes, good for a top-five position, but still five strokes off the lead.
Mark Wilson is an Elmhurst native and might be the fastest rising golfer in the world right now.