# Augusta Masters

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# mark your cards
Rory McIlroy paired with Jon Rahm and Xander Schauffele as Masters tee times are announced
Shane Lowry, meanwhile, will play alongside Justin Rose and Matt Kuchar.
# Comeback
Hungry Tiger ready to prowl as Masters drama begins
The former world number one will go up against a generation of golfers he helped inspire.
# cheap eats
Food and beer at the Masters is the biggest bargain in sports
The Masters is an expensive ticket to get but pretty cheap once you get in the gates.
# Tipping Comp
Conquer our annual US Masters tipping contest and win a The42 goody bag
Tiger or Rory? The choice is yours.
# awaiting his fate
'Seve was there for me' - Garcia on Masters triumph
Perseverance paid off for the Spaniard after over 70 attempts at a Major.
# Tipping Point
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.
# New Deal
Just done it! McIlroy signs multi-million, multi-year extension with Nike
Ahead of the Masters, the world number two got a big boost.
# 100% science
Let our foolproof* quiz guess what score you'd shoot at the Masters
*100% not foolproof.
# Be Yourself
'If he tries to be Pádraig, he won't win' - Paul McGinley on Shane Lowry's Masters hopes
The former Ryder Cup captain believes the Offaly man has a chance this week.
# Controversy
'How do you turn down the US President?': McGinley on McIlroy's round with Trump
The former Ryder Cup captain says Rory McIlroy was in a no-win situation.
# in the hunt
If Jason Day catches Jordan Spieth later today, he may have this superb putt to thank for it
The world number one is three shots off the lead going into the final round.
# Friday
We'll Leave It There So: Lowry struggles at Augusta, a huge blow for Liverpool and all today's sport
Meanwhile, Carl Frampton has been stripped of his WBA super bantamweight title and Connacht have been hit with a late injury ahead of Grenoble test.
# thursday
We'll Leave It There So: Spieth sparkles at Augusta, Bowe is back and all today's sport
Elsewhere, it was a great day for Willie Mullins while the Irish Women’s football team racked up an impressive Euro qualifier win.
# Swing coach
Here's the reason Jason Day is so good - but also so slow - at golf
If you insist on going into zen-like trance
# outsiders
5 longshots who could surprise at the Masters this week
All the focus will be on the the big three, but what about the rest?
# The Masters
Spieth in sensational form, McIlroy leading the early Irish challenge at the Masters
The 21-year-old heads up at the leaderboard at Augusta.
# no distractions
'We've seen in the past what this game can do to people', says a focused McIlroy
The 25 year-old insists he has no intention of getting ahead of himself at any stage
# driven
New McIlroy video shows just how much work he's putting into winning the Masters
The world number one is hoping to win a career Grand Slam next week.
# Major step
Is Tiger about to make a comeback at the Masters?
The former world number one played a practise round at Augusta yesterday.
# it's in the game
'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.
# Looking Forward
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.
# Major player
Here's what Shane Lowry's Masters invite looks like
Two Thousand and Fifteen.
# Tune-up
McIlroy fails to sparkle in Houston as Kuchar leads
The former world number one had a disappointing third round.
# Kingpin
On the up: Masters champion Watson climbs to Number 4 in world rankings
The golfer from Bagdad … Florida has broken into the Top 10 for the first time while our Rory remains second.
# Fab Four
Analysis: Who has the right to call themselves Heineken Cup favourites?
Ulster will feel like they’ve got the final in clear sight, writes Patrick McCarry, while Leinster travel to Bordeaux to take on a star-studded Clermont Auvergne