2006 Masters Archive

2006: Memorable trip for Glover

Lucas Glover peered through the early morning mist Thursday, down Augusta National’s first fairway, and the memories started darting around his psyche like golf balls racing across the course’s diabolical greens.

2006: Was this Duval's last chance?

You are a child of the South, and this place has resonated since you were high as a hybrid club.

2006: An all-day service at golf’s cathedral

As Phil Mickelson mowed down his competitors in this dawn-to-dusk affair, the preaching man stood beside Washington Road near the front gate to Augusta National Golf Club.

2006: A miraculous week for Crenshaw

If Hootie Johnson was looking for proof that guile and finesse are just as important as length when taking on a fortified Augusta National, he found it in Ben Crenshaw.

2006: Length still matters – a lot

Some, but not all, of the pre-tournament talk about course lengthening proved to be right.

2006: The Masters - Phil's Time

Mickelson’s splendid Sunday at Augusta, equal parts brain and brawn, completes his transformation from major joke to Grand Slam Goliath.

2006 Masters: Augusta course lengthening still favors big hitters

Augusta National is still a bomber’s paradise after lengthening the course.

2006 Masters: Mediate derailed on 12th hole at the Masters

Rocco Mediate was on track for a strong finish before a tough 12th hole and hip pain held him back.

2006 Masters: Couples' putting held him back at the Masters

Fred Couples' short game was his weakness at the 2006 Masters.

2006 Masters: Duval faces his last Masters appearance

David Duval faces his last trip to Augusta after missing the cut and his exemption has expired.

2006 Masters: The final day of the Masters was a spectical day for golf fans

Read James Achenbach's column on the final day of the 2006 Masters.

2006 Masters: Amateur Dillon Dougherty learns from legend Gary Player

Read about the Masters experience of amateurs Dillon Dougherty, Edoardo Molinari, Clay Ogden and Kevin Marsh.

2006 Masters: Ben Crenshaw shows that short hitters can compete at Augusta

Ben Crenshaw's performance at the 2006 Masters shows that short hitters can handle Augusta's longer distances.

2006 Masters: Analysis: Putting by Mickelson was the difference at the 2006 Masters

Phil Mickelson's consistent putting helped him cruise to his second Masters win back in 2006.

2006 Masters: Mickelson wins his second Masters

Take a look back at Phil Mickelson's second Masters Championship in 2006.