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Latest golf news, views, player interviews and action from the PGA Tour, European Tour, Ryder Cup and the Ladies Professional Golf Association.

Two bad holes cost Molinari the Masters as he melts under...

The poor finish notwithstanding, the 36-year-old has established himself as one of the best in the world over the past year.

Woods wins Masters to claim first major in 11 years

The triumph also renewed talks of Tiger Woods making a run at Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 majors.

Koepka comfortable to be in chasing pack at Masters

The 3-times major champion launched his drive 332 yards up the fairway and then made an eagle after his approach shot settled 10 feet from the cup.

Woods within striking distance of fifth Green Jacket

A victory would be Woods' fifth, leaving him second behind six-time champion Jack Nicklaus.

Masters adjusts final round schedule over severe storm fears

Forecasts predict severe thunderstorms for late afternoon in the vicinity of the famed course, when leaders would normally be battling for the Green Jacket.

McIlroy happy to make the cut after Masters misfires

The 4-time major winner fired a one-under par 71 to stand on level par 144 in a share of 36th after 36 holes at Augusta National.

Rose suffers cruel cut in first early exit from Augusta

The Englishman's performance was a surprise since he had arrived at the tournament in fine fettle.

Roar returns as Tiger back in contention at Masters

After an ordinary outward nine featuring three birdies offset by a pair of bogeys, Woods embarked on one of his trademark charge.

Woosnam announces retirement from Masters and means it

Woosnam announced three years ago that he had played at the Masters for the last time, but subsequently changed his mind.

Masters play suspended due to dangerous weather

Several prominent players were still on the course when the horn blasted, including Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, who had just hit his tee shot on the par-three 12th.

No comparing Tiger and Golden Bear, says Player

Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus have won 32 majors between them, dominating their respective eras.

Major monster Koepka shares first-round lead at Masters

Brooks Koepka enjoyed a four-hole birdie run from the 12th to pull ahead.

Tiger starts strong, one back of early Masters co-leaders

After a routine par at the opening hole, former world number one Tiger Woods picked up a birdie at the par-five second.

Scott a not-so-slow starter on Masters first round

Scott, who won the Masters in 2013, has achieved only one top-10 finish at Augusta since.

South African Harding grabs Masters lead as Tiger begins

Tiger Woods teeded off in the 83rd Masters opening while James Harding secured the lead.

In-form McIlroy chasing history as 83rd Masters begins

A blistering start in 2019 would not hinder Rory McIlroy to a Grand Slam career.

Par-3 winner Wallace topples old guard, sinks hole-in-one

The contest sees Masters competitors and the old guard play on a truncated course with shorter holes.

No women’s Masters in Augusta National’s future, says chairman

Augusta National held its first women's tournament last week on the same course that will play host to the men's major.

Langer reckons a grey hair would look great in Augusta green

The 61-year-old thinks that sooner or later a grey-haired older player will win a major, perhaps even the Masters.

Mind over matter: Rory brings new approach to Masters

The new formula for the 29-year-old centres around meditation, juggling and mind training.

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