A highly eventful round with six each of birdies, pars and bogeys saw 18-year-old Mangalore-born but US-based Rigel Fernandes emerge as the top Indian at the end of the third round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships.
Golf great Greg Norman said he was recovering in a US hospital today after almost cutting off his hand with a chainsaw. Australia's former world Number one posted a photo to Instagram of himself lying in a hospital bed with his left arm heavily bandaged.
Teenaged golf player Guan Tianlang has become the youngest golfer to make the cut at a Major with an overall score of four over at the ongoing Augusta National, even though he was penalised for slow play at the event.
The ball had rolled off the green at 14, into the thick fringe and right up to the feet of a young boy and girl. The late-afternoon sun hung low over the tops of the pines, almost directly in their eyes, and so they hadn`t seen the ball until it was literally almost in their laps. As the course marshal ushered them out of their seats and away from the ball, their eyes widened. Tiger Woods, who at this moment was leading the Masters, was approaching.
American Bubba Watson conjured a miraculous par from pine straw to become only the third left-hander to win the Masters with an emotional playoff victory over Louis Oosthuizen at Augusta National on Sunday.