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Masters golf final round promises more back-nine drama

Sun April 08, 2012, 01:48 PM

The final round of the 76th Masters began on Sunday at Augusta National under perfect conditions with the promise of a back-nine shootout for the champion's green jacket at the end of the day.

The final round of the 76th Masters began on Sunday at Augusta National under perfect conditions with the promise of a…

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Terrible Tiger struggles to even par at Masters

Thu April 05, 2012, 09:01 PM

Tiger Woods followed his first victory in 28 months with some of the worst tee shots of his career, struggling to a level-par 72 after the opening round of the 76th Masters on Thursday.

What players are saying at the Masters

Wed April 04, 2012, 09:41 PM

What players are saying going into the 76th Masters, which starts on Thursday:

Stormy buildup to Masters classic

Wed April 04, 2012, 08:53 PM

Overnight storms had Augusta National groundstaff scurrying to clean up debris on the course on Wednesday morning as players completed their preparations for the most hotly anticipated Masters in years.

Mickelson surprised by conditions at Augusta

Tue April 03, 2012, 08:30 PM

An early spring and rain in the forecast could lead to a "birdie-fest" at the 76th Masters at Augusta National this week and open the door for an upset winner, Phil Mickelson said Tuesday.

PGA champ hits Masters having never lost a major

Tue April 03, 2012, 08:26 PM

Keegan Bradley has a novel approach to his Masters debut, one seldom seen even at historic Augusta National Golf Club.

Donald takes new approach to Masters

Tue April 03, 2012, 05:21 PM

Luke Donald's quest for a first Major sees him tackle Augusta National for the eighth time this week and the lessons of the past tell him he needs to take some of the pressure off himself.

Hard times for US sports

Tue April 12, 2011, 12:59 AM

It was a miserable Masters for US golfers, underlining once again how Americans no longer dominate the world of sports as they once did.

Norman consoles Aussies after more Masters misery

Mon April 11, 2011, 04:25 PM

The jinx of Australian golfers having never won the Masters remained intact on Sunday after another Augusta National heartbreaker for co-runner-ups Adam Scott and Jason Day.

McIlroy meltdown stuns Masters

Mon April 11, 2011, 09:06 AM

Maybe it was a portent of things to come, but Rory McIlroy watched his Ulster rugby team lose their European Cup semi-final Sunday beforetaking a four-stroke lead into the Masters final round.

Schwartzel wins Masters to extend Aussie jinx

Sun April 10, 2011, 11:47 PM

South African Charl Schwartzel birdied the last four holes to win the 75th Masters on Sunday by two strokes over Australians Adam Scott and Jason Day in a dramatic back-nine showdown.

McIlroy goes for wire-to-wire Masters win

Sun April 10, 2011, 03:51 PM

Rory McIlroy carried a four-stroke lead into Sunday's final round of the 75th Masters, the 21-year-old Northern Irish prodigy on the verge on his first major title and a wire-to-wire victory.

McIlroy in charge at Masters as Woods fades

Sun April 10, 2011, 01:02 AM

Rory McIlroy has survived multiple assaults on his Masters lead third round to emerge four strokes clear of the field.

McIlroy in charge at Masters as Woods fades

Sun April 10, 2011, 12:00 AM

Rory McIlroy survived multiple assaults on his Masters lead in Saturday's third round to emerge four strokes clear of the field.

Woods shows long-absent form, chases McIlroy at Masters

Sat April 09, 2011, 12:35 AM

Tiger Woods roared into contention at the 75th Masters by displaying the long-absent form that made him a 14-time major champion even as young stars Rory McIlroy and Jason Day shined.

Age no barrier for Couples at Masters

Fri April 08, 2011, 10:08 PM

Jack Nicklaus set the benchmark with his sensational Masters win as a 46-year-old in 1986, and 25 years on Fred Couples says he could surpass him.

It's my time says Schwartzel

Fri April 08, 2011, 07:04 PM

Charl Schwartzel believes that the time is ripe for him to add his name to the long list of South African major winners.

Yang makes early charge at Masters golf

Fri April 08, 2011, 03:45 PM

South Korean Yang Yong-Eun birdied three holes in a row early in Friday's second round of the 75th Masters to grab a share of the lead even as first-round co-leader Alvaro Quiros teed off.

McIlroy, Quiros lead Masters with 65s

Thu April 07, 2011, 11:55 PM

European young guns Rory McIlroy and Alvaro Quiros shared the first-round lead in the 75th Masters on Thursday with matching rounds of seven-under par 65.

Masters will look at ways to trim field

Thu April 07, 2011, 09:43 AM

Augusta National Golf Club will consider ways to reduce the field for the Masters after 99 players, the largest starting lineup in 45 years, booked their berths in the 75th Masters.

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