Augusta National

Scott shows how to win with style

Adam Scott of Australia. Photo: Xinhua

The trees get fuller, the grass gets greener. The air gets heavier and the mood gets lighter. There are a number of tangible indicators that herald the end of winter. For golf fans, though, nothing arouses the slumber like the Masters. From the grass to the jackets, everything is green again.

Sunday, 21 April, 2013, 6:12am

Silver Cup caps Guan's historic week

Guan Tianlang hits from the fairway on the third hole during the final round at Augusta National. Photo: EPA

Guan Tianlang's historic debut at the Masters ended with a rousing reception from fans gathered around Augusta National's famous 18th hole.

Playing his final round in the company of 55-year old Scot Sandy Lyle, the 1988 Masters champion, the 14-year-old Chinese schoolboy carded a three-over 75 that left him at 12-over 300 for the tournament.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Woods and Guan form Augusta bond

Chinese golf prodigy Guan Tianlang gives Tiger Woods a few putting tips during a practice round at Augusta National. The 14-year-old from Guangzhou will become the youngest player ever to play in the prestigious Masters tournament when the competition begins on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Tiger Woods was practising at the Masters driving range when up walked 14-year-old Chinese prodigy Guan Tianlang, greeting the superstar player who had inspired him to start golf.

10 Apr 2013 - 5:36am