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  • Apr 17, 2014
  • Updated: 2:35pm

A few years back, the idea of a major champion being won by a player in his 50s would have been laughed at. That is no longer the case.

It did not come to pass at the 78th Masters this week...

14 Apr 2014 - 10:35am

There were tears from Bubba Watson two years ago when he won his first Masters and there were tears again on Sunday when he won for the second time.

But that is where the similarities end...

14 Apr 2014 - 10:37am

Jordan Spieth missed his chance to make history as the youngest Masters winner but learned he has the patience to deal with contending at a major championship.

14 Apr 2014 - 10:36am

Another Masters and another flop for Rory McIlroy, for whom Augusta National and how to play it remain something of a mystery.

The 24-year-old Irishman came into the year’s first major as...

14 Apr 2014 - 10:22am

Bubba Watson squandered an early five-stroke advantage and was caught by 20-year-old Jordan Spieth as the youngster tied him for the lead at the end of a pressure-packed third round of the Masters...

13 Apr 2014 - 5:29pm

Jordan Spieth already has proven to be a quick study. A PGA Tour winner before he even had a card. The youngest American to play in the Presidents Cup. And in his first appearance at the Masters,...

12 Apr 2014 - 11:31am

Rory McIlroy needed a nervy five-footer to stay in the Masters on Friday after a frustrating second round, but his chances of winning a first green jacket were badly dented.

12 Apr 2014 - 11:21am

Opinion

For Bill Haas, a round at Augusta National brings back warm family memories and on Thursday he made a new one with a four-under-par 68 that gave him the opening round lead at the Masters.

11 Apr 2014 - 10:42am

No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable.

11 Apr 2014 - 11:20am

The green jacket is one of the most revered symbols in all of sport, right up there with an Olympic gold medal and the Stanley Cup.

10 Apr 2014 - 9:13pm

Jordan Spieth speaks with reverence when hanging out with the greats of the game at Augusta National.

10 Apr 2014 - 9:21pm

Adam Scott is relishing every part of being Masters champion.

The drive up Magnolia Lane. A couple of practice rounds with his dad. Wearing the green jacket. And, certainly, the champions...

9 Apr 2014 - 9:15pm

The memories at the Masters aren't just about golf for Arnold Palmer.

He rolls off names from the past as if he had just seen them earlier in the day. He can tell you not only how many...

9 Apr 2014 - 9:25pm

One after another, some of the world's best players and favourites to win the Masters trudged up the hill on the opening hole to start their practice rounds.

Phil Mickelson. Rory McIlroy....

9 Apr 2014 - 8:55pm

South Korea's Lee Chang-woo, the Asia Pacific Amateur champion bolstered by an Augusta National practice round with countryman K.J. Choi, is confident of making the cut at this week's Masters.

8 Apr 2014 - 10:30pm

Rory McIlroy cannot begin to contemplate a career where he will be ineligible to have breakfast in the Masters Champions Locker Room at Augusta National.

8 Apr 2014 - 10:32pm

The first full day at the Masters turned out to be a short one.

Augusta National was open for only two hours because of storms, still enough time for a few players to see some of the...

8 Apr 2014 - 11:26am

Australian Matt Jones executed two near-miracles in quick succession to win the US$6.4 million Houston Open in a playoff on Sunday.

7 Apr 2014 - 11:49am

Teenager Lexi Thompson became the second youngest winner of an LPGA major when she emphatically outplayed Michelle Wie at the US$2 million Kraft Nabisco Championship to triumph by three strokes on...

7 Apr 2014 - 10:33am

Chinese-American children won the first four titles in the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championship on Sunday at Augusta National, one of them handed his trophy by reigning Masters champion...

7 Apr 2014 - 11:10am

Michelle Wie fired a bogey-free four-under par 68 to join teen star Lexi Thompson atop the leader board heading into the final round of the LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship.

6 Apr 2014 - 9:30pm

This Masters is all about a green jacket, not a red shirt.

Tiger Woods, who has slipped that coveted coat over his Sunday shirt four times, was finishing up high school in southern...

6 Apr 2014 - 12:06am

Rumour has it that 96 golfers will still show up this coming week in Augusta. The crowds are still expected to be overflow, the corporate hospitality tents as well.

5 Apr 2014 - 8:14pm

Arnold Palmer said he expected Tiger Woods to bounce back from his recent back surgery and once again challenge to win major championships.

4 Apr 2014 - 8:44pm

Feng Shanshan picked the brain of a wily veteran en route to grabbing the first round lead at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the first major of the women’s season, on Thursday.

4 Apr 2014 - 1:11pm

Rory McIlroy cannot remember a time when men's golf has so clearly lacked a dominant figure, or figures, heading into the Masters.

Welcome to the Tiger Woods-less 2014, a year full of those...

3 Apr 2014 - 10:14pm

Maybe we were just focused on the wrong body part.

2 Apr 2014 - 8:33pm
 

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