May 11 Phil Mickelson becomes the first player to win back-to-back years at The Players Championship. He calls for a tour vote to make The Players a major, but the vote against is 241-2. Mickelson and Love cast the only votes in favor.
June 12 The first round of the U.S. Open is postponed because of fog.
June 13 Half the field doesn't start the first round of the U.S. Open, which again is delayed by fog.
July 6 Rory Sabbatini wins the AT&T National at Congressional, then announces he is donating the $1.08 million winner's check to help build the new Tiger Woods Learning Center.
July 8 Sabbatini is the first player tested for drugs.
July 19 Woods is in the second-to-last group in the third round at Royal Birkdale when a vicious wind off the Irish Sea turns the British Open upside down. He birdies the last hole to break 80.
July 20 Woods closes with 62 to win the British Open by one shot over Stricker, setting a major championship scoring record and winning from behind for the first time in a major.
Aug. 3 Fifty columnists change travel plans from Beijing to Detroit to cover Woods' bid for the Grand Slam.
Aug. 7 Mickelson, who already has won a career-high five times on tour, is disqualified from the PGA Championship when he shows up Thursday on the first tee of the other course at Oakland Hills.
Aug. 10 Woods birdies the last four holes, but finishes one shot behind Stricker in the PGA Championship.
Aug. 21 The PGA Tour Playoffs begins at The Barclays. Woods decides to take that week off.
Sept. 21 Motivated by the Americans having four captain's picks, Europe wins the Ryder Cup, 18 1/2-9 1/2.
Sept. 28 Woods wins the FedEx Cup in a finalround duel over Stricker. PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem again reminds Woods that the cup has never been kissed. And it still isn't.
Sept. 29 Finchem is tested for drugs.
Oct. 14 Stricker wins the PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda against three alternates when Woods declines to play.
Nov. 11 Fred Couples is named Ryder Cup captain and announces Michael Jordan and Robin Williams as his assistants.
Nov. 30 Having missed the last six months with a sore back, Couples recovers and wins the Skins Game.
Dec. 16 Stricker finishes the year at No. 2 in the world and is voted comeback player of the year for the third straight time.