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  • Golf Yearender: Scott, Tiger Woods and company serve up tasty 2013 December 30, 2013

    Like an enticing chocolate box offering an exquisite array of pralines, truffles, fudge and liqueurs, global golf gave its fans just about everything they might have wanted during a riveting and unpredictable 2013. The quality and variety of golfing 'confectionary' was exceptional and, with Tiger Woods's remarkable dominance in the late...
  • Slow play biggest problem facing PGA Tour, says Watson September 5, 2013

    New York: Slow play has emerged as the biggest problem on the US PGA Tour and the game needs to speed up even at the amateur level, according to 2012 US Masters champion Bubba Watson. The rule-makers of golf have outlawed the anchoring of putters from 2016 but Watson felt slow...
  • Clarke withdraws from Augusta Masters with hamstring injury April 8, 2013

    Augusta: Former British Open champion Darren Clarke has pulled out of this week's US Masters because of a lingering hamstring injury, the Northern Irishman said on Monday. The 44-year-old, who has made 11 appearances in the season's first major championship, suffered the injury just over a week ago while holidaying...
  • Els phasing out belly putter but will use it at Augusta April 1, 2013

    British Open champion Ernie Els will use the belly putter for the last time at a major during the US Masters next week as he phases out the controversial club ahead of a proposed ban, the South African said. The rule-making Royal and Ancient and the United States Golf Association wants...
  • Last bullet in chamber for Augusta-chasing Europeans March 27, 2013

    Spain's Rafael Cabrera-Bello leads a host of top European names hoping to qualify for the first major of the year at the U.S. Masters next month when the European Tour travels to Morocco for the Hassan II Trophy starting on Thursday. Cabrera-Bello put the theft of his personal possessions behind him...
  • Mickelson wins US Masters, Woods tied 4th April 12, 2010

    Augusta: - A week that began with Tiger Woods making his highly anticipated return to competition ended on Sunday when Phil Mickelson wrapped up an emotional three-shot victory at the US Masters. The American left-hander birdied four of the last seven holes to win his fourth major title, and a third...
  • All eyes on Mickelson as Westwood leads April 11, 2010

    Augusta, Georgia: Lee Westwood appeared to be pulling away, the only player on the Masters leaderboard heading in the right direction Saturday. Then, just like that, Phil Mickelson turned Moving Day upside down. Lefty became only the third player in Augusta National history to make back-to-back eagles, and came within 6...
  • Couples could spring a surprise at Augusta April 11, 2010

    Augusta, Gerogia: Fred Couples is a contender to become the oldest man to ever win a major. Prior to Saturday's round, Couples was twisting one way, then the other, wincing as he tried to loosen up his aching back. It's moments like this that make the 50-year-old feel twice his...
  • Poulter, Westwood in Masters lead April 10, 2010

    Augusta, Georgia: Two of England's best are atop the leaderboard at a major for the first time. Phil Mickelson is back in the hunt, rejuvenated by Augusta National. Anthony Kim, the sassy young American, has his swagger back. And a Masters that seems to have unlimited possibilities gets even more compelling...
  • Italian youngster makes history at Masters April 10, 2010

    Augusta, Georgia: Italian 16-year-old Matteo Manassero became the youngest player ever to make the cut at the Masters, sinking three long par putts on the back nine Friday to finish at 3-over — right on the cutline. Manassero has now made the cut at both his majors, having tied for...
  • Woods gets warm welcome back from fans April 9, 2010

    Augusta, Georgia: Wearing golf hats with Tiger Woods' logo, brothers Sullins and James Becton could barely contain their excitement at seeing their favorite player again. Their grandfather, Dr. James Becton, was a little more conflicted. He was happy to see the world's No. 1 golfer back doing what he does best...
  • Woods back, two shots behind Couples April 9, 2010

    Augusta, Georgia: Tiger Woods played like the last five months never happened. Even more surprising, he felt that way, too. No longer the same person after he was caught cheating on his wife, Woods looked every bit the same golfer Thursday when he opened with a 4-under 68 — his best...
  • Tiger wants you to forgive, buy new Nikes April 8, 2010

    Augusta, Georgia: Tiger Woods had gone home for the day by the time the cute little kids in green hats and white overalls scampered across the greens, and the trio of greatest living Masters champions got together for a sentimental reunion in the par-3 contest that is an annual tradition...
  • I lied and deceived many, says Woods April 6, 2010

    Tiger Woods took full responsibility on Monday for the marital infidelities which have led to his startling fall from grace and admitted he had lied and deceived a lot of people along the way. "I lied to a lot of people, deceived a lot of people, kept others in the dark,"...
  • Woods admits he lied, accepts sex-scandals April 6, 2010

    Augusta, Georgia: Tiger Woods took full responsibility on Monday for the marital infidelities which have led to his startling fall from grace and admitted he had lied and deceived a lot of people along the way. "I lied to a lot of people, deceived a lot of people, kept others...
  • Woods turns up early at US Masters venue April 5, 2010

    Augusta, Georgia: Tiger Woods sprang a surprise at Augusta National on Sunday when he turned up without notice to play the back nine at the US Masters venue with his good friend and long-time mentor Mark O'Meara. Woods spent 10 minutes practising at Augusta's revamped practice facility, speaking briefly to...
  • Tiger Woods back; will participate in US Masters March 26, 2010

    Los Angeles: After Tiger Woods' many extra-martial affairs were exposed in November last year (2009) - he had taken a break from the sport with no certain date of a return. But it is now understood that Tiger will participate in the US Masters from April 8. The last time...
  • Jeev jubilant at WGC result, sets new goals March 16, 2009

    New Delhi: Jeev Milkha Singh's dreams of laying his hands on the WGC-CA Championship title didn't materialise but his fourth place finish in the tournament not only takes him closer to the top 20 rankings, but will also boost his confidence ahead of the US Masters. The ace Indian golfer has...
  • Golfer Woods is a daddy of a baby boy February 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Golfer Tiger woods is a happy man and its not because he has won another tournament, but he has had another child and this time a boy. His wife Elin gave birth on Sunday and the boy has been named Charlie Axel Woods. Tiger and Elin were married...
  • Jeev Milkha set for US Masters debut December 19, 2006

    Los Angeles: Jeev Milkha Singh and South Korean Yang Yong-Eun are among 17 players who will make their debuts at next year's US Masters. The Asian duo qualified for the opening major of the season by staying in the top 50 when the final world rankings for 2006 were issued on...