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Brandt Snedeker implodes with unbelievable 5-putt at Augusta's 4th hole

Brandt Snedeker blows up on a putting green at the Masters. Brandt Snedeker used to be one of the best on tour with a flat baton in his hand, but even a maestro can strike a sour note. That’s just what the world’s 19th-ranked golferShow More Summary

Rory McIlroy loses to amateur noncompeting marker at the Masters

It's been a bad week for Rory at the Masters, and on Saturday he struggled to keep up with the noncompeting amateur Augusta calls in to play with the pros and keep the pace in an odd-numbered weekend field. Rory McIlroy's no good, very bad week at Augusta National continued on Saturday morning, when he finished a shot worse than his playing partner. Show More Summary

10 stats you need heading into the 3rd round at the Masters

How often does Bubba Watson convert a 36-hole lead into a win? Which nine is playing harder? Those are just two of the stats you need to know. Golf is a game of statistics. From scoring stats to driving stats to putting stats, there are numbers for everything a player does on the course. Show More Summary

Bubba Watson, Rory McIlroy highlight the best and worst of the Masters

The second round at Augusta was another day of good, bad, and ugly. Bubba Watson was the subject of much of the good, while Rory was on the other end. Some highlights from the second round and predictions for Saturday. It's moving day...Show More Summary

Phil Mickelson flames out at the Masters, will watch as 'punishment'

Phil Mickelson will have to wait ‘til next year to win a Tiger Woods-tying 4th green jacket after missing the cut at the Masters for the first time since 1997. The least Phil Mickelson can do after missing the cut at Augusta for theShow More Summary

Masters scores and results: Adam Scott, Jordan Spieth emerge as late challengers to Bubba Watson

No one from the late tee times was going to challenge Bubba Watson's multi-shot lead, but some world-class players are in position inside the top 10 and ready to make a run with 36 holes to go in the Masters. We've hit the midpoint of...Show More Summary

2014 Masters: Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia, Dustin Johnson miss the cut

Phil Mickelson played better on Friday, but not quite well enough to make the Masters cut. He's one of a few notable names headed home early. Phil Mickelson made a little Masters history on Friday, but not the kind he was probably hoping for. Show More Summary

Bubba Watson charges to top of Masters leaderboard after 5 straight birdies

Bubba goes on a ballistic birdie barrage to take a commanding lead at Augusta. Bubba Watson made his first bogey of the week on his 27th hole on Friday at Augusta (the par-4 ninth), one of only two blemishes in an otherwise flawlessShow More Summary

Rory McIlroy nearly takes out Adam Scott with wild shot, explores new parts of Augusta

A wild tee ball from Rory McIroy just misses Adam Scott on the next tee, and the Northern Irishman goes wandering in the woods again at Augusta. Rory McIlroy loves exploring new parts of Augusta National Golf Club. He famously pull-hooked one off the course on No. Show More Summary

Bubba Watson opts for an interesting mid-round snack

This is why it's important to put a snack in your golf bag. Augusta National is famous for its plentiful and inexpensive food options. Many opt for a pimento cheese sandwich. Others go for a club sandwich, biscuit, any number of options. Show More Summary

Sergio Garcia almost falls in a sand trap, laughter ensues

Everyone's favorite punching bag desperately avoids a tumble into the beach. Sergio Garcia is often the subject of hostile and mocking quips, and we almost had some wonderful material to add to the library of Sergio schadenfreude. The...Show More Summary

One year later, Tiger Woods' flagstick fiasco and illegal drop remains a Masters flash point

Would Tiger Woods have finally cadged that elusive 15th major if his ball had missed the flagstick on the 15th green at Augusta in 2013? We’ll never know, but the controversy endures a year later at the Masters. Tiger Woods may be watching and tweeting about the Masters from home this week, but the injured world No. Show More Summary

The best and worst from day 1 at the Masters, and quick predictions for the 2nd Round

After months of counting down and waiting, the Masters finally arrived on Thursday, and with it came the usual spread of wonderful play and shots along with ghastly moments. The Masters is one day old, and while Tiger Woods' absenceShow More Summary

After 18 holes, we already know who will win the 2014 Masters

They've only played 18 holes at Augusta, but with the help of some Masters history and the process of elimination, we can already pick the winner. The green jacket won't be awarded until Sunday, but we don't need to wait that long to figure out who will claim it. Show More Summary

Lee Westwood goes for confusing, perilous journey in the woods of Augusta

Lee Westwood goes on the most amusing adventure of the day at Augusta. Lee Westwood wasn't the first person to go off the course and onto the pine straw of Amen Corner, but his adventure was the most amusing of the day. Playing in the...Show More Summary

Jason Dufner implodes with this ugly quadruple bogey at Augusta's 13th hole

He's going to need an extra-large pinch after this disastrous sequence up around the 13th green. We're only halfway through the first round of the Masters, but it appears Jason Dufner will not be going back-to-back in the major championships. Show More Summary

Miguel Angel Jimenez busts a move at Augusta

He's known for his stretching routines and love for cigars, but Miguel Angel Jimenez also has some dance moves. Miss a little putt, do a little dance, Miguel Angel Jimenez is getting down at the Masters. Jimenez's moves are pretty smooth, but is he better dancer than Tiger Woods, Billy Horschel or Brandt Snedeker?

Phil Mickelson makes a mess of 2 holes, stumbles to opening round 76 at Masters

It was not the start the three-time Masters champ needed, with two ugly crooked numbers putting him deep down the leaderboard at Augusta. Phil Mickelson did not play his way out of the 2014 Masters on Thursday, but a steady round was thrown off by a pair of ugly 7s on each side at Augusta National. Show More Summary

Masters 2014 scores and results: Bill Haas leads Adam Scott, Bubba Watson 1 back

The first round of the 2014 Masters is in the books and while Bill Haas is in front, three major championship winners are one off the lead. It was a picturesque day at Augusta National on Thursday, and while blue skies and plenty of sun make for a great setting, it created some challenging playing conditions for the 2014 Masters field. Show More Summary

Adam Scott, Rory McIlroy open strong to get in top 10 at the Masters

Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy made a few mistakes in their opening rounds Thursday at the Masters, but the co-favorites to win this week at Augusta will enter Friday firmly in contention. Adam Scott put an error at Amen Corner behind him...Show More Summary

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