News for Saturday, April 17, 2004


News 2004 April 17


2004 Masters: Mickelson is finally a Masters champion

Read Jeff Babineau's column on Phil Mickelson's first major and Masters victory.

2004 Masters: Mickelson uses patience to master Augusta

Phil Mickelson came to Augusta National early to improve his game which led to his victory.

Mickelson wins his first major at the Masters

Phil Mickelson finally got the monkey off his back to win his first major at The Masters in 2004.

2004 Masters: Mickelson shows maturity resulting in Masters victory

Read James Achenbach's column on Phil Mickelson finally finding the missing part of his game which gave him his first major victory.

2004 Masters: Rose shoots nine bogeys costing him a Masters victory

Justin Rose lost the lead of the 2004 Masters after shooting nine bogeys during the final round.

2004 Masters: Langer doomed by two par 5s at the Masters

Bernhard Langer was able to stay in the hunt till two par 5s on the final day cost him at the 2004 Masters.

2004 Masters: Nicklaus in his final Masters?

After 44 appearances, Jack Nicklaus could of played in his final Masters tournament.

2004 Masters: Dispite a dramatic finish, Masters TV ratings fell from previous year

The final round of the 2004 Masters was one of the most memorable but TV audiences were down from last year.

2004 Masters: Harrington wins the 2004 Par 3 at Augusta

Padraig Harrington won in extra holes over Eduardo Romero to win the 2004 Par 3 Contest at Augusta National.

2004 Masters: Augusta officials defend decision allowing Lian-Wei Zhang to play

Augusta National Chairman Hootie Johnson defends Masters officials' decision to allow Lian-Wei Zhang of China to play in the 2004 Masters tournament.

2004 Masters: Amateur Casey Wittenberg turns heads at the 2004 Masters

Casey Wittenberg lights up the back nine to have the best amateur finish since 1962.

2004 Masters: The Masters say goodbye to caddie Bruce Edwards

The 2004 Masters remembers Bruce Edwards, caddie to Tom Watson, after succumbing to ALS.

2004 Masters: Tiger Woods is a non-factor again at the Masters

It's been 24 months, to date, since Tiger Woods won a major tournament.

2004 Masters: Challengers Choi, Garcia and DiMarco make a run at Augusta

K.J. Choi, Sergio Garcia and Chris DiMarco were in contention on the final round of the 2004 Masters.

2004 Masters: Els comes close but can't claim the 2004 Masters

Ernie Els listens and reacts to Phil Mickelson winning the 2004 Masters tournament.

2004 Masters: Palmer during his final Masters tournament

Read Dave Seanor's column on Arnold Palmer's final weekend at the Masters Tournament.