Golf offered up plenty of memorable and forgettable moments in 2021

Bob Weeks looks back at some of the more interesting and impactful quotes from what was a wild and wacky year for the sport.

Bob Weeks

Bob Weeks

Year in Review - Championship Moments

2021 in review: Canadian soccer stands tall

Even with the world around us in flux, few years have been more memorable for Canadian soccer than 2021. Let's take a look back at the year that was for Canada in the beautiful game.

Warner reflects on a 2021 for the ages

Damian Warner is grateful for the year he’s had and admits that the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the postponement of the Olympics, the closing of his regular training facilities, and working out of the empty Farquharson Arena in London, will make 2021 even more special when he looks back.

- Jonathan Chan
Warner reflects on a 2021 for the ages

Fernandez highlights strong year for Canadian tennis

Not only did Leylah Annie Fernandez reach her first Grand Slam final in 2021 at the US Open, she also captured her first title on the WTA tour at the Monterrey Open in March. She wasn’t the only Canadian to have success on the court this past year as both Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov also pushed their games to the next level.

- Ken Rodney, TSN.ca
Fernandez highlights strong year for Canadian tennis

Year in Review – Oh Canada!

‘Pumped’ De Grasse set the standard for Canadian sprinting in 2021

Andre De Grasse lived up to high expectations at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by proving himself to be one of the best sprinters in the world and becoming one of Canada's most decorated Olympians.

Jonathan Chan

Best of 2021: David's 12th goal of the season sets Canadian record

Canadian Jonathan David makes the great play to control the rebound then finishes it off with his left foot for his 12th goal of the season for Lille. That sets the record for most goals in a season by a Canadian in one of Europe's top five leagues.

Best of 2021: Poulin snipes bardown in OT to win gold for Canada

Marie-Philip Poulin streaks in on the breakaway and snipes bardown on the American goaltender to win it for the Canadians and put an end to their gold medal drought.

Best of 2021: Fernandez closes out Sabalenka to reach US Open final

Watch as Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez finishes off Aryna Sabalenka in the third set to win her semifinal match and book her ticket to the final of the US Open.

Best of 2021: Team Canada presented with IIHF World Championship trophy

Watch as the members of Team Canada receive their gold medals and are presented with the IIHF World Championship trophy after their win over Finland.

Canadian women, or athletes competing on a women’s team, dominated in Tokyo

By the time the Olympic and Paralympic flames were extinguished in Tokyo in early September, Canada had won a total of 45 medals.

Holly McNeill

Curling - Year in Review

The past 12 months in curling won’t be forgotten anytime soon. Like everything in the world, curling was forced to pivot and acclimate to the ever-changing nature of the pandemic in 2021.

- Ryan Horne
Curling - Year in Review

Best of 2021: Bombers intercept Masoli in OT to secure back-to-back Grey Cup wins

Jeremiah Masoli's pass is intercepted by the Blue Bombers in overtime, ending the game as Winnipeg secures back-to-back Grey Cup titles.

Best of 2021: Senators teammates Brown, Paul connect on golden goal for Canada

Watch as Ottawa Senators teammates Connor Brown and Nick Paul piece together a beautiful two-on-one sequence that leads to an overtime-winner for Canada in the gold medal game.

Best Features of 2021

'It was no longer my word against everybody else's...'

Kyle Beach, who is John Doe in the Chicago Blackhawks sexual assault investigation, talks to Rick Westhead about how his NHL experience 'changed forever' after his ordeal with former video coach Brad Aldrich and the team, his reaction to the investigation's findings and the need to support other victims of sexual assault so they can speak out.

TSN Original: The Unwanted Visitor

Ted Nolan has barely worked in the NHL after winning its Coach of the Year award in 1997. Despite a sometimes turbulent relationship with those in the league, Nolan believes he should be coaching in the NHL. So why is he on the outside, looking in? Rick Westhead has more in our TSN Original – The Unwanted Visitor. Artwork for The Unwanted Visitor was created by @patrickhunter_art, a 2 Spirit Ojibway artist from Red Lake, Ontario.

This one's for her

Christine Sinclair is one of the greatest soccer players ever. She's won multiple club championships, a Lou Marsh award, and is an Officer to the Order of Canada, one of the highest honours in the country. She has nothing left to prove, but the chance to add a Gold medal at the Olympics is the cherry on top of one of the most illustrious careers in Canadian sports.

TSN Original: Breaking Free

Running back Chuba Hubbard's speed is undeniable. Whether he was running on the track or headed for the end zone he always found himself ahead of the pack. With his sights set firmly on the NFL, Hubbard is propelling towards his next finish line. Dave Naylor has more in the TSN Original: Breaking Free.

Year in Review – Plays of the Year

Best of 2021 - Golf

Best of 2021: Matsuyama becomes first Japanese Masters champion

Watch as Hideki Matsuyama sinks his short bogey putt on 18 to become the first Japanese Masters champion.

Best of 2021: Morikawa taps in on the 18th to win The Open Championship

In his first career appearance at The Open Championship, Collin Morikawa taps in for par on the 18th hole to win his second major tournament. Morikawa, 24, finished at 15-under to beat runner-up Jordan Spieth by two strokes.

Best of 2021: Mickelson becomes oldest major winner in PGA TOUR history

Watch as 50 year-old Phil Mickelson sinks the final putt to secure his victory at the 2021 PGA Championship, becoming the oldest player ever to win a major on the PGA TOUR.

Best of 2021: Garcia nails walk-off hole-in-one to claim group win at Match Play Championship

Sergio Garcia came up clutch as he delivered a walk-off hole-in-one to win his group at WGC Match Play Championship.

Best of 2021: Dechambeau unleashes 417 yard bomb

Bryson Dechambeau showed off his length at the Ryder Cup by unleashing a massive 417 yard drive that left him just 72 yards to the stick on the par five, fifth hole.

Best of 2021: Korpisalo dazzles with two save of the year candidates

Early in the first period, Blue Jackets goalie Joonas Korpisalo come up with a save of the year candidate, absolutely robbing Aleksander Barkov of a wide-open net with his stick. Then in the second period, Korpisalo strikes again, making an even better stick save on the goalline to rob Gustav Forsling of an open net.

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Best of 2021: Korpisalo dazzles with two save of the year candidates

Best of 2021: Ohtani clocks 101 mph fastball, launches 451-foot HR in historic inning

Shohei Ohtani hits 101 mph on the mound in the top of the first inning, then crushes a home run in the bottom.

Best of 2021: Shaq gets slammed through a table in AEW Dynamite debut

Watch as Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal gets slammed through a table by Cody Rhodes in his AEW Dynamite debut.

Best of 2021: Buccaneers presented with Vince Lombardi Trophy, Brady named MVP

Following a thorough victory over the Chiefs, the Buccaneers are rewarded with the Vince Lombardi Trophy and Tom Brady is presented with his record fifth Super Bowl MVP. Watch the full reaction from the Bucs.

Best of 2021: Liverpool's goalkeeper scores miraculous stoppage time winner

In stoppage time against West Brom, goalkeeper Alisson Becker miraculously scores the go-ahead goal with a header off a corner kick to revive Liverpool's chances of finishing the season in the top four.

Best of 2021: Ronaldo breaks men's international goal record in win vs. Ireland

Cristiano Ronaldo nets his 110th and 111th goals for Portugal to become the top men's international goal scorer of all time.