Predict potential names for the throne of major events in 2023
92 days from now, the Masters, the first major event of the season will officially kick off at Augusta National. In this article, let's take a look at the superstars who promise to bring eye-catching performances to become the owner of the major championship trophy in the 2023 season.
- Date: April 6 - April 9
Location: Augusta National GC, Augusta, Georgia
Defending Champion: Scottie Scheffler
"The king" who dominates the golf world is expected to complete the entire Grand Slam this season after many missed appointments with the Masters. The prestigious Green Jacket is the last missing piece in McIlroy's brilliant career, and he seems ready to fill that "hole".
In the last 3 Masters, Cameron Smith is a familiar golfer who is always in the top. As a "master" of the short game, Cam Smith has "tamed" the tough and unique challenges of Augusta National.
- Date: May 18 - May 21
- Location: Oak Hill Country Club, Rochester, New York
- Defending Champion: Justin Thomas
Last year, Justin Thomas "dethroned" Will Zalatoris in a nerve-wracking playoff series at the PGA Championship. Missing the championship at the PGA Championship, Zalatoris continued to look sadly at the U.S. trophy. Open slipped out of hand. But surely Will Zalatoris will come back strong this season, unless the worst-case scenario is a recurring injury, then a big win seems to be "inevitable" for the 26-year-old golfer. year old.
- Date: 15/06 - 18/06
- Location: Los Angeles Country Club, Los Angeles, California
- Defending Champion: Matthew Fitzpatrick
Xander Schauffele is the most well-regarded player on the Tour, and a major championship would be the best proof of that.
Max Homa will be a favorite following his 61-stroke run at LACC's North Course en route to the 2013 Pac-12 individual title. There are also several golfers who won the 2017 Walker Cup at the LACC, including Zalatoris, who after three major runner-ups broke out to take the No.
The Open Championship
- Date: 20/07 - 23/07
- Location: Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, England
- Defending Champion: Cam Smith
The favorite will be Tiger Woods, who won The Open in 2006 at Hoylake with a textbook-grade performance, but that feat happening again seems highly unlikely. A better choice would be Morikawa, one of the most comprehensive golfers with a distinct playing style, which would be a potential name for the world's oldest professional golf tournament championship.
It is impossible to go through an entire season with 4 major events without skipping Scottie Scheffler, one of the best golfers in the world. Scheffler proved last year at the Masters that he has a unique style of play and a champion's grit.
- Date: 29/09 - 01/10
- Location: Marco Simone Golf and Country Club, Rome, Italy
- Defending Champion: US Team
It's been three decades since the US team's last Ryder Cup win each time they toured Europe, but with the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club still a mystery, perhaps the owner of the This year's Ryder Cup will be more unpredictable than ever. Unlike the previous squad - consisting of names that have fought for many years and tried to win glory for the country (but all failed), this year's US squad will be completely new elements, with youth, confidence and bravery. At the Presidents Cup, the members of the US team showed their closeness, cohesion and solidarity for a common goal - defeating the opponent.
After the turbulent LIV Golf effect last season, the home team of the 2023 Ryder Cup will still launch a squad led by the main names Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Viktor Hovland and Matt Fitzpatrick. Shane Lowry, Tommy Fleetwood and Tyrrell Hatton could also be on the team, and with potential rookies like Thomas Detry and Rasmus Hojgaard, do Europe really need names like Sergio Garcia at this point? Regarding the US team, the absence of Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka is a bigger blow.