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QUICK TAKE: Rory Making His Peace With The Masters View More
Rory McIlroy says he needed some time to decompress after his Masters loss. (Photo: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

QUICK TAKE: Rory Making His Peace With The Masters

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA | When the Masters was over and Rory McIlroy was left to cope with the disappointment of shooting 74 on Sunday when he had a chance to complete the career Grand Slam, it took a few days. “I went back home and sort of decompressed, binge-watched a…

QUICK TAKE: Reflecting On The Masters View More
Jordan Spieth walks off the 18th green after shooting a 64 in the final round of the Masters. (Photo: Brian Snyder, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Reflecting On The Masters

It’s Patrick Reed’s turn to do the green jacket media tour, jetting off to the Empire State Building and television spots throughout New York City, hardly allowing him time to take a breath and think about what he accomplished with his Masters victory Sunday. That will come soon enough and…

QUICK TAKE: Another Reed-Rory Battle Beckons View More
Patrick Reed (Photo: Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Another Reed-Rory Battle Beckons

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – When Saturday evening settled over Augusta National, the day’s last raindrops dying away with the roars that had rumbled across the third round of the Masters, there was time to contemplate the consequences of what might happen Sunday. This is the Masters, the most soulful championship in…

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: 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…

QUICK TAKE: McIlroy and Johnson Lose on Day One View More
Peter Uihlein defeated Rory McIlroy in round-robin play at the WGC-Dell Match Play. (Photo Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: McIlroy and Johnson Lose on Day One

The WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play  is no longer a single-elimination tournament, but losing the opening round of pool play doesn’t bode well for your chances. Last year, only three players lost their first match and went on to advance to the quarterfinals. That’s bad news for Dustin Johnson and Rory…