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#The Masters

# the-masters - Monday 23 March, 2015

Happy with Masters prep, Rory McIlroy is gunning for the career grand slam Augusta This post contains a poll

Happy with Masters prep, Rory McIlroy is gunning for the career grand slam

World number one Rory McIlroy turned his focus to the Masters with satisfaction after his performance at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

# the-masters - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

‘If I go out tomorrow and play with my mates, I’ll want to hit the same shots I hit at Augusta’

Shane Lowry is trying to keep everything in perspective ahead of his Masters debut.

# the-masters - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

It might be two months away but Rory McIlroy is eyeing up the big prize at Augusta

With one eye on the Masters, the world number one is focused on improving his game at the Dubai Desert Classic.

# the-masters - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Rory McIlroy has a secret weapon to win next year’s Masters

And it’s not a hoverboard.

# the-masters - Monday 14 April, 2014

This, by Matt Kuchar, was the shot of the Masters

Kuch finishes six shots back despite this miracle approach to the 11th.

‘Frustrated’ McIlroy ponders what might have been at Augusta

The Holywood man insisted his failure to take advantage of the four par-fives cost him dearly.

Bubba boo-yeah! Watson wins his second Masters green jacket

Watson cards a closing 69 to beat 20-year-old Jordan Spieth and Sweden’s Jonas Blixt by three shots.

# the-masters - Sunday 13 April, 2014

20-year-old Jordan Spieth chips in from the bunker to grab his Masters chance

Bidding to be the youngest player ever to wear the green jacket, Jordan Spieth briefly led by three shots this evening.

Who are you backing to win the Masters tonight? Pick The Winner This post contains a poll

Who are you backing to win the Masters tonight?

It’s all set up for a cracking finale to the season’s first Major.

VINE: Masters leader Bubba Watson playing ping pong with his driver

That’s some good hand-eye co-ordination.

The 5 biggest heartaches at the Masters

It’s Masters Sunday!

# the-masters - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Gary Woodland shows Watson can be caught but McIlroy’s moving nowhere

It’s record setting pace from the 29-year old American.

Why 2014 was the worst possible year for Tiger Woods to get hurt

Tiger vowed to return to competitive golf this summer after surgery.

# the-masters - Friday 11 April, 2014

McIlroy just makes the cut as Bubba Watson takes control at the Masters

The 2012 winner hit five birdies in a row.

VINE: Rory McIlroy nearly took out Adam Scott with a wayward tee-shot

The defending champion just avoided the Northern Irishman’s wild tee-shot.

Sang-Moon Bae’s 40-yard eagle chip is the shot to beat at the Masters

Augusta’s 15th hole only gave up one eagle yesterday, but it was a good one.

McIlroy holds off young guns at Masters

The Holywood man isn’t used to being the senior player.

# the-masters - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Someone just spent €4,100 in the Masters merchandise tent

That’s a lot of golf balls.

Blixt, Jimenez and Lyle share early Masters edge

The trio share the early lead at the 78th Masters, each standing three-under par at Augusta National.

VIDEO: Gary Player recalls how Arnold Palmer once took ‘a big poop’ on the green Faux Pas This post contains videos

VIDEO: Gary Player recalls how Arnold Palmer once took ‘a big poop’ on the green

The incident occurred during a televised tournament in Japan.

Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player fist bump to get the Masters underway

The golfing greats have teed off to mark the start of this weekend’s major at Augusta.

# the-masters - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

A 7-step guide to winning the US Masters

What you’ll need to succeed in Augusta this week.

Wondering what groups to watch at the Masters? Butch Harmon rates the top 7

All eyes on Augusta as the season’s first Major tees off.

Masters: The holes to watch at Augusta this weekend

These are the plots of Georgia real estate that will decide where the green jacket goes on Sunday night.

# the-masters - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Masters pairings: Scott gets Dufner, Rory to follow at Augusta

The first father-son duo to play in the same Masters, Craig and Kevin Stadler, will not play together meanwhile.

I can’t imagine finishing career without a green jacket, admits Rory McIlroy

The former world No 1 ran into All Blacks legend Dan Carter in Augusta.

The 5 players who have the best chance to win the Masters this week

The one article you should read before Thursday’s action.

# the-masters - Monday 7 April, 2014

Masters wide-open this year, says Rory McIlroy

Tiger Woods has missed just four majors since turning pro in 1996 and on each of those occasions an Irishman has gone on to win.

# the-masters - Friday 19 April, 2013

Tiger Woods’ ex-caddie says he should have been disqualified from the Masters

Steve Williams reckons his old boss got away with it.

# the-masters - Monday 15 April, 2013

Adam Scott’s high school ambition? To be the best golfer on the planet

The new Masters champion sounds like he was awful craic altogether.

Adam Scott: Norman inspired Masters breakthrough

‘He’s been incredible to me and all the young golfers in Australia and you know part of this definitely belongs to him.’

Adam Scott holds off Cabrera in play-off to win the Masters

Scott makes history as the first Australian to win Augusta’s famous green jacket.

The clutch play-off putt that won the Masters for Adam Scott The Masters This post contains videos

The clutch play-off putt that won the Masters for Adam Scott

Adam Scott beat Angel Cabrera in a thrilling Masters play-off.

# the-masters - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Watching the Masters? Come hang out with the cool kids in our open thread

Things are about to get serious at Augusta. If you’ve something to get off your chest, this is the place to do it.

Jason Day got Masters Sunday off to a flier with this eagle from the 2nd bunker The Masters This post contains videos

Jason Day got Masters Sunday off to a flier with this eagle from the 2nd bunker

And if you thought that was good, check out Luke Donald’s ridiculous chip for birdie on the 16th.

6 things to watch in Sunday’s final round at the Masters

14-year-old Guan’s finish, the cameras following Tiger’s every move, and much more to look out for.

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