As Moving Day continues at the Honda Classic, the hope to extend the season-starting American winning streak to 10 events is in jeopardy. With Rory McIlroy flirting with the lead and in pursuit of No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking for the second straight week, a trio of Americans could thwart the coronation.
Tom Gillis, 43, has never won on the PGA Tour, but he lives in Florida for nine months of the year – key to success on Bermuda grass.
Keegan Bradley got his way into the three-man playoff at Riviera, clearly among the top-five Americans in the game at the moment.
Rookie Harris English, who is yet to miss a cut, knows how to win. He took the Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational on the Nationwide Tour as an amateur.
The odds were stacked against an American double last weekend, with the possibility of just one American – eventual winner Hunter Mahan – getting into the Match Play final and John Huh needing a double bogey from Robert Allenby and eight playoff holes to notch his first win.
If the U.S. could win the Honda, the Yanks would be one win shy of tying the 1991 mark for 11 wins to start a PGA Tour season – the longest streak in the last two decades.