Category Archives: The Masters

Apr
9
2014
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Oldies but goodies

The pairings have been set for the first and second round of the Masters. Let’s see what the Green Jackets have put together for this year…

Well, per usual, they’re not *that* intriguing, but there is one that’s fantastic. Yep, you’ve guessed it: Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Patrick “Top 5″ Reed. 

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Apr
7
2014
By Stephanie Wei under The Masters
Patrons exiting the premises

Patrons exiting the premises

Stormy and wet weather on Monday halted practice rounds and closed the doors to Augusta National as patrons were asked to exit the premises. The Masters regulates that practice rounds begin no earlier than 8am, and play was suspended at 10am when sirens sounded across the course, so not much was accomplished. 

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Apr
7
2014
By Stephanie Wei under The Masters

Matt Jones told his caddie he was going to chip-in as they walked up the fairway of the 18th hole for the second time that day. Then, he did just that, holing a 42-yard chip (see above) for birdie to steal the Shell Houston Open from 54-hole leader Matt Kuchar.

It was magic for the second time on Sunday on the same hole for Jones. 

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Apr
3
2014
Countdown to the Masters...

Countdown to the Masters…

ESPN golf analysts Andy North, Curtis Strange and Paul Azinger participated in a media conference call today to discuss next week’s Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.

They talked about Tiger Woods and his back surgery, the rising stars on the PGA Tour, their favorites for the year’s first major and much more. 

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Mar
31
2014
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Ready for the Masters? Let the countdown begin with GAME GOLF’s live Twitter Q&A on Tuesday at 5pm EST (for an hour). The event will be co-hosted by PGA Tour players and participants of the Masters, Graeme McDowell, Lee Westwood and Jim Furyk, along with the company’s CEO John McGuire and several journalists, including yours truly. 

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Mar
25
2014
By Stephanie Wei under The Masters
Woods' back up in the air

Woods’ back up in the air

Tiger Woods still isn’t sure if he will be able to play in the Masters in two weeks time due to his nagging back injurywhich is reportedly a bulging disk.

On Monday he made an appearance at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. to give an announcement regarding the future of his tournament, but he also spoke about whether he’d be ready to compete at Augusta National, according to multiple reports.

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Dec
19
2013
By Stephanie Wei under The Masters
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On Monday, Christmas came early for 14 players who earned invitations to Augusta National next April via finishing in the end-of-the-year top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings. Of course there are still two ways to qualify, but for now, here’s a list of the 90-man field who have secured spots into the season’s first major. Only 113 days to go! 
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