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PGA Tour's Ian Poulter cards lowest career Masters round at Augusta National, but is it enough?
PGA Tour player Ian Poulter fired his career-low Masters round Saturday at Augusta National but still chases Jordan Spieth.
PGA Tour player Jordan Spieth remains Masters favorite in Las Vegas
Oddsmakers install Jordan Spieth as Masters favorite after 36 holes at Augusta National.
Justin Rose, Paul Casey entering Masters weekend trying to pull a Faldo for England
Paul Casey and Justin Rose enter Masters weekend trying to re-create Nick Faldo's comeback magic of 1996.
Greg Norman offers Masters advice to Jordan Spieth after 1996 lesson learned in a major championship
The 2015 Masters Greg Norman advice to 36-hole leader Jordan Spieth after 1996 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club major championship.
Masters history tells Ernie Els to keep foot on the gas in pursuit of Jordan Spieth at Augusta
Ernie Els knows Masters heartache but the 45-year-old is giving admirable chase to young Jordan Spieth.
Jordan Spieth odds-on Masters favorite through Round 1 over Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods
The 2015 Masters betting odds with Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson through round one at Augusta National.
Sandy Lyle's 1-iron figures in heavily at Masters and bag setup equipment
Masters veteran Sandy Lyle had a rare equipment setup Thursday at Augusta that included a 1-iron.
Kevin Stadler returns to the PGA Tour for the 2015 Masters but can't find game
Kevin Stadler returns to the PGA Tour for the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club but struggles to a 77 in the first round.
Masters veteran Tom Watson, 65, calls opening 71 'a minor miracle'
Tom Watson benefited from Masters experience and PGA Tour experience in general on Thursday and set up a possible Augusta National weekend appearance.
Augusta chairman Billy Payne talks Eisenhower Tree, field size in pre-Masters presser
Augusta National chairman Billy Payne covered a range of Masters topics Wednesday in his pre-tournament press conference.
Tiger Woods' odds to win 2015 Masters at Augusta National improve
Tiger Woods moved to 25-1 odds to win the 2015 Masters, according to oddsmakers at Westgate Las Vegas on Wednesday.
Tiger Woods, Mark O'Meara reunite for Masters practice rounds at Augusta National
Tiger Woods played two Masters practice rounds with longtime friend Mark O'Meara on Monday and Tuesday at Augusta National.
Two-time champion Ben Crenshaw brings along brother in last competitive Masters
Two-time champion Ben Crenshaw brings brother to play Augusta National in final competitive Masters.
Rory McIlroy remains odds on favorite to win Masters; Jordan Spieth's odds worsen at Augusta National
Rory McIlroy remains Masters favorite at 6-1 odds while Jordan Spieth falls to 10-1 odds to win at Augusta National.
At Masters, PGA Tour player Steve Stricker's attention split between Augusta and Wisconsin hoops
The 2015 Masters marks PGA Tour player Steve Stricker's return from back surgery. His mind is split between Augusta National and Wisconsin basketball.
After getting flu, Henrik Stenson enters Masters at Augusta National at less than 100 percent
PGA Tour player Henrik Stenson enters Masters at less than 100 percent after getting flu last week.
PGA Tour player Ian Poulter shakes up routine in run-up to Masters at Augusta National
PGA Tour player Ian Poulter will play Masters after switching things up a little in his run-up to Augusta National.
Rory McIlroy starts Masters week 2015 at 6-1 odds to win
Rory McIlroy is Masters 2015 favorite at 6-1 odds according to oddsmakers in Las Vegas.
New Mexico Lobos knock off college powers to win Augusta Invitational
College golf New Mexico wins Augusta Invitational against a field that included two of the top three teams in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings.
PGA Tour's drug-testing regimen comes under scrutiny as 2016 Olympics approach
The PGA Tour's drug-testing program may change ahead of 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and is receiving criticism from the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Golf opts for 'inclusion' amid outcry against Indiana law
As a national uproar builds against Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the golf community issued statements supporting societal "inclusion" in response to the new law, which critics call discriminatory against gays and lesbians.
Henrik Stenson burns at timing of slow-play warning at PGA Tour's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill
Henrik Stenson was not a happy camper Sunday at Bay Hill when PGA Tour rules officials put he and Morgan Hoffmann on the clock twice during the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Daniel Berger pulls off unique feat after albatross at Arnold Palmer Invitational
Daniel Berger made an albatross, an eagle, a birdie and a par on the four par 5s at the PGA Tour's Arnold Palmer Invitational Saturday at Bay Hill.
Brandt Snedeker gets back on track at API with third-round 66 at Bay Hill
Brandt Snedeker fired a 6-under 66 Saturday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational to move back into contention at Bay Hill.
On the mend, Steve Stricker plans to play in Masters at Augusta National
Steve Stricker, who had back surgery in December, said he's unsure if he will play before the Masters but that he would return in time to play at Augusta National.
