SMBC Singapore Open 2020

Justin Rose to blossom at major championships

Briton feels his game is back on track and wants to step out of shadow of sport's big names

(From left) Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson and Matt Kuchar, who are expected to lead the charge for honours at this week's SMBC Singapore Open, taking a wefie yesterday. ST PHOTOS: JASON QUAH
(From left) Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson and Matt Kuchar, who are expected to lead the charge for honours at this week's SMBC Singapore Open, taking a wefie yesterday.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

For all his achievements, which include reaching world No. 1, winning a Major and becoming an Olympic champion, Justin Rose remains one of golf's more inconspicuous figures.

While the lack of recognition might bother some, he brushes off such insecurities but says he is aware of the need to "accelerate my Major championship wins where I'm no longer under the radar".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 15, 2020, with the headline 'Rose to blossom at major c'ships'. Subscribe