AUGUSTA MASTERS

  • Anirban Lahiri concludes Augusta Masters campaign at tied 49th April 13, 2015

    Augusta: Anirban Lahiri drew the curtains on his 2015 Augusta Masters campaign with a string of 18 pars to total four-over 292 to finish tied 49th at the world's most famous golf tournament. The 27-year-old India pro had rounds of 71, 75, 74 and 72 in his maiden appearance at the...
  • Jordan Spieth claims wire-to-wire victory at Masters April 13, 2015

    Young gun Jordan Spieth, evoking memories of Tiger Woods at Augusta National 18 years ago, added his name to golf's record books with a stunning wire-to-wire victory by four shots at the Masters on Sunday. Ice-cool whenever he faced adversity, the 21-year-old American who is known for his brilliant putting closed...
  • Jordan Spieth sets another Masters record, has 4-shot lead April 12, 2015

    Augusta: Jordan Spieth seized control of the Masters with a performance not seen since another 21-year-old, Tiger Woods, first blazed his way around Augusta National. He made four birdies in five holes on the back nine to stretch his lead to seven shots. Standing on the 17th tee, he already was...
  • Anirban Lahiri 51st after third round in Masters April 12, 2015

    Augusta: Star Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri carded two-over 74 to take the 51st position after the third round in the Masters Tournament on Saturday. Lahiri, who had two-over 146 as total after the first two rounds, scored a double-bogey on the par-four seventh hole and had a bogey on the par-four...
  • Anirban Lahiri drops to tied 50th, makes halfway cut in Masters April 11, 2015

    Augusta: Star Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri carded a three-over 75 to share the 50th spot with five others after the second round of the 79th Masters Tournament on Friday. Lahiri, who scored one-under 71 in the first round on Thursday to finish tied 18th, has two-over 146 as total after the...
  • Masterful first round by Lahiri; lies 18th on debut at Augusta April 10, 2015

    Augusta: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri produced a highly commendable first round on his Masters debut, carding a one-under 71 to be tied 18th alongside some of the biggest names here. Lahiri, who had two birdies -- one on each side of the famed Augusta National Golf Club, also had one bogey...
  • Jordan Spieth sizzles at Masters, Rory McIlroy seven back April 10, 2015

    Augusta: Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods dominated the build-up to this week's Masters but it was exciting American Jordan Spieth who produced the fireworks in a gripping opening round at Augusta National on Thursday. Spieth, the hottest player in the game over the past six months, raised hopes of shooting the...
  • Anirban Lahiri soaks in atmosphere, to pair with Westwood, Jimenez April 8, 2015

    Augusta: Anirban Lahiri is going the full distance in terms of preparation and soaking in the atmosphere as he plays the pre-event traditional Par-3 which opens the official action at the Masters each year. Lahiri, who has played the Augusta National on each of the past three days alongside different players,...
  • Rory McIlroy finishes Masters in top 10 April 14, 2014

    Rory McIlroy ended a frustrating Masters on a high with his best round of the tournament on Sunday to record his first top-10 finish at Augusta National. A day after he suffered the embarrassment of being beaten by a non-competing amateur marker, McIlroy provided a reminder of what is capable of...
  • Bubba Watson wins second Masters title April 14, 2014

    Bubba Watson withstood an inspired early challenge from playing partner Jordan Spieth to clinch the Masters for a second time in three years with a three-shot victory at Augusta National on Sunday. Trailing the prodigiously talented Spieth by two strokes after seven holes, the left-handed Watson took advantage of a faltering...
  • Bubba Watson still confident after tough day at Masters April 13, 2014

    Bubba Watson would've preferred to play better, of course. He's not complaining too much, though. Not when he has a share of the lead heading to the final round of the Masters. Watson struggled to a 2-over 74 on Saturday after two straight rounds in the 60s, his card marred by...
  • Jordan Spieth, Bubba Watson tied for lead at the Masters April 13, 2014

    Even without golf's biggest star, this suddenly is shaping up as a Masters for the ages. Jordan Spieth, playing a brand of big-time golf that belies his 20 years, kept his cool amid the chaos of Saturday at the Augusta National. He was too busy trying to handle a lightning-fast...
  • Phil Mickelson heads long list of big names to miss Masters cut April 12, 2014

