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NEWS: Defending Champ Garcia Drowns Five Shots, Makes A 13 View More
Sergio Garcia stands with his caddie Glen Murray on the 15th green where he posted a 13 in the Masters first round. (Photo: REUTERS/Mike Segar)

NEWS: Defending Champ Garcia Drowns Five Shots, Makes A 13

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – A year after achieving his greatest triumph by winning the Masters, Sergio Garcia partook in a helping of humble pie at Augusta National. During Thursday’s first round, the 38-year-old Spaniard made a 13 on the par-5 15th hole, hitting five shots that spun back into the pond…

NEWS: Woods Holds Fast For 73 In Masters Return View More
Tiger Woods opened his 2018 Masters with a 1-over 73, rallying with two birdies in his final five holes. (Photo: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

NEWS: Woods Holds Fast For 73 In Masters Return

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – After all the anticipation, the weeks of speculation and the frenzied daydreams about what Tiger Woods might do in this Masters, the reality is the day belonged to Jordan Spieth, Tony Finau and others. For Woods, a first-round 1-over-par 73 had a distinctive could-have-been-better, could-have-been-worse feel to…

NEWS: McIlroy Hopes To Overcome Slow-Start Trend In Pursuit Of Career Slam View More
Rory McIlroy plays his final practice round Wednesday at the Masters. (Photo: Lucy Nicholson, Reuters)

NEWS: McIlroy Hopes To Overcome Slow-Start Trend In Pursuit Of Career Slam

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – Here is the anomaly of Rory McIlroy and the Masters: He has the second-lowest career scoring average at Augusta National among players who have played 25 to 49 tournament rounds (71.82), but the Masters remains the one major championship McIlroy has not won. His best chance came…

NEWS: Augusta National Enhances Patron Experience With New Golf Shop View More
The new merchandise shop at Augusta National. (Photos: Augusta National Golf Club)

NEWS: Augusta National Enhances Patron Experience With New Golf Shop

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA | At the heart of the Masters is the patron experience. Just the terminology – patrons rather than spectators – suggests the attention paid to the fortunate ones who have access to Augusta National during tournament week. Part of the experience is buying something – a shirt, a…

PODCAST: Ron Green Jr. Previews The Masters View More
Players practice on the seventh hole prior to the 2018 Masters Tournament. (Photo: Mike Segar, Reuters)

PODCAST: Ron Green Jr. Previews The Masters

It’s almost time for the opening tee ball to be played in this year’s highly anticipated Masters. Our 37-year PGA Tour insider Ron Green Jr. is on site to run through all of the storylines heading into the tournament. Where would a Tiger Woods victory at the Masters rank in…

Despite Uneven Season, Spieth Enters As A Favorite View More
Jordan Spieth (Photo: Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)

Despite Uneven Season, Spieth Enters As A Favorite

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA | It’s enough to win one Masters, to have that green jacket and a lifetime spot in the Masters. Or is it? Jordan Spieth wonders. He won the 2015 Masters and was seven holes from winning the 2016 Masters when it all came apart. Despite a flat 2018…