Talor Gooch Rides Two-Week Heater Into Wild Phoenix Open Featuring 8 Cowboys

The names at the top of the 2019 Farmers Insurance Open read like a who’s who of major championship winners and top-25 mainstays.

Justin Rose
Hideki Matsuyama
Jon Rahm
Adam Scott
Rory McIlroy
Jason Day

And then there was Talor Gooch. The unknown. The one who didn’t belong. The only name casual golf fans wouldn’t have noticed.

Gooch was making just the 34th PGA Tour start of his career and