There is no shortage of good winner’s stories setting up this weekend.
What’s the best possible story? Here’s how one man rates them:
1) Jordan Spieth wins the HP Byron Nelson Championship at 17 years 10 months and 2 days old. Johnny McDermott was 19 years, 10 months and 14 days old when he won the U.S. Open in 1911. Old Tom Morris was 17 years, 5 months and 8 days old when he won the British Open in 1868.
2) Matteo Manassero, 18, outplays world No. 1 Lee Westwood and No. 2 Luke Donald on a Sunday to win the BMW PGA Championship for his third European Tour title and jumps among the top 15 in the world rankings.
3) Sergio Garcia bounces back from heartache, burnout and putting woes to win his eighth PGA Tour title and bump into the top 50 in the world rankings, giving him a shot at running his major championship streak to 48 consecutive appearances.
4) Donald wins the BMW PGA to take the No. 1 world ranking with authority, shaking off critics who believe he doesn’t win enough to be considered the world’s top player. Donald, of course, can take the No. 1 ranking by simply finishing ahead of Westwood on Sunday.
5) Westwood delivers a strong message about his worthiness as the current No. 1 by winning the European Tour's flagship event.