News for Saturday, April 13, 2013
Fred Couples has a 69.8 scoring average in the Masters' first two rounds since 2010, but Saturday’s 77 was Couples’ fifth consecutive round of par or worse on the weekend at the Masters.
On moving day at Augusta National, Brandt Snedeker shot a 3-under 69 to grasp a share of the lead with Angel Cabrera. The two men are at 7-under 209. Snedeker crafted his bogey-free round with the following.
Angel Cabrera simply loves Augusta National and will play in the final group for the third time in the last five years on Sunday, hoping his 2009 victory will give him advantage over the top of the leaderboard.
While many may have a problem with a television viewer calling in the Tiger Woods penalty on Friday night, the timing actually helped the 14-time major champion. And punishment ultimately fit the crime says Jeff Rude.
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.
Adam Scott will start the Masters' final round one shot behind co-leaders Angel Cabrera and Brandt Snedeker. Marc Leishman and Jason Day are two shots back.
Check out the complete tee times and pairings for the fourth round of the 77th Masters on Sunday at Augusta National.
Phil Mickelson came off the course questioning everything after his first round at the Masters, and the results have only gotten progressively worse from there.
Bubba Watson on viewers calling in rules infractions: “I’m going to start calling in (as a protest against callers). You can put bad press on somebody. All it takes is one person to say something and bad press gets on you, even though you did nothing wrong.”
Semi-retired, Steve Stricker, who is playing some of the best golf of his career and with one round left at the 77th Masters, has an outside chance of slipping on a green jacket.
Tiger Woods responded to being assessed a two-shot penalty before his round to shoot 2-under 70 Saturday at the Masters. He trails leaders Angel Cabrera and Brandt Snedeker by five shots heading into the final round at Augusta. See how it all unfolded!
Matt Kuchar’s name on the Masters leaderboard once again is no illusion after he birdied all four par-5s and posted a 3-under 69 during Saturday's third round.
Tianlang Guan’s 9-over score isn’t indicative of how well he has hit the ball during the Masters – and belies the fact that the 14-year-old is not giddy or scared or overwhelmed.
San Diego State got to take one of the most coveted statements in college golf away from the 2011-12 season. The Aztecs were one of eight teams to qualify for the NCAA Championship match-play bracket.
The Augusta National Competitions Committee had decided before Tiger Woods signed his scorecard that he shouldn’t be penalized. Its initial decision kept Woods in the Masters.
Mark Steinberg says that Tiger Woods' words that prompted a late-night video review by Masters officials mean that, “He in effect called it (the penalty) on himself."
Players and people close to the PGA Tour have taken their opinions to Twitter about the Tiger Woods situation at the Masters. Take a look at what people have said.
Tiger Woods was assessed a two-shot penalty – not disqualified – Saturday morning at Augusta National following a situation at the 15th hole during his second round on Friday.
The “Harrington Rule” arrived too late to save the Irishman in Abu Dhabi. When asked whether he had any thoughts on Tiger Woods being spared a similar fate at the Masters, the Irishman shook his head no.
Dow Finsterwald isn’t sure whether the story of his two-stroke penalty at the 1960 Masters influenced the Committee’s decision regarding Tiger Woods, but the similarities make an argument that past precedence existed.
Tiger Woods' two-shot penalty dropped him five shots behind 36-hole Masters leader Jason Day, who says: "He can make that up in nine holes."
Tiger Woods received a two-shot penalty instead of being DQ'd for an improper drop on the 15th hole. Was that the right decision?
Take a look inside Jason Day's bag that he used to move to 6 under and gain a one-shot lead at the Masters.