In order to feel the pressure of the Masters, there must be people to provide it. Indeed, in order for the Masters to feel like the Masters, there must be moments when one roar is trumped by another, a full house suddenly and impossibly outdone by a straight flush. It is what defines spring Sundays …
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth showed no nerves before Sunday's final round, high-fiving Justin Rose's swing coach Sean Foley, bantering with playing partner Bubba Watson and appearing completely in his element, a 20-year-old ready to prove that experience matters as much as the color of …
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Give a good listen to Bubba Watson, to what he says and how he says it. Then do the same with Jordan Spieth. Then try to pick out who is the older, more accomplished golfer.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Rory McIlroy birdied three of his final four holes in the Masters' third round Saturday, shooting 1-under 71, but he lost the matchup with his amateur playing partner.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with "Bubba golf," producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and that has positioned him for another green jacket.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Phil Mickelson will be watching the final two rounds of the Masters from home for the first time in 17 years.
And it's no mystery why.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The only wart on an otherwise clean card for defending Masters champion Adam Scott in the first round was double bogey at No. 12, where he hit it in the water.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at the Masters could be so enjoyable.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — An undercover sting operation targeting prostitution and child sex trafficking netted five arrests over the weekend, USA Today reported. The FBI said the activities are the target of a special task force made up of local and federal agencies in town because of the Masters.
AUGUSTA, Ga. —Since 1935, only one golfer has won the Masters in his first appearance: Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979.
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