Phil Mickelson back in black in bid for fourth Masters
Phil Mickelson back in black in bid for fourth Masters

Phil Mickelson wore a salmon-colored shirt Saturday at the Masters to emulate legend Arnold Palmer, but he will be back in black seeking a fourth green jacket in Sunday`s final round.

Phil Mickelson channels Arnold Palmer to close Masters gap
Phil Mickelson channels Arnold Palmer to close Masters gap

Phil Mickelson borrowed a color from Arnold Palmer and channeled his swashbuckling spirit to fire a 67 on Saturday and move within five shots of the Masters lead heading into the final round.

Arnold Palmer to skip Masters Par-3 contest with shoulder injury
Arnold Palmer to skip Masters Par-3 contest with shoulder injury

Arnold Palmer will be a notable absentee from the annual Par-3 event held on the eve of the Masters due to a shoulder injury, Augusta National Golf Club said on Monday.

Augusta Masters grows from humble beginnings to iconic status
Augusta Masters grows from humble beginnings to iconic status

The Masters may be one of the iconic events on the global sporting calendar, but it has not always been held in such high esteem.

Tiger Woods' plane seen at Augusta airport: Report
Tiger Woods' plane seen at Augusta airport: Report

In the first hint that 14-time major champion Tiger Woods will play in next week`s Masters despite recent problems, his plane was seen on Tuesday morning at Augusta Regional Airport.

Matt Every birdies 18 to repeat as Bay Hill champion
Matt Every birdies 18 to repeat as Bay Hill champion

Matt Every sank a tension-packed 17-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to defend his title at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, defeating Sweden`s Henrik Stenson by one stroke.

Henrik Stenson seizes command at Bay Hill as Rory McIlroy fades
Henrik Stenson seizes command at Bay Hill as Rory McIlroy fades

Sweden`s third-ranked Henrik Stenson went four-under on the last four holes to grab a two-stroke lead after Saturday`s third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational while Rory McIlroy`s charge fizzled.

Adrenaline junkie, Morgan Hoffmann getting his kicks at Bay Hill
Adrenaline junkie, Morgan Hoffmann getting his kicks at Bay Hill

For a self-confessed "adrenaline junkie", golf presents its own set of challenges that Morgan Hoffmann enjoys getting to grips with.

Rory McIlroy makes solid start but Morgan Hoffmann grabs lead
Rory McIlroy makes solid start but Morgan Hoffmann grabs lead

World number one Rory McIlroy finally made a solid US start in Thursday`s first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational, but it was Morgan Hoffmann who seized the 18-hole lead at Bay Hill.

Adam Scott, Henrik Stenson in early hunt at Bay Hill
Adam Scott, Henrik Stenson in early hunt at Bay Hill

Adam Scott, Henrik Stenson and Keegan Bradley, taking advantage of superb conditions, were one shot off the pace at the midway mark of the opening round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Thursday.

Rory McIlroy seeks Masters boost at Bay Hill
Rory McIlroy seeks Masters boost at Bay Hill

World number one Rory McIlroy is looking for a strong showing at his first Arnold Palmer Invitational to set him up nicely for a tilt at the Masters next month.

Masters champion bubba Watson pulls out of Bay Hill
Masters champion bubba Watson pulls out of Bay Hill

Masters champion Bubba Watson has withdrawn from this week`s Arnold Palmer Invitational after the death of a close friend.

Tiger Woods to miss next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational
Tiger Woods to miss next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational

Tiger Woods will skip next week`s Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Orlando, leaving him with little time to sharpen his game enough for the year`s first major, the April 9-12 Masters.

Rio de Janerio golf course will be ready on time for Rio Olympics: Gil Hanse
Rio de Janerio golf course will be ready on time for Rio Olympics: Gil Hanse

The Rio de Janeiro golf course for next year`s Olympic Games will be ready for the start of competition in just under 18 months` time, according to designer Gil Hanse.

Former US PGA Tour pro retracts Tiger Woods ban claims
Former US PGA Tour pro retracts Tiger Woods ban claims

Former US PGA Tour player Dan Olsen on Monday retracted a claim that Tiger Woods has been suspended for a month after Woods` agent and tour officials strongly denied the statement.

Golfing great Billy Casper dead at 83
Golfing great Billy Casper dead at 83

US golfing great Billy Casper, who had the seventh most PGA Tour wins but was still considered one of the game's most underrated players, died of a heart attack Saturday at the age of 83, ESPN reported.

Birthday boy Bubba Watson wants to shed bad boy image
Birthday boy Bubba Watson wants to shed bad boy image

Double US Masters champion Bubba Watson turned 36 on Wednesday and said he needs to turn over a new leaf after admitting his mother scolds him over his behaviour on and off the course.

'Big Three' get 78th Masters under way in bright sunshine

In front of a huge crowd, the `Big Three` of Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player launched the 78th Masters on Thursday while Adam Scott prepared to begin his title defence later in the day.

Palmer `amazed` but also perplexed by young guns

It has been 50 years since Arnold Palmer won the last of his four Masters titles and he is amazed at what he sees in the modern game.

Strange backs Scott to respond to adversity

Curtis Strange was shocked by Adam Scott`s meltdown at last month`s Arnold Palmer Invitational but the double U.S. Open champion believes the Australian will bounce back at this week`s Masters.