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PGA Tour pros would rather win The Players Championship than Olympic gold

It’s not exactly a news flash, but the annual Golf.com anonymous poll of PGA and LPGA Tour players makes it clear that winning a gold medal at the Olympics just doesn’t make the cut when compared with winning a major title. PGA TourShow More Summary

Canned and bottled beverages pay the ultimate price in honor of John Daly’s 50th birthday

John Daly, upon turning 50 on Thursday, inspired tributes and looks back at the highs and lows, the shirted and shirtless, the shoed and the shoeless moments of his colorful and controversial career. None, however, seemed quite so fitting or sentimental as his son recalling dad smacking a golf ball off a beer can. Like father, like son. Show More Summary

Davis Love III wants Tiger Woods on his Ryder Cup team

Tiger Woods has yet to make his latest comeback to the PGA Tour after yet another in a seemingly never-ending series of injuries, but Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III is ready to pencil him in as a player on the U.S. team come September...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods plays golf in front of actual people, remains mum on comeback plans

Tiger Woods, who continues to make progress toward a return to the PGA Tour, tees it up for five holes of pressure-free golf at Bluejack National. Tiger Woods, who has registered to compete in the U.S. Open in June, played his firstShow More Summary

Insomniac Jason Day will ‘hit the gym’ during much-needed break from golf

Jason Day sounds as if he’s been running on fumes for a while, so the world No. 1 plans a brief break from the PGA Tour to reenergize and prepare for the hectic stretch drive of the 2016 golf season. The weekly grind of the golf season is taking a toll on the world’s No. Show More Summary

Bryson DeChambeau earns $260K in pro golf debut, charters private jet home

A week after earning low-amateur honors at the Masters, one of the game's top young stars finishes inside the top 5 at the RBC Heritage and can actually take the money home this time. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom:...Show More Summary

Zach Johnson misses Masters cut after calling late penalty on himself

This is a brutal way to lose a chance at 36 more holes at the Masters. Zach Johnson walked off Augusta National on Friday afternoon thinking he was 6-over for the Masters and probably not going to make the cut. As Jordan Spieth started...Show More Summary

Masters 2016 leaderboard and results: Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy lead at Augusta!

The people get what they want at the midpoint at Augusta -- Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy are 1-2 and will play together in the third round of the Masters. The golf gods have blessed us at the 2016 edition of the Masters. We've been...Show More Summary

Ian Poulter executes perfect helicopter club toss after shanking shot

When you hit an awful shank, this is the way to react in the moment. Ian Poulter is no Webb Simpson when it comes to in-tournament shanks, but he does have a little bit of a history of launching hosel rockets. The Englishman, often a heckling target of the American crowds on the PGA Tour, has been playing well enough at the Masters. Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth puts on a Tiger-esque show in Masters defense opener

Jordan Spieth cards a 6-under in a sensational opening round but going bogey-free is what really impresses the reigning Masters champ. So much for Jordan Spieth coming into the defense of his wire-to-wire Masters title not quite in major...Show More Summary

Masters 2016: Live updates, scores, leaderboard, highlights and more from Augusta National

The Masters is a golf tournament unlike any other. Here's a little background and updated results and storylines as the week progresses. Hello, friends. The 2016 Masters Tournament is here. From the world-famous Augusta National Golf...Show More Summary

Masters honorary starter Jack Nicklaus tears up with Arnold Palmer on 1st tee

The ceremonial tee shots from the Masters honorary starters is one of the great traditions at Augusta and this year's was the most emotional in a long time. Arnold Palmer took on the Masters tradition of honorary starter in 2007 and has been a fixture on the first tee on Thursday mornings ever since. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods confirms he's now making full swings with his driver

With reports that he looks fit and is going all out on the practice range, Tiger Woods may be nearing a timetable for his return to golf. Tiger Woods, missing from the Augusta National tee sheet for the second time in three years, confirmed...Show More Summary

Masters Par 3 Contest 2016 results: Jimmy Walker sets new scoring record at Augusta

A wild Par-3 contest set a new record for holes-in-one and overall score. If you have Jimmy Walker in one of the many Masters pools that now exist, you may want to make a late Wednesday night change. That's because Walker went out at the Par-3 Contest and lit Augusta National on fire, setting a new record for the Wednesday afternoon tradition. Show More Summary

80-year-old Gary Player makes Par-3 Contest history with a hole-in-one

Last year, Jack Nicklaus stole the show at the Masters Par-3 Contest when he made a hole-in-one. This year, Nicklaus got to sit back and watch as Gary Player did the same. The 80-year-old Player became the oldest player to make an ace...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods shows up at Masters Champions Dinner and loves Jordan Spieth's BBQ

Tiger Woods catches up with old friends at Augusta during Jordan Spieth’s Champions Dinner. For someone the golf world long considered a reluctant team player, Tiger Woods really enjoys these group gatherings. Some seven weeks afterShow More Summary

Jordan Spieth tries to dodge future ‘Crying Jordan’ meme

Jordan Spieth plans every off-course move so totally that he worried as soon as he rubbed his face during a pre-Masters press conference that his woebegone expression may one day go viral. Jordan Spieth is nothing if not media and, especially, social media-savvy. Show More Summary

Fred Couples will miss his first Masters in 22 years with a back injury

Boom Boom is an Augusta icon but his notoriously bad back will keep him from playing the 2016 Masters. Fred Couples, the winner of the 1992 Masters, has withdrawn from the 2016 edition due to back problems. Couples has a notoriously balky back that always gives him trouble during rounds, and occasionally puts him on the sidelines altogether. Show More Summary

Everything you need to know about the 2016 Masters

From the field to the course and everything in between, get to know the 2016 Masters. The 2016 Masters kicks off on Thursday morning at Augusta National Golf. This year marks the 80th Masters tournament, and features another loaded field. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods' agent 'absolutely' expects him back on the course in 2016

This week Tiger Woods will miss the Masters for the second time in his 20-year career at Augusta, but once-grim estimates about his return to the game may to be improving. In the world of Tiger Woods injury speculation, this rather unspecific...Show More Summary

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