Henrik Stenson closes strong, continues API success at Bay Hill
Henrik Stenson, who has top 10s in his last two Arnold Palmer Invitational starts, closed with four birdies to shoot 6-under 66 and move into a tie for second Friday at Bay Hill.
Ordinance bans drones over Augusta during Masters
The Augusta-Richmond County Commission banned drones over Augusta, Ga., from April 2-13, meaning the unmanned aircraft will not be allowed over Augusta National during the Masters.
Defending Arnold Palmer Invitational champ Matt Every finds his game again at Bay Hill
After a forgetful season so far, defending Arnold Palmer Invitational champion Matt Every has found his game again at Bay Hill.
Ian Poulter shoots 67 at Bay Hill with son's health on mind
Ian Poulter shot an opening-round 67 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill after taking his son to the hospital the night before.
Rory McIlroy encouraged after first-round 70 at Arnold Palmer Invitational
Rory McIlroy is encouraged by his first-round performance at the PGA Tour's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.
European Tour's Madeira Islands Open struggles to attract golf's top talent
The European Tour's Madeira Islands Open struggles to attract golf's top talent, with only one player in the field among the Official World Golf Rankings' top 200.
On short notice, Kisner scrambles to Bay Hill and posts 69
Kevin Kisner learned of his spot in the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill just a day before shooting 69 in the PGA Tour event's first round.
Jordan Spieth's PGA Tour Valspar victory inspires John Deere memorabilia auction
The John Deere Classic is taking advantage of Jordan Spieth’s playoff victory last week at the Valspar Championship.
Bubba Watson WDs from Bay Hill after death of childhood friend
Defending Masters champion Bubba Watson withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Wednesday afternoon, citing the death of a childhood friend.
Proposed European-Australasian merger could blot out Sunshine
The European Tour would accelerate its growth plan by merging with the PGA Tour of Australasia in a deal that reportedly is in the works.
Rory McIlroy's face on EA Sports PGA Tour golf game: 'A great honor'
Rory McIlroy is the new face of the EA Sports 2015 PGA Tour golf video game, but the World No. 1 doesn’t believe fans should read too much into his replacement of Tiger Woods.
Tiger Woods phoned Bay Hill regrets straight to Arnold Palmer
Tiger Woods’ phone call to Arnold Palmer in advance of the PGA Tour stop at Bay Hill wasn’t lost on The King, even if Woods was calling merely to say his game wasn't ready.
After Valspar charge, PGA Tour veteran Sean O'Hair enters Bay Hill a new man
Playing in his 10th Arnold Palmer Invitational, Sean O’Hair sounded more like the seasoned veteran than the 24-year-old kid who teed it up for the first time in 2006.
PGA Tour player John Peterson: 'If I wasn't playing golf, I'd be in the military'
John Peterson, 25, is trying to make a career in professional golf, but the former NCAA champion from LSU thinks about making the jump to the military if his golf career doesn’t prosper.
Changes to Bay Hill's greens won't come before Arnold Palmer Invitational
The greens at Bay Hill Club and Lodge are not in superior shape ahead of the PGA Tour's Arnold Palmer Invitational, as the course prepares to make a grass change next year.
PGA Tour drug policy to include blood sample in prep for Olympics
Blood testing and transparency will be on the horizon for some PGA Tour players next year as the sport prepares to join the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Despite states' trend toward legalizing marijuana, Finchem says Tour won't budge
Tim Finchem doesn't care that voters in a majority of U.S. states have legalized marijuana in some manner.
PGA Tour player Justin Rose leaves WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral searching for answers
Justin Rose has yet to make a PGA Tour cut this season, and after a 5-over 77 in Sunday's final round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship, the Englishman is searching for answers.
Rory McIlroy's club toss at WGC-Cadillac Championship could result in a PGA Tour fine
Rory McIlroy's WGC-Cadillac Championship club toss at Trump National Doral could result in a fine from the PGA Tour.
PGA Tour's charitable donations exceeded $140 billion in 2014
PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem took the opportunity Sunday to announce the Tour’s record amount of charitable donations in 2014.
Donald Trump returns chucked 3-iron to Rory McIlroy at WGC-Cadillac Championship
Donald Trump returned the 3-iron that Rory McIlroy threw into a lake at the Blue Monster after having a scuba diver retrieve it at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
Mikko Ilonen reverses course with 67 at WGC-Cadillac Championship
Mikko Ilonen turned it around Saturday at the WGC-Cadillac Championship with a round of 5-under 67 at Trump National Doral.
Bunker hole-out propels Louis Oosthuizen at WGC-Cadillac Championship
Louis Oosthuizen finds himself in the middle of the fray after a 5-under 67 in the third round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Saturday at the Trump National Dora's Blue Monster.
Marcel Siem does 'a Rory,' throws club into lake at Trump National Doral
A day after Rory McIlroy tossed his 3-iron into the lake at the eighth hole at Trump National Doral, Marcel Siem did the same.
Blue Monster's first hole bites back at WGC-Cadillac Championship
The par-5 first hole at Trump National Doral's Blue Monster punished the PGA Tour players who attempted to reach the green in two at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.