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Michelle Wie finally able to relax with victory drought behind her

Michelle Wie finally able to relax with victory drought behind her

KAPOLEI, Hawaii -- Michelle Wie began the week reminiscing about the first time she played on the LPGA Tour.

(Reuters) - Former world number one Luke Donald, back in form after revamping his swing, closed strongly to earn a two-stroke lead after the third round at...

Watch hornets attack golfer Pablo Larrazabal on European Tour

Pablo Larrazabal had a scary moment on the European Tour on Friday. While playing the fifth hole in the second round of the Malaysian Open at...

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 At 54, Fred Couples is near Masters lead once again

At 54, Fred Couples is near Masters lead once again

AUGUSTA, Ga . — Halfway through another Masters and again sniffing around the lead, Fred Couples knows the masses are...

Surprise invitee Jones will miss cut but not weekend at Masters

Surprise invitee Jones will miss cut but not weekend at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga . – Australian Matt Jones has little chance of making the cut at the Masters,...

Five for Friday: Players to watch as the Masters resumes at Augusta National

Five for Friday: Players to watch as the Masters resumes at Augusta National

There are plenty of intriguing players in the hunt after Day 1 at The Masters -- including last year's champ, and the odds-on favorites...

 Former champs Bubba Watson, Adam Scott in the hunt again at Masters

Former champs Bubba Watson, Adam Scott in the hunt again at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — By the time Bubba Watson tapped in for a textbook par on the final hole of his opening round at the Masters, he had...

 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.