2003 Masters Archive

2003: Denver climbs out of dumps

At some point in their careers, most athletes experience some sort of stretch – hopefully a short one – when they run into a skid of going zero for whatever.

2003: Performance for players key in equipment count

The battles among TaylorMade, Titleist and Callaway in several golf equipment categories are becoming almost legendary.

2003: Soggy start offers a frigid, rigid test

Tiger Woods went 21 holes Friday without making a birdie.

2003: Mickelson at Masters: Stuck in third

It’s a good news-bad news scenario that begs the question: Why is Mickelson so fortunate on one level and so frustrated on another?

2003: The Masters - Sharp exchanges spice ‘State of Augusta’

The annual chairman’s address at Augusta National Golf Club is one of the more entertaining events of Masters week, and this year’s conference drew a standing-room only crowd in the club’s media center.

2003: The Masters - Awed amateurs? Not this year

Paired with Jack Nicklaus for the opening two rounds at Augusta National, amateur Hunter Mahan joked that he just wanted to stay out of the way of the six-time Masters champion.

2003: The Masters - Wayward Woods

Meet Tiger Woods, the living, breathing EKG chart of the 67th Masters.

2003: The Masters - Everything but the jacket

The new-look Masters is billed as a bomber’s haven, and Mattiace is a singles hitter with warning-track power at best.

2003: The Masters - Weir weathers weird week

Turned out to be a Weir Masters. And a weird Masters, start to finish.

2003: Coach potato takes trip to Pleasantville

After five hours on my couch watching CBS-TV’s Masters show, I’m convinced Martha Burk got her revenge on the country’s middle-class males.

2003: Emotion spills for Julian, Edwards

For two men who are part of the professional golf family, it was a Masters awash in tears.

2003 Masters: Amateurs were not awed by Augusta

Three of five amateurs make the cut at the 2003 Masters including: Hunter Mahan, Ricky Barnes and Ryan Moore.

2003 Masters: Mattiace did everything execept win the jacket

Len Mattiace finishes second in the Masters after not playing in the tournament for 15 years.

2003 Masters: Sloppy conditions make this year's Masters tough

Every golfer was feeling the effects of the poor conditions early on in the Masters.

2003 Masters: Mickelson stuck in third at Masters

Phil Mickelson deals with being so close to victory yet coming up short.

2005 Masters: Up and down week at Augusta for Woods

Tiger Woods was shifting between being in contention and being a non-factor at the Masters.

2003 Masters: Notebook: Johnson defends Auguta's no female membership policy

Read about Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson standing up to reporters about their policies and other player notes.

2003 Masters: Wier wins a wild Masters

Mike Wier becomes the first Canadian and lefty to win the Masters in 2003.