Augusta Masters 2013

  • Ruling correct on Woods at Augusta: Nicklaus April 25, 2013

    Ohio: Jack Nicklaus thinks Tiger Woods got the proper ruling at the Masters. However, he's not so sure he agrees with the slow-play penalty given to 14-year-old Chinese phenomenon Guan Tianlang. Woods' third shot on the par-5 15th in the second round hit the flagstick and ricocheted back into the water....
  • Masters victory lifts Adam Scott to third in world rankings April 15, 2013

    Adam Scott has climbed to a joint career-high number three in the world rankings following his dramatic Masters victory on Sunday. Scott became the first Australian to win at Augusta after sinking a 15-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole to clinch a playoff victory over Angel Cabrera. He edged past...
  • Adam was one of my top 3 picks for Augusta: Shiv Kapur April 15, 2013

    The Indian golfer talks about Adam Scott becoming the first Australian to win the Augusta Masters. ...
  • Tiger Woods left to reflect on Masters misfortune April 15, 2013

    Augusta, Georgia: Tiger Woods was left to reflect on his bad luck after finishing tied for fourth at the Masters on Sunday. The world number one shot a final round 70 to finish at five-under, four strokes behind the eventual winner, Australia's Adam Scott, but things might have been different...
  • Adam Scott becomes the first Australian to win Masters April 15, 2013

    Augusta, Georgia: Adam Scott finished the job this time and put an end to more than a half-century of Australian misery at the Masters. With the two biggest putts of his career, Scott holed a 20-footer for birdie on the 18th hole of regulation that put him into a playoff...
  • Tiger Woods back at the centre of another Twitter storm April 14, 2013

    Augusta: Tiger Woods again found himself at the centre of controversy and a target of Twitter-verse on Saturday when he avoided disqualification from the Masters after taking an illegal drop in the second round. While golf's rules are clear that a disqualification was in order, Woods escaped with a two-shot penalty...
  • Snedeker, Cabrera tied for lead at Masters April 14, 2013

    Augusta: The longest, strangest day at the Masters for Tiger Woods began with a text message from his agent Saturday morning to meet with Augusta National officials nearly six hours before his tee time. It ended some 10 hours later with a relieved fist pump for a key par that...
  • Woods given two-shot penalty for improper Augusta drop April 13, 2013

    Augusta: Tiger Woods avoided possible disqualification from the Masters on Saturday when he was assessed a two-stroke penalty for taking an improper drop during Friday's second round. The world number one, a hot favourite at Augusta National where he is a four-times champion, earned his reprieve after being reviewed by officials...
  • Day seizes one-shot lead, China prodigy makes cut at Augusta April 13, 2013

    Augusta: Jason Day put himself in prime position once again to end Australia's Masters jinx when he fired a four-under-par 68 to seize the lead at the halfway mark of the year's first major championship on Friday. Day curled in a 13-foot birdie putt at the par-three 16th hole to break...
  • Garcia and Leishman lead Masters, Tiger Woods lurks April 12, 2013

    Augusta: Sergio Garcia and surprise package Marc Leishman seized joint control in Thursday's opening round at the Masters, though tournament favourite Tiger Woods was lurking just four shots off the pace. On a mainly overcast day at Augusta National where there was very little wind, Spaniard Garcia and Australian Leishman fired...
  • Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy set for Masters title bid April 11, 2013

    Augusta: With a resurgent Tiger Woods once again on the prowl and Rory McIlroy seemingly back in form, golf fans eagerly await the start of the 77th Masters which is now only hours away at Augusta National. The year's opening major is always the most heavily anticipated of the four and,...
  • Masters widens weekend field, sidesteps putter controversy April 11, 2013

    Augusta, Georgia: The Masters is widening the weekend field for this week's tournament and granting automatic entry next year to more PGA Tour winners, Augusta National chairman Billy Payne said on Wednesday. The cut for the 93-player field will be expanded by six to the top 50 and ties, along...
  • I don't see myself a rival to Tiger Woods, says Rory McIlroy April 10, 2013

    Augusta: Golf fans have drooled in anticipation of a one-two rivalry between Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, but the mop-topped Northern Irishman said on Tuesday that talk was premature. "I don't see myself a rival to Tiger or to anyone," McIlroy said on Tuesday before a practice round at Augusta National...
  • Woods to tee off with Donald and Piercy at Masters April 10, 2013

    Augusta: Hot favourite and four-times champion Tiger Woods has been grouped with Britain's Luke Donald and American Scott Piercy for the first two rounds of this week's Masters. Woods, who has won three events in just five starts on the 2013 PGA Tour, is scheduled to tee off at 10:45...
  • Augusta Masters debut awaits 14-year-old Guan Tianlang April 9, 2013

    Augusta: Guan Tianlang answered questions about his readiness to play the Masters at the record-setting age of 14 when he gave two-times champion Ben Crenshaw a putting lesson at the 18th hole at Augusta National on Monday. And the Chinese prodigy was not done, heading out at the end of...
  • Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson start as favourites at Augusta Masters April 5, 2013

    If Masters success was guaranteed by early season form and a high comfort factor at Augusta National, then look no further than Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson for likely champions next week in the year's opening major. The two Americans have produced hugely impressive, winning golf on the 2013 PGA Tour...