News for Sunday, April 13, 2014
Achie's Awards: Mayor, fan club and more at Masters
The Masters championship edition of Achie's Awards, closing out a dramatic week at Augusta National, include a mayoral honor, a fan-club fete and a newcomer's notation.
Notes: Bernhard Langer lingers longer; Bubba Watson's approach; more
Bernhard Langer talks about a top-10 Masters finish after 50; a past champ tells what he saw in Bubba Watson's performance to claim his 2nd green jacket; plus more news and notes from Augusta National.
Nichols: Freak-show play? Sure, but this Bubba has matured
Two years ago, Bubba Watson won a green jacket, but was more focused on trying to become a dad to his newly adopted son. Fast forward to Sunday, the now two-time Masters champ is everything he wanted to be -- and more.
Carlos Ortiz edges Justin Thomas in Mexico for 2nd Web.com Tour victory
Carlos Ortiz notched his second Web.com Tour victory of the season, capturing the El Bosque Mexico Championship April 13 at El Bosque Country Club in Leon, Mexico.
Klein: Bubba Watson's Masters win, view from the couch
Sunday was left to a sort of rivalry between youth and experience to make something memorable of the Masters. Notice we didn’t say wisdom, not the way Bubba Watson plays, though it earned him the championship.
Medalist Cameron Wilson leads Stanford to Western Intercollegiate title
Stanford's Cameron Wilson made a 30-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to win medalist honors by two shots over teammate Patrick Rodgers during the Cardinal's victory Sunday at the Western Intercollegiate.
5 Things: It's Bubba Watson at Masters again; Jordan Spieth fieds; more
Back-to-back two-shot swings to end the front nine and a bogey by Jordan Spieth in Amen Corner put Bubba Watson on a course for his second Masters championship. Here are 5 Things to know from Augusta.
'Passion project:' Golf Channel debuts 'Arnie' Sunday night
It's not easy to capture the life of the legendary Arnold Palmer. Golf Channel tells his story in three episodes fit for the King.
Adam Scott struggles with putter, grinds his way to 72
Adam Scott struggled with his putter all weekend and grinded his way to a T-14 finish after an even-par 72 on Sunday at the Masters.
Tracker: Bubba Watson wins 2nd Masters in 3 years at Augusta National
Taking the lead at the turn, then full control in Amen Corner, Watson – who had led by three after Friday's second round – earned his second Masters victory in three years. Recap the highlights here!
Rory McIlroy (69) secures career-best finish at Masters
Rory McIlroy set a goal for himself on Saturday to secure his career-best finish at the Masters. Behind a 3-under 69, the World No. 9 was able to accomplish that.
USC headlines field at Silverado Invitational
Southern California will look for its fourth straight win at the Silverado Invitational Monday and Tuesday.
Masters 2014: The official prize money
The purse at the Masters is undisclosed for much of the week, but on Sunday at Augusta National, the tournament released the details of what players will take home this week.
College women's preview: Conference championships
A look at the women's college golf conference championships on tap.
Schniederjans, Georgia Tech win at Robert Kepler
Ollie Schniederjans and Seth Reeves led Georgia Tech to a convincing victory at the Robert Kepler Invitational Sunday.
Ihm repeats, Iowa wins Hawkeye Invitational
Iowa senior Steven Ihm took medalist honors after shooting a 3-under 69 at the Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, leading the Hawkeyes took a team win as well.
Host Indiana pulls away at Hoosier Invitational
With three golfers in the top five, host Indiana won the NYX Hoosier Invitational by 12 strokes over runner-up Michigan.
Larry Mize offers insight on course, makes Masters pick
Larry Mize offers up early insight on Augusta National's Sunday setup and makes his green-jacket pick after his 7-over 79 on Sunday at the Masters.
Cody Blick has attainable goals for his time at San Jose State
As he closes in on the first half of his collegiate career, Cody Blick has completed 20 percent of his ultimate goal – as in, two victories down and eight remaining.
Masters: 10 Things to watch on Sunday at Augusta National
From the lack of major championships to how the players in the red stack up against each other, we take a look at 10 Things you need to know before the leaders tee off on Sunday at the Masters.
Masters Sunday: Our staff predictions
From Rickie Fowler to Adam Scott to Matt Kuchar, our staff takes a look at whom they believe will be wearing a green jacket on Sunday night.
New TPA XVIII putter nearing production
Nick Faldo used the TPA XVIII putter to win the 1989 Masters, and TPA Golf Clubs' Tee McCabe says a new version of the putter is nearing production.
Watson, Fowler friendship a match made in wackiness
Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson were a match made in Golf Boys heaven, but their relationship goes a lot deeper than music videos and bold apparel choices.
Leader's bag: Jordan Spieth at 2014 Masters
Here is a complete list of the clubs that Jordan Spieth is using at the Masters.
Masters Musings: Sunday's thoughts on final round at Augusta National
A few players at Augusta got their Twitter fix before their Masters final round, while others (whether on or off the grounds) shared some well wishes for their favorites taking to the course later. Here's another smattering of player quotes.
SCORES: The Masters, Round 4
Follow the Masters final-round leaderboard at Augusta National.