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# the-masters - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Dustin Johnson commits to Wells Fargo after missing Masters with back injury DJ

Dustin Johnson commits to Wells Fargo after missing Masters with back injury

The world number one is set to return next month.

# the-masters - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Deja vu or a major breakthrough? Opportunity knocks for Garcia

Sergio Garcia has suffered his share of heartbreaks, but victory at the Masters would be particularly significant at Augusta this weekend.

# the-masters - Friday 7 April, 2017

McIlroy makes a move at Augusta but Lowry fades after disastrous start to second round

Charley Hoffman is still the leader but he has just dropped three shots.

'You're an idiot' - Masters contender McGirt recalls Tiger exchange

A disagreement with the superstar changed his approach, with the American now in contention at Augusta.

Dustin, Hoffman make Masters headlines on a 'difficult' day one

The unheralded Charley Hoffman has raced to the top of the Augusta leaderboard.

# the-masters - Thursday 6 April, 2017

'It sucks really bad' - Frustrated Dustin Johnson explains Augusta withdrawal

Discussing his withdrawal from the Masters without playing a shot, the world number one said: “I just can’t swing.”

Player and Nicklaus pay emotional tribute to Arnold Palmer as 2017 Masters gets underway

“It is a wonderful but in one respect difficult day.”

Conquer our annual US Masters tipping contest and win a The42 goody bag

There’s also a year’s satellite subscription to eir Sport and a four-ball at Druids Glen up for grabs.

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2017 Masters? Green Jacket This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2017 Masters?

The action starts at Augusta today.

# the-masters - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

DJ disaster: Johnson in doubt for Masters after falling down stairs

The world number one has injured his back at his rental property.

Ugh, the Masters Par 3 competition has been abandoned because of bad weather

Rain, do not ruin this one on us.

# the-masters - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Johnson: I always knew I could be number one... once Tiger stopped playing DJ

Johnson: I always knew I could be number one... once Tiger stopped playing

Heading into the Masters as favourite, Dustin Johnson said it took the absence of Tiger Woods to make him believe he could be number one.

Here's what Danny Willett is serving up for his Masters Champions dinner this evening

Throw us another Yorkshire pud there, Dan.

'If I have a chance on Sunday, I know Seve will be out there'

Spanish rookie Jon Rahm will be looking to one of his idols for inspiration as he makes his Masters debut.

# the-masters - Monday 3 April, 2017

Just done it! McIlroy signs multi-million, multi-year extension with Nike

Ahead of the Masters, the world number two got a big boost.

Henley rolls to Houston Open win and seals final Masters berth

The third victory of Henley’s career earned him the final invitation to Augusta National.

# the-masters - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'I did about everything I could' - Tiger Woods rules himself out of Masters

A 14-time major champion, the US star will miss the competition as he continues his recovery from a back injury.

# the-masters - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Spieth looking forward to shedding Masters hoodoo after nightmare collapse in 2016

The 2015 champion appeared to be cruising towards back-to-back titles but crumbled down the home straight.

# the-masters - Monday 20 March, 2017

'It's meant so much to me in my life': Woods doing everything to get back for the Masters

The 14-time Major winner appeared on ‘Good Morning America’ today.

# the-masters - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Agent dismisses report claiming Woods unlikely for Masters

“There’s not been a decision one way or the other,” says Mark Steinberg.

# the-masters - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Willett hasn't spoken to Spieth about 2016 Masters as he struggles with expectations

Jordan Spieth’s dramatic final-round collapse is not something spoken about, according to the Englishman.

# the-masters - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Rory McIlroy reveals he can't even run at the moment, let alone swing a golf club

It’s not exactly ideal Masters preparation for the former world number one.

# the-masters - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Spieth: 'I've got ladies at the grocery store praying for me... my dog didn't die, I'll be okay'

Spieth focusing on “great memories” of 2015 Masters win rather than 2016 Augusta pain.

# the-masters - Saturday 23 April, 2016

'No timetable' as speculation mounts on Tiger Woods' return

'No timetable' as speculation mounts on Tiger Woods' return

The 40-year-old former world number one hasn’t played a PGA Tour event since last August.

# the-masters - Thursday 14 April, 2016

'Don't feel sorry or sad' for Spieth, insists caddie

Michael Greller put the American’s Masters meltdown in perspective.

# the-masters - Monday 11 April, 2016

Alex Ferguson to new Masters champ Danny Willett: 'I had £8,000 on Spieth!' Busted This post contains videos

Alex Ferguson to new Masters champ Danny Willett: 'I had £8,000 on Spieth!'

Willett savours special evening after winning green jacket in unlikely circumstances.

McIlroy: The occasion got to me again

But the Northern Irishman insists he has learned some valuable lessons at Augusta.

Augusta magic sees Willett break into world top 10 for the first time

Shane Lowry, meanwhile, has moved up one place after the first Major of the year.

'Buddy, it seems like we're collapsing' - Spieth hurting after Masters meltdown

The world number two was left stunned as he squandered a five-shot lead.

The Masters green jacket ceremony was unbearably awkward Painful This post contains videos

The Masters green jacket ceremony was unbearably awkward

Poor Jordan Spieth.

You might never see another hole-in-one like this! Crazy Golf This post contains videos

You might never see another hole-in-one like this!

Louis Oosthuizen is playing some crazy golf at the Masters.

# the-masters - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Danny Willett wins the Masters after sensational Spieth meltdown Latest This post contains videos

Danny Willett wins the Masters after sensational Spieth meltdown

Willett shoots superb 67 to win green jacket on a day of remarkable drama.

Shane Lowry just hit a hole-in-one at the Masters

Lowry aces the 16th to sign off from Augusta National in style.

# the-masters - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Excited Spieth 'idolised' Masters partner McIlroy

This is gonna be good.

'It's a great position' - Rory McIlroy excited by Masters leaderboard

After a strong finish to round two, Rory McIlroy is hoping he has done enough to be in the final group at the Masters today.

# the-masters - Friday 8 April, 2016

McIlroy's monster putt from 39 feet puts him back in contention as Spieth's lead disintegrates

He’s one shot off the lead heading into the weekend as Shane Lowry endured a mixed second round.

13 incredibly soothing, simple pleasures of watching The Masters

Like an old pair of slippers you won’t step out of until Monday.

Shane Lowry rediscovers his best form to stay on the tail of early leader Spieth

The 29-year-old made a storming start to set the platform for a four-under par round.

# the-masters - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Defending champion Jordan Spieth seizes early lead as Lowry gets off to a flyer

The Irishman has birdied four of his first seven holes.

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