Pat Summerall forever will be remembered as the “voice of the NFL,” but he was beloved and respected for the way in which he delivered golf into our homes for nearly 30 years.
Fresh off his Masters victory, new champ Adam Scott is confident that Tiger Woods will break Jack Nicklaus' record for career major victories.
Padraig Harrington is a staple late in the afternoon during Masters practice days, and he says it's to gain experience in the shadows. Plus: A previous Tiger Woods penalty ruling at Augusta, some major contenders and more.
Finishing tied for sixth at last week's Masters, Thorbjorn Olesen has been top 10 in seven of 20 tournaments – including a T-9 at Royal Lytham & St. Annes and a T-27 at the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island.
For his first 15 years at Augusta, Tiger Woods posted a sub-par back nine on 35 of his 60 chances – but has done so just twice in eight back-nine trips the last two Masters.
Bernhard Langer proved Sunday that golf's bad breaks aren't all about Tiger Woods and flagsticks at the Masters. Plus: Lee Westwood contends again; David Toms' Sunday surprises.
Angel Cabrera’s thumbs-up to Adam Scott was a highly-visible display of sportsmanship on the second hole of their Masters playoff. It was foreshadowed in 2009 when Cabrera told a slumping Scott, “You’re a great, great player.”
“I’m not as crushed as I was in 2008 because I know I’m going to be there again,” Snedeker of coming up short from Sunday's final group.
Adam Scott has earned the defining triumph of a major championship – and in the Masters, which his Australian homeland had so deeply desired.
Those who came close to winning the Masters spoke candidly after their rounds. Here's a sampling of their words after Sunday's final round at Augusta National:
Jason Day was quick to follow his round by saying he'd pull for fellow countryman Adam Scott in his playoff because he'd come close in majors and deserved it – an endorsement of which Day also is worthy.
Masters official Craig Heatley, a New Zealander, conducted the main post-round interview for the media with 2013 Masters champion Adam Scott, which also included questions from reporters on hand:
Almost as quickly as Angel Cabrera was doling out a hug on the 10th green, pro and top amateur golfers were quick to line up their congratulatory posts on social media for new Masters champ Adam Scott
Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen means "Thunderbear," and he certainly roared to life at Augusta National on Sunday. Playing in his first Masters, the 23-year-old carded a 68 using the following Nike gear:
With so much attention given to Rory McIlroy's struggles in recent months, he said after his final-round 69 at the Masters he can see his top form returning to him.
Bubba Watson's Sunday 77 at the Masters was punctuated by a 10 on the par-3 12th hole in Amen Corner. He wasn't the only one who suffered the feat, as Kevin Na preceded him with the score.
Sunday’s easier conditions led to some large turnarounds among players who had plummeted down the leaderboard – and had the back of the pack wondering just how well the later groups could score.
Tianlang Guan, at 14 the youngest to win low-amateur honors at the Masters, never made worse than bogey at Augusta and never had a three-putt.
Masters Sunday provided a return to a more conventional weekend-morning feel a day after it had Twitter and other social-media sites aflame Saturday morning.
Fred Couples has a 69.8 scoring average in the Masters' first two rounds since 2010, but Saturday’s 77 was Couples’ fifth consecutive round of par or worse on the weekend at the Masters.
Check out images of the course after being doused by heavy rain, as well as players getting in work before Thursday's opening round.
Playing from the middle of Lake Olmstead in Augusta, Ga., LPGA star Lexi Thompson and PGA Tour star Rickie Fowler took aim at a skee-ball target from 150 yards. The two stars were showcasing the Red Bull Off Course as part of Masters Week.