Is time running out for Jim Furyk and Davis Love III at the Masters Tournament? Are they getting impatient, knowing there might be more starts behind them than ahead of them? "That should never cross your mind," said Furyk, 40. "But I can't say that it hasn't."
Davis Love III was such a fixture in the Masters Tournament for so long that fans expected him to be in the field each year. When his world ranking dropped after a leg injury, Love didn't qualify for the Masters in 2008, 2009 or 2010. Love qualified for 2011 by finishing in the top eight in the U.S. Open.
ORLANDO, Fla. --- Davis Love III is trying not to look ahead and concern himself only with the tournaments on his schedule. He gave himself reason to hope Thursday that the Masters Tournament might still be on the list.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Davis Love III needed someone else's misfortune to get into the Masters.
MARANA, Ariz. --- Davis Love III began the year with a No. 77 world ranking. David Toms was at No. 113. They knew they would have to play well on the West Coast to qualify for the World Golf Championships, and eventually the bigger prize of getting in the Masters Tournament.
Davis Love III had just birdied the par-5 eighth hole at Augusta National Golf Club to get within three shots of the lead.
The victories are coming at a slower rate than Davis Love III would like, but at least they're still coming.
Davis Love III has made nine birdies through two rounds of the Masters Tournament, enough to be a factor on the weekend.