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From Fred Couples to Jordan Spieth: Ranking the possible Masters championship storylines

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Your browser does not support iframes. It’s moving day at the Masters and there are still 36 holes of golf left to be played. Today’s leaderboard may look nothing like the one that’s left at Augusta National at the end of the day. But if you look at it right now, there are plenty of tantalizing storylines for fans and sportswriters. Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth powers through relentless round, in position for second Masters win

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Your browser does not support iframes. AUGUSTA, Ga. — Six years and 362 days ago, Phil Mickelson stepped up to a ball nestled in a tuft of pine straw just wide of Augusta’s 13th fairway, and unleashed the most important shot of his life: a dart-perfect approach that propelled him on to the sweetest of major victories. Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth re-creates Phil Mickelson's Masters miracle at 13, back in contention

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Phil Mickelson’s second shot at 13 during the final round of the 2010 Masters is regarded as one of the greatest in tournament history. On Saturday, Jordan Spieth hit nearly the same shot during his rise up the leaderboard that has vaulted him all the way to second place. Show More Summary

Masters final round pairings and tee times

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

We have 18 holes to go to decide a new Masters champion, and a fascinating cast of characters has a chance to win the green jacket. Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia are tied at 6-under 210, and they’ll play in Sunday’s final pairing at 2:45 p.m. Show More Summary

Phil Mickelson's Masters going the wrong way

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Augusta National is exceptionally hilly – like the chart on a heart-rate monitor, only on grass. And the greens are no different, which is how Phil Mickelson hit a 62-foot putt on No. 9 that ended up 27-feet from the hole. Show More Summary

5 things to look for on Saturday at the Masters

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Is this the year Sergio Garcia wins a major? (Getty Images) We’re at the midpoint of the Masters, and the gang (well, all but Dustin Johnson and Jason Day) is all near the top of the leaderboard. The lead is 4-under 140, with Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia, Thomas Pieters and Charley Hoffman sharing the lead. Show More Summary

Masters 2017 third-round tee times and pairings

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Rickie Fowler is in a share of the lead. (Getty Images) We’re at the halfway mark of the Masters Tournament, and four golfers are tied for the lead at 4-under 140. In the next-to-last pairing on Saturday at 2:50 p.m., Rickie Fowler and Thomas Pieters start the run of co-leaders on the weekend at Augusta National. Show More Summary

Golfer postpones honeymoon to play in his first Masters, makes the cut

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Your browser does not support iframes. AUGUSTA, Ga. — Not many spouses would be cool with a golf trip taking precedence over a honeymoon. But Jessica Hadwin is just fine with her husband Adam playing golf during the weekend they’d planned their first getaway as a married couple, given that Adam would be playing in the Masters. Show More Summary

Bubba Watson takes shot at media after missing Masters cut, later apologizes

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Bubba Watson was in no mood to be friendly on Friday. (AP) Bubba Watson lost a lot of weight in the offseason. He did not lose his famed inability to play nice with others — or his healthy distaste for the media. Moments after finishing...Show More Summary

Watch a caddy propose on the 12th hole of Augusta National

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Golfers have figuratively been brought to their knees by Augusta National’s Amen Corner for decades, so it was a little strange to see a man voluntarily kneeling on the 12th tee this week. Benji Thompson had a good reason, though: He...Show More Summary

The toughest start in Masters history has punished the field

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

AUGUSTA, GA – APRIL 07: Danny Willett of England walks from the rough on the first hole during the second round of the 2017 Masters Tournament. Willett made quadruple-bogey 8. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) Historically, the toughest...Show More Summary

PODCAST: Our Masters Week chat with Mr. Gary Player

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

A highlight of Masters Week for the last several years has been a visit with nine-time major winner Mr. Gary Player. He joins us again this year to talk about Day 1 of the Masters, his experiences at Augusta National and in majors, as well conversation about hot topics in the sport. Show More Summary

Sergio Garcia wobbles, but finishes day atop Masters leaderboard

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Your browser does not support iframes. AUGUSTA, Ga. — For about 90 seconds, Sergio Garcia was alone atop the leaderboard at the Masters. Garcia had been playing some strong golf, birdieing the first three holes of the day at the same time first-round leader Charley Hoffman was swan-diving down the leaderboard. Show More Summary

Reigning Masters champion Danny Willett on track to miss cut

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Danny Willett has struggled in his Masters title defense. (Getty Images) One year ago, Danny Willett was the toast of Augusta National. Now the defending Masters champion is just hoping he won’t become toast. The 29-year-old Englishman...Show More Summary

Charley Hoffman stands strong in high winds, owns four-stroke Masters lead

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Charley Hoffman scorched a windy Augusta on Thursday. (Getty) AUGUSTA, Ga. — We knew the winds were coming to Augusta. But what we didn’t know, what we couldn’t have predicted, was that Charley Hoffman, of all people, would be the one player who managed to weather the gale-force gusts. Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth avoids melting down on 12th hole, waits till 15th instead

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Your browser does not support iframes. AUGUSTA, Ga. — It’s important to remember this: Jordan Spieth already has a green jacket. He’s played this course unbelievably well over the last three years, finishing 2-1-2. But now, Augusta National is swinging back, and hitting hard. Show More Summary

Sergio Garcia wobbles, but finishes day atop Masters leaderboard

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Sergio Garcia ended Friday at Augusta in a tie for the lead. (Getty) AUGUSTA, Ga. — For about 90 seconds, Sergio Garcia was alone atop the leaderboard at the Masters. Garcia had been playing some strong golf, birdieing the first three holes of the day at the same time first-round leader Charley Hoffman was swan-diving down the leaderboard. Show More Summary

At Augusta National, too much is never enough

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

(AP) AUGUSTA, Ga. — When it comes to Augusta National, it’s all true. The splendor of the place, that is. And depending on which side of the ropes you stand, that splendor can be either awesome or completely ridiculous. Take for example the desk inside the brand-new media center at which I sit while writing this story. Show More Summary

Curtis Luck hits patron at Masters with errant shot, draws blood

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

AUGUSTA, Ga. — You don’t often think of golf as a hazardous activity, but if you’re in the gallery and you’re in exactly the wrong spot … pow. Amateur Curtis Luck, playing in his first-ever Masters and sporting a jacket that looks like...Show More Summary

Scott called Thursday conditions at Augusta National 'borderline' unplayable

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

Adam Scott found difficult scoring conditions like the rest of the Masters field (Getty Images) Scoring at Augusta National was tough on Thursday. The field average for the first round of the Masters was 74.98, the highest of the 2010s. Show More Summary

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