From the BBC website.
Since the turn of the century, odd-numbered years have sometimes been the quieter ones on the golfing calendar.
The 9/11 attacks prompted the postponement of the 2001 Ryder Cup, meaning the sport’s most captivating contests are now played in even-numbered years.
But 2013 produced no shortage of intrigue, excitement, drama and controversy. Indeed it will be remembered as a year of huge significance for golf. Here, in no particular order, are 10 reasons why: