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Watson hits Waffle House after winning Masters

Watson hits Waffle House after winning Masters

Where does one dine after winning a green jacket? For two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson, the answer was simple: Waffle House.

Bubba Watson cruises to 2nd Masters victory

AUGUSTA, Ga. — If you remember the first time Bubba Watson won the Masters — heck, the two-year anniversary was just last Tuesday — that...

Young Jordan Spieth had Masters 'in my hands'

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Like John Travolta's character in "Saturday Night Fever," Jordan Spieth strutted down the Augusta National practice range, one confident...

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 Phil Mickelson stumbles to sloppy 76 in first round of Masters

Phil Mickelson stumbles to sloppy 76 in first round of Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — After an odd journey to a 76, matching his worst opening round at the Masters, Phil Mickelson seemed...

Masters is so much more than golf, and that's the way it should be

Bill Plaschke: Masters is so much more than golf, and that's the way it should be

AUGUSTA, Ga. — It was a quiet, nondescript moment deep in the pine trees at the end of a sunny practice round. It was a moment...

Nicklaus, Palmer, Player get Masters into swing

Nicklaus, Palmer, Player get Masters into swing

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Arnold Palmer was the first to the tee Thursday morning with Gary Player and Jack...

 No clear Masters favorite with Tiger Woods out

No clear Masters favorite with Tiger Woods out

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The echoes within the Augusta National pines provided evidence Wednesday that the excitement of the 78th Masters was...

Palmer reflects on 50th anniversary of final Masters triumph

Palmer reflects on 50th anniversary of final Masters triumph

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Early Thursday morning, on the first tee of Augusta National Golf Club, a trio of legendary...

 Five players to watch in the Masters

Five players to watch in the Masters

Rory McIlroy: A scintillating final-round 65 in Houston has many believing this will be his week. Despite his ability to...

Scott soaking in champion's return to Augusta

Adam Scott soaking in champion's return to Augusta

The return to Augusta National Golf Club has carried a little extra energy for Adam Scott this week.

Mickelson draws late Masters tee time

Mickelson draws late Masters tee time

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Phil Mickelson will get to sleep in Thursday, as usual.

 Craig and Kevin Stadler making history at Masters

Craig and Kevin Stadler making history at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Craig and Kevin Stadler have the father-son comedy routine down.

Thunderstorms close Augusta National

Thunderstorms close Augusta National

AUGUSTA, Ga. — As Steve Stricker spoke in the interview room Monday, thunder rumbled in the background.

Matt Jones wins Houston Open in playoff with a 42-yard chip-in

Matt Jones wins Houston Open in playoff with a 42-yard chip-in

HUMBLE, Texas -- Matt Jones earned his first trip to the Masters with a remarkable 42-yard chip-in on the first playoff hole, outdueling...

Though Tiger Woods-less, it's still Master-ful

Teddy Greenstein: Though Tiger Woods-less, it's still Master-ful

You know the sound a golf gallery makes when a 5-foot birdie putt lips out?

Lexi Thompson shoots 64 to share lead at Kraft Nabisco Championship

Lexi Thompson shoots 64 to share lead at Kraft Nabisco Championship

Lexi Thompson, a 19-year-old Floridian, fired an eight-under 64 on Friday to join Se Ri Pak for the second-round lead of the Kraft Nabisco...

Paulina Gretzky cover on Golf Digest upsets some LPGA players

Paulina Gretzky cover on Golf Digest upsets some LPGA players

Paulina Gretzky isn't a professional golfer. Her connection to the golf world is as the fiance of PGA player Dustin Johnson.

Tiger Woods to miss Masters after having back surgery

Tiger Woods to miss Masters after having back surgery

Tiger Woods revealed on his website Tuesday that he will miss this year's Masters after having back surgery to repair a pinched nerve.

Americans boost ranking and confidence as this summer's International Crown approaches

Americans boost ranking as this summer's International Crown approaches

There was lots of drama Sunday at the LPGA's Kia Classic in Carlsbad, Calif. Not only did Sweden's Anna Nordqvist rally for a one-shot...

Back pain forces Suzann Pettersen out of Kraft Nabisco Championship

Back pain forces Suzann Pettersen out of Kraft Nabisco Championship

No. 2 ranked women's golfer Suzann Pettersen, citing back problems, withdrew from this weekend's Kraft Nabisco Championship in Rancho...

Pandora joins top sponsors of new LPGA tournament in Owings Mills

Pandora joins top sponsors of new LPGA tournament in Owings Mills

Pandora Jewelry, the Danish charm and bracelet seller with U.S. headquarters in Columbia, has joined Rolex and Hana Financial Group as top-...

Another landmark, males-only golf club considers admitting women

Another landmark, males-only golf club considers admitting women

First came Augusta National. Then the Royal & Ancient Golf Club.

Tiger Woods says he might not play Masters because of his ailing back

Tiger Woods says he might not play Masters because of his ailing back

The Masters is the only major tournament that Tiger Woods has never missed in his 18 years on the PGA Tour.

Adam Scott not on par for Palmer championship pedigree

George Diaz: Adam Scott not on par for Palmer championship pedigree

Adam Scott threw his golf glove down for a fan as he walked on a crossing bridge following his final round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational...

Report: Tiger Woods suffering from a bulging disk

Report: Tiger Woods suffering from a bulging disk

While Adam Scott continued to hold the lead midway through the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando, Fla., on Friday,...

Adam Scott shoots tournament-record 62 at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Adam Scott shoots tournament-record 62 at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Adam Scott felt sick and thought about withdrawing before the start of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.