2021 Masters

Justin Rose lapped the field Thursday, and is as dumbfounded as you are

Through seven holes he was just trying to survive.
2021 Masters

Gary Player unveiled as Golf Saudi ambassador ahead of ceremonial Masters tee shot

Golf Saudi grabbed the opportunity to announce Gary Player as its latest, and by far most influential, global ambassador ahead of the 85th Masters.
2021 Masters

Two-time champion Bernhard Langer drives smoothly on despite vast distance disadvantage

For a measure of Bernhard Langer’s remarkable Masters' longevity, consider that the seemingly ageless German was the last winner of the fabled green jacket to wield a persimmon driver.
2021 Masters

Bryson DeChambeau admits there’s one thing he still can’t figure out about Augusta

He had five months to figure it out. Nearly half a year to chew on the egg he laid last November, fine-tune his plan of attack and solve the Augusta National riddle.
2021 Masters

How hard was Augusta National on Thursday? ‘I feel like I just came out of the ring with Evander Holyfield’

From right of the ninth green, Zach Johnson couldn’t have hit a better flop shot. Or so it seemed.
2021 Masters

Will Zalatoris continues to find success by bucking conventional wisdom

It’s a funky name. Long, too—nine letters, to be exact. But it rolls off the tongue, and that’s good news for golf fans, because it’s not going anywhere.
2021 Masters

Swing changes are Rory McIlroy’s rationale for another ugly start

After a sloppy four-over 76 in the opening round of the Masters on Thursday, well, you know the rest.
2021 Masters

A limping Brooks Koepka brought grit and not much else to Augusta National Thursday

Let’s face it, nobody looks tough in a hot pink cap, not even big, bad Brooks Koepka.
2021 Masters

This pro’s eagle putt rolling into the water at the par-5 15th is pure nightmare fuel

The first thing everyone has noticed at the Masters this week is the colour of the greens, which are so crispy brown that they are making Jim Nantz's toast jealous.
2021 Masters

Lee Elder makes history again at Augusta National as an honorary starter

Lee Elder didn’t hit a shot, but he didn’t have to.
2021 Masters

Collin Morikawa’s yardage book reveals the work pros put in to prep for Augusta National

Each participant in the Masters is given a yardage book when they register on tournament week.
2021 Masters

Angel Cabrera missed the Champions Dinner as he sits in a jail cell thousands of miles away

Another Masters champ is absent this week but it has provoked little discussion and no sentimental tributes.
2021 Masters

Augusta National as a ‘shotmaker’s course?’ Maybe not

On the driving range at the Floridian Golf Club a few months back, Claude Harmon III asked his star pupil a simple question: “How many times a year do you try and hit a draw with the driver?”
The Masters

A newly discovered letter from Bobby Jones reveals he might’ve had a different architect in mind for Augusta National

There had never been debate throughout the history of Augusta National Golf Club that Alister MacKenzie was Bobby Jones’ first choice to design the world’s best inland golf course. Up until now.
The Masters

Augusta National’s most under-the-radar champions

The words “under the radar” and “Masters” are an odd pair, and very rarely go well together.
2021 Masters

Cameron Champ has more than golf statement to make this week in Georgia

Golf’s struggle with matters of race has been well-documented.
News

The numbers are official: Golf’s surge in popularity in the U.S. in 2020 was even better than predicted

The National (U.S.) Golf Foundation hinted throughout the summer and fall that 2020 was showing a remarkable surge in both participation and rounds played despite the shutdowns and uncertainties of the Covid-19 pandemic
2021 Masters

L.A. Sheriff’s report concludes speeding the cause of Tiger Woods’ car accident

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has determined that excessive speeding and an inability to negotiate a curve in the road caused Tiger Woods’ single-car accident near Los Angeles on Feb. 23.