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NEWS: Spieth Takes Early Lumps But Remains In The Mix View More
Jordan Spieth (Photo: Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)

NEWS: Spieth Takes Early Lumps But Remains In The Mix

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – Jordan Spieth stood on Augusta National’s third tee late Friday morning, having become his own buzzkill with a double bogey, bogey start that cost him the lead he had built with an opening 66 a day earlier. Two bad tee shots – both hit off the toe,…

NEWS: With Relaxed Mindset, McIlroy Looms As Weekend Threat View More
Rory McIlroy (Photo: Brian Snyder, Reuters)

NEWS: With Relaxed Mindset, McIlroy Looms As Weekend Threat

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – Patience, they say, is a virtue – one that Rory McIlroy is striving to exhibit as he chases the career Grand Slam. Through two rounds at the Masters, he appears to be succeeding on that count. After adding a Friday 71 to his opening 69 at Augusta…

NEWS: Augusta National To Host Women’s Amateur Event In 2019 View More
Fred Ridley announced Wednesday morning that Augusta National will host a women’s amateur invitational tournament beginning in 2019.

NEWS: Augusta National To Host Women’s Amateur Event In 2019

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA | After the unexpected announcement Wednesday morning that Augusta National will host a women’s amateur invitational tournament that will conclude at the club on the Saturday before the Masters beginning in 2019, Annika Sörenstam considered the impact of the new event on young female players. “As a little…

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…

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…

NEWS: Woods, Mickelson Sharp In Practice-Round Pairing View More
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson (Photo: Mike Segar, Reuters)

NEWS: Woods, Mickelson Sharp In Practice-Round Pairing

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA | Walking past Tiger Woods on the practice tee early Tuesday afternoon, Rory McIlroy couldn’t resist saying what so many had been thinking. “I never thought I would see the day, Tiger and Phil playing a practice round at Augusta,” McIlroy said. But there they were, Woods and…