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QUICK TAKE: Spieth Primed To Make Another Run View More
Jordan Spieth hits out of a bunker on No. 2 at Augusta National during the second round of the 2017 Masters. (Photo Credit: Lucy Nicholson, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Primed To Make Another Run

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – Jordan Spieth likes his chances. And that’s from a guy who made a quadruple-bogey 9 on the 15th hole Thursday and went to dinner Friday night just four shots out of the lead in The Masters and paired with Phil Mickelson on Saturday afternoon. “It was a…

QUICK TAKE: Ageless Couples In The Hunt View More
Fred Couples during the second round of the 2017 Masters at Augusta National. (Photo Credit: Mike Segar, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Ageless Couples In The Hunt

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – Ponce de Leon gets credit for discovering the fountain of youth. Fred Couples will take Augusta National. The 57-year-old Couples is ageless at Augusta where he’s in contention again, sitting just three strokes off the lead after shooting a 2-under par 70 in the springtime breezes Friday….

NEWS: Fantastic Four Lead At Augusta View More
Rickie Fowler finishes his second round at the 2017 Masters tied for the lead at Augusta National. (Photo Credit: Brian Snyder, Reuters)

NEWS: Fantastic Four Lead At Augusta

You expected tightening, if not around the collar at least at the top of the boards. Charley Hoffman, coming off one of the most brilliant rounds in Masters history, a 65 in the windiest conditions in years, went out early on Friday and came back to the field. His 3-over…

OPINION: García Positioned For Ultimate Test View More
Sergio Garcia on the fourth tee at Augusta National during the 2017 Masters Tournament. (Photo Credit: Johnathan Ernst, Reuters)

OPINION: García Positioned For Ultimate Test

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – At the end of a question-and-answer session with the media Friday afternoon in which the big high-definition screens in the opulent new media building at Augusta National showed him with a share of the Masters lead, Sergio García said what so many were thinking. “It’s Friday afternoon,”…

NEWS: Mid-Amateur Hagestad Makes The Cut View More
Reigning U.S. Mid-Amateur champion Stewart Hagestad during the first round of the 2017 Masters. (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)

NEWS: Mid-Amateur Hagestad Makes The Cut

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – Reigning U.S. Mid-Amateur champion Stewart Hagestad became the first mid-amateur to make the 36-hole cut at The Masters since the tournament began inviting the Mid-Am champion in 1989. Hagestad, 25, shot 3-over-par 145 (74-73) to advance to the weekend at Augusta National Golf Club. Hagestad amazed all,…

NEWS: Hoffman Hangs Tough On Friday View More
Charley Hoffman walks off the second green during the 2017 Masters at Augusta National (Photo Credit: Lucy Nicholson, Reuters)

NEWS: Hoffman Hangs Tough On Friday

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – Charley Hoffman isn’t where he was – for a few minutes Friday Hoffman was 8-under par in this windswept Masters and practically a zip code ahead of the field – but he was happy to have a share of the lead after finishing his second round. Hoffman…