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  • Masters tournament facts and figures

    (Reuters) - The Masters golf tournament will be staged for a 78th time at Augusta National in Augusta, Georgia from April 10-13. * The first of the year's four major championships, the Masters was co-founded by Clifford Roberts and Bobby Jones, with...
  • Mark Whicker: Bubba Watson's magic rescuing the Masters

    AUGUSTA, Ga. He said it was his week to "rejoice." On Friday, he turned it into everyone else's. Bubba Watson took a tiny alarm and shoved it into the eardrums of the Masters Tournament. He woke up the polo shirts and the visors and the sundresses and...
  • Bill Haas, family ties and all, leads Masters after Day 1

    AUGUSTA, Ga. Bill Haas knows well his family's history in the Masters. His great-uncle, Bob Goalby, won the green jacket in 1968. His father, Jay, made a run at the championship in 1995 but wound up in a tie for third. Two uncles also have competed in the...
  • After down year, Bubba Watson back on top at the Masters

    AUGUSTA, Ga. Bubba Watson wanted to be a dad. On that Sunday in Augusta two years ago, when he cried in his mother's arms and slipped on the green jacket for the first time, Watson couldn't stop thinking about his baby boy. Just weeks earlier, Watson and...
  • Mark Whicker: For the Stadlers, the family game is the family business

    AUGUSTA, Ga. It is the game that attaches father to son, son to father, most enduringly. There's the instruction, the time spent, that landmark day when the son finally wins. And there's the club, the friends, the handed-down woods and irons, all of...
  • Marcus Hayes: Golf is experiencing an Australian invasion

    AUGUSTA, Ga. John Monash was an Australian boy of common background who became a career soldier and rose through the ranks to become a general, famously fearless for leading his troops under fire, a Down Under version of Pershing or Patton. In World...
  • Expect the unexpected at next week's Masters

    Expect the unexpected at next week's Masters
    April 3 (Reuters) - As the first of the season's four major championships, the Masters has always been the most keenly anticipated, a veritable golfing 'rite of spring' that brings together the game's leading players in Augusta, Georgia. This year, that...
  • Phil Mickelson reflects on first majors win at 2004 Masters

    AUGUSTA, Ga. It's been 10 years since Phil Mickelson broke through at the 2004 Masters, winning his first major championship. Mickelson has added to the haul, winning five total majors, including last year's British Open. But he believes that back-nine...
  • Masters notes: Stricker behind in Masters preparation

    AUGUSTA, Ga. Steve Stricker has played just nine competitive rounds of golf this year, which he admits is not the ideal way to prepare for the Masters. The harsh winter prevented him from getting in much quality practice in Madison. He also took time...
  • Masters becoming a kids' game

    AUGUSTA, Ga. Since 1935, only one golfer has won the Masters Tournament in his first appearance: Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979. The reason? It takes years of experience to unlock Augusta National's secrets: the best angles into greens, the subtle pull of Rae's...
  • Bill Haas leads Masters by a stroke as a major posse of champions and contenders is on his trail

    AUGUSTA, Ga. Bill Haas' family roots go as deep at the Masters Tournament as do the roots of the tallest loblolly pine at Augusta National. His great uncle, Bob Goalby, won the 1968 Masters. His father, Jay Haas, played in the tournament 22 times and...
  • Not a good day for Phil Mickelson

    AUGUSTA, Ga. If there was one word to describe Phil Mickelson's opening round Thursday in the Masters, it probably was misjudgment. The three-time winner at Augusta National Golf Club blamed mental mistakes for his pair of 7s at the par-4 seventh hole...