The Loop

From The Front 9

Sergio Garcia's major championship heartache continues with final-round collapse and subsequent playoff loss.

More bad news for the Spaniard: He won't be able to spit in the claret jug.

Questionable rulings, politically incorrect speech mar R&A's week.

Only saving grace for R&A officials? Walter Driver isn't their president.

Gary Player says he knows of one golfer who uses steroids.

Barry Bonds plays golf? Who knew?

-- Geoff Russell

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