    Triple champion Phil Mickelson led a host of big names to miss the cut at the Masters on Friday as the American failed to advance to the third round at Augusta National for the first time in 17 years. Former winners Charl Schwartzel (2011), Zach Johnson (2007), Angel Cabrera (2009) and...
  • Oosthuizen grabs share of Masters lead with early eagle April 11, 2014

    Augusta: Louis Oosthuizen, who lost an epic playoff at the Masters two years ago, grabbed a share of the lead at Augusta National on Friday with an eagle in his second round. With most players still struggling to cope with the lightning fast greens, the South African joined overnight leader Bill...
  • Patience a virtue for Rory McIlroy in Masters sunshine April 11, 2014

    Three years after suffering a final-round meltdown at the Masters, Rory McIlroy got back into contention for the year's opening major with an impressive display of patience and grinding golf on Thursday. On a sun-baked Augusta National layout where danger lurked at every corner because of swirling winds and quickening greens,...
  • Haas leads way at Masters, deja vu for Adam Scott April 11, 2014

    Former FedExCup champion Bill Haas posted his lowest score in a major to snatch the lead midway through the Masters first round on Thursday while holder Adam Scott experienced a real sense of deja vu. The 31-year-old Haas, whose great uncle Bob Goalby landed the coveted Green Jacket in 1968, recovered...
  • 'Big Three' get 78th Masters under way in bright sunshine April 10, 2014

    Augusta: In front of a huge crowd, the 'Big Three' of Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player launched the 78th Masters on Thursday while Adam Scott prepared to begin his title defence later in the day. On a glorious morning of bright sunshine at Augusta National, four-times champion Palmer, three-times...
  • Tiger Wood's absence leaves 78th Masters wide open April 10, 2014

    As the first of the year's four majors, the Masters has always been keenly anticipated and this week's edition should be one of the most open in decades with the absence of world number one Tiger Woods. Former world number one Rory McIlroy has predicted that 70 players in the field...
  • Rory McIlroy confident of better showing at Masters April 9, 2014

    Georgia: Rory McIlroy is living proof that time has a way of healing almost everything. Three years ago, McIlroy was reduced to tears when he blew his chance of winning the Masters after a spectacular final-round collapse. Leading by four shots at the start of the last day, McIlroy closed with...
  • Palmer expects Tiger to be a force in future majors April 4, 2014

    Arnold Palmer said on Thursday he expects Tiger Woods to bounce back from his recent surgery for a pinched nerve in his back and once again challenge to win major championships. Palmer, a seven-time major champion, said that while he did not know the specific nature of the surgery he felt...
  • Tiger Woods to miss Masters after back surgery April 1, 2014

    Tiger Woods announced on Tuesday he would miss next week's Masters after undergoing back surgery for a pinched nerve that has troubled him for months. The world number one pulled out of his traditional Masters warm-up event in Florida last month and released a statement on his website on Tuesday saying...
  • Palmer expects ailing Tiger to be 'dangerous' at Augusta March 21, 2014

    Arnold Palmer said on Thursday Tiger Woods will be "dangerous" at next month's Masters but acknowledged that doubts surround the health of the 14-times major champion. Woods withdrew from this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida, a tournament he has won a mind-boggling eight times, citing back spasms that plagued him...
  • Tiger Woods thinking of Augusta at Honda Classic February 27, 2014

    Tiger Woods, Adam Scott, Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy will play in the same tournament for the first time this year when they contest the Honda Classic starting in south Florida on Thursday. The $6 million PGA Tour event used to be the weak link on the four-stop PGA Tour Florida...
  • 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 slowplay penalty given to 14yearold Chinese phenomenon Guan Tianlang. Woods' third shot on the par5 15th in the second round hit the flagstick and ricocheted back into the water....
  • I gave my best at the 18th hole: Adam Scott April 16, 2013

    In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, Augusta Masters winner Adam Scott reflects on the big win. ...
  • Masters victory lifts Adam Scott to third in world rankings April 15, 2013

    Adam Scott has climbed to a joint careerhigh 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 15foot 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 fiveunder, 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 halfcentury of Australian misery at the Masters. With the two biggest putts of his career, Scott holed a 20footer 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 Twitterverse 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 twoshot penalty...