Augusta National

Summerall, 82, voice of Masters and 'friend of golf'

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.

Tiger's edge on Augusta's back nine fades again

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.

Growing game, family improve Snedeker's poise

Brandt Snedeker is a changed man since his emotionally charged 5-over 77 in the 2008 Masters – in part because he's become a father, in part because his game has evolved.

Augusta's 15th transforms overnight to bite the field

All those crystal-makers who were forced to work overtime to produce those beautiful goblets that were needed after Thursday’s record-breaking day of eagles at Firethorn, Augusta National’s vaunted par-5 15th? They got to take a breather Friday.

Masters tee times: Third round at Augusta

Tee times and pairings for Saturday's third round of the Masters at Augusta National.

Rain, slick greens offer tough scoring conditions

Augusta National’s steep slopes are a little slicker this morning as the anticipated rain has arrived. White signs with the words “Caution: Slippery When Wet” lined where spectators walk right of the first fairway.

Field posts 10 eagles at Augusta's 15th hole

Firethorn -- the par-5 15th hole at Augusta National -- is not exactly a pitch-and-putt, but it is playing as easy as you could ask for in the first round of the 77th Masters.

No. 1 with a bang: Augusta's 'Tea Olive'

The first hole at Augusta National is a challenge not to be taken lightly; yet the glory of Tea Olive is consistent with the rest of Augusta’s holes: If you get it into the fairway, you just feel you can take a shot at certain Masters hole locations.

Klein: The myth of Tiger-proofing Augusta National

As a student of the pro game our Bradley S. Klein knows most of the guys on Tour are so good and of such quality in shot-making and scoring that they can win just about anywhere -- hence the myth of Tiger-proofing Augusta National.

Minor changes to No. 14 could provide excitement

This year's changes to Augusta National were limited to the 14th hole, the only one on the course without a bunker. The oft-overlooked par 4 is sandwiched between the back nine's two dramatic par 5s.

Which hole at Augusta National is hardest?

Here’s how the holes at famed Augusta National Golf Club stand up from the (relatively) easiest to the hardest.

More heartache than celebration at 10th hole

Perenially the toughest hole at the Masters, No. 10 has claimed many a victim. Defending champ Bubba Watson eluded its grasp – famously, because so many others have been caught in it.

Masters 2013: Augusta National facts, figures

From defending champ Bubba Watson to a Super Bowl comparison by Brandt Snedeker, here are facts and figures for the 2013 Masters at Augusta National:

Masters 2013: 10 things to know heading to Augusta

From anchoring to azaleas, here are 10 facts about the 77th Masters, to be played April 11-14 at Augusta National Golf Club:

Green with envy? Don’t be. Augusta is unique

Bradley Klein: The beauty you see on the TV screen from Augusta National during the Masters is real. It just doesn’t travel well to your home course.