Category: Masters

QUICK TAKE: Payne Leaves Rich Legacy At Augusta National View More
Billy Payne and Condoleezza Rice at the 2015 Drive, Chip & Putt National Finals. The addition of female members and the junior program are two elements of Payne's legacy. (Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Payne Leaves Rich Legacy At Augusta National

Billy Payne has spent a lifetime bringing grand visions and inspirations to life. Two, in particular, stand out: More than 30 years ago, Payne convinced the world to bring the Olympic Games to Atlanta. And, in his 11 years as chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, Payne took the famously…

NEWS: Former Augusta National Chairman Johnson Dies At 86 View More
William "Hootie" Johnson oversaw much change during his time at Augusta National. (Photo Credit: Richard Heathcote, Action Images)

NEWS: Former Augusta National Chairman Johnson Dies At 86

  William “Hootie” Johnson, chairman emeritus of Augusta National Golf Club and The Masters Tournament, died Friday morning at the age of 86, the club announced Friday. Johnson served as club chairman for eight years and his tenure included several key events. Johnson oversaw major renovations to the golf course,…

NEWS: Masters Ticket Lottery Opens View More
Fans react to Justin Rose narrowly missing a putt on the 18th green at The Masters. (Photo Credit: Reuters, Lucy Nicholson)

NEWS: Masters Ticket Lottery Opens

Attending The Masters typically requires a lot of luck or a lot of money, but you at least have to give yourself a chance. That chance is now available for next year’s tournament. The Masters ticket lottery process began this past Monday and is open until June 1. All applicants…

Quick Take: How To Attend The 2018 Masters View More
Patrons cheer as Sergio Garcia celebrates winning the 2017 Masters during a playoff against Justin Rose. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Quick Take: How To Attend The 2018 Masters

Sadly, we can’t get you a ticket to the 2018 Masters Tournament. But maybe, with a little help from the golf gods or your wallet, you can find your way to Augusta National next year. The easiest way to do it is to enter the Masters ticket lottery, which last…

This Day in History: Nicklaus Captivates With 1986 Masters Victory View More
A re-creation of Jack Nicklaus' scorecard from the final round of the 1986 Masters.

This Day in History: Nicklaus Captivates With 1986 Masters Victory

“Maybe … Yes sir!” It’s hard not to think about Verne Lundquist’s immortal words when we recall Jack Nicklaus’ Masters triumph on April 13, 1986. It’s considered by many to be the greatest Masters. Lundquist’s famous call came at the 17th hole, where the 46-year-old Nicklaus seized the outright lead…

NEWS: García Wins The Masters View More
In his 74th major start, Sergio Garcia finally broke through. (Photo Credit: Brian Snyder, Reuters)

NEWS: García Wins The Masters

The fact that someone had to lose was a crying shame. But the wait is finally over. After 73 heartbreaking, frustrating, maddening, emotional major championship starts, Sergio García is finally a champion, defeating Justin Rose on the first hole of sudden death at Augusta National, curling a 10-foot birdie putt…