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Achie's Awards: Mayor, fan club and more

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.

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Notes: Langer lingers longer; Watson's approach

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.

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Nichols: This Bubba Watson has matured

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.

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Ortiz prevails in Mexico for 2nd Web.com Tour win

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.

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Klein: Watson's Masters win, view from the couch

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.

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Wilson leads Stanford to Western Intercollegiate title

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.

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5 Things: Watson again; Spieth fades; more

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.

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'Passion project:' Golf Channel debuts 'Arnie' Sunday night

'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.

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Scott struggles with putter, grinds his way to 72

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.

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Tracker: Bubba Watson wins second 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!

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McIlroy (69) secures career-best Masters finish

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.

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USC headlines field at Silverado Invitational

USC headlines field at Silverado Invitational

Southern California will look for its fourth straight win at the Silverado Invitational Monday and Tuesday.

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Masters 2014: The official prize money

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.

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College women's preview: Conference championships

College women's preview: Conference championships

A look at the women's college golf conference championships on tap.

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Schniederjans, Georgia Tech win at Robert Kepler

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.

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Ihm repeats, Iowa wins Hawkeye Invitational

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.

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Host Indiana pulls away at Hoosier Invitational

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.

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Mize offers insight on course, makes Masters pick

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.

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Blick wants to capture 10 victories at SJSU

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.

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Masters: 10 Things to watch Sunday at Augusta

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.

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Masters Sunday: Our staff predictions

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.

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New TPA XVIII putter nearing production

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.

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Watson, Fowler friendship built on wackiness

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.

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Leader's bag: Jordan Spieth at 2014 Masters

Leader's bag: Jordan Spieth at 2014 Masters

Here is a complete list of the clubs that Jordan Spieth is using at the Masters.

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Masters Musings: Sunday's thoughts on Augusta

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.

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SCORES: The Masters, Round 4

SCORES: The Masters, Round 4

Follow the Masters final-round leaderboard at Augusta National.