Stories for April 2002


News 2002 April

Saturday, April 20

2002 Masters: Lengthening Augusta National was a mistake

Read James Achenbach's column on the lengthening of Augusta National from 2002.

2002 Masters: Amateurs make the most of thier Masters experience

Three amateurs launched their careers at the 2002 Masters.

2002 Masters: Three former champions skip Champions Dinner

Three former Masters champions didn't attend the tournament's annual dinner after being asked not to participate in the tournament.

2002 Masters: Major Champions Tour a hard sell to players

An informal poll of 22 former major champions finds that players have some concerns before joining the proposed tour.

2002 Masters: Notebook

Read the Golfweek reporter's notebok on Retief Goosen, David Duval, Jesper Parnevik, Greg Norman, Sam Snead and more.

2002 Masters: Mickelson is upbeat dispite no major victory

Phil Mickelson still hasn't broken through with a major championship victory but that hasn't broken his spirit.

2002 Masters: Nick Price wins the 2002 Par-3 Contest

A record five holes-in-one were recorded during the 43rd annual Par-3 Contest at Augusta National.

2002 Masters: Par 5 disasters ruin Els at the Masters

Ernie Els's chances of winning the 2002 Masters went down the drain after a crucial misstep on par 5.

2002 Masters: Palmer makes potentially his last Masters memorable

The 2002 Masters looked to be Arnold Palmer's last time at Augusta and his final major appearance.

2002 Masters: Heavy rain causes sloppy conditions at the Masters

Bad weather causes muddy conditions for spectators and players at the 2002 Masters.

2002 Masters: Augusta renovations and weather increased difficulty

Augusta National renovations make the course longer, tougher and slower to play.

2002 Masters: Analysis: Woods remains golf best front-runner

Read James Achenbach's analysis of Tiger Woods' third Masters win in 2002.

2002 Masters: Final round of 2002 Masters turned into a dud

Several of golf's big names had a disappointing final round of the 2002 Masters.

Tiger Woods wins the 2002 Masters

Tiger Woods won his third Masters title, second straight, in 2002.