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Augusta Masters: Five golfers to watch

Five players to watch at the 82nd Masters, which begins Thursday at Augusta National Golf Club.

Apr 04, 2018, 22:08 PM IST

US Masters: Tiger Woods issues warning shot to rivals

Woods, who has missed three of the previous four Masters due to back problems, called himself a "walking miracle" and said he is feeling the best he has in "seven, eight years" heading into Thursday`s opening round.

Apr 04, 2018, 08:58 AM IST

Golf: With Tiger Woods's return, Masters will be more than a one-man show

Woods will attract the most attention, at least for the first two rounds, but Justin Thomas, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy loom as the players to beat among the many who are peaking at just the right time.

Apr 03, 2018, 10:23 AM IST

Tiger Woods favoured, but history against Augusta victory

Tiger Woods's odds of winning the Masters have shrunk with every birdie of his 2018 comeback campaign, but in reality the 42-year-old superstar faces a daunting task in his bid to add a 15th major title to his resume a decade after his last Grand Slam victory.

Mar 30, 2018, 10:21 AM IST

Willett aiming to give "Big Three" a run for their money

Having snatched an unlikely and spectacular first major victory at the weekend, Danny Willett`s next target is to give Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy a run for their money at the top of golf`s world rankings.

Apr 13, 2016, 00:20 AM IST

Augusta Masters: Anirban Lahiri relaxes at par-3 contest

The Par-3 Contest is said to be jinxed as no winner of this fun event had ever won the main event in the same year.

Apr 07, 2016, 21:42 PM IST

Adam Scott reunites with Masters-winning caddie

Adam Scott has reunited with his US Masters winning caddie Steve Williams as the Australian attempts to revive his on course fortunes, the PGA Tour said on Tuesday.

Jun 02, 2015, 18:53 PM IST

Anirban Lahiri concludes Augusta Masters campaign at tied 49th

Anirban Lahiri drew the curtains on his 2015 Augusta Masters campaign with a string of 18 pars to total four-over 292 to finish tied 49th at the world's most famous golf tournament.

Apr 13, 2015, 10:15 AM IST

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.

Apr 05, 2015, 23:46 PM IST

Boarding card in hand, Rory McIlroy ready to take flight

Scribbled on the back of an airline boarding card is the 2015 game plan for the world`s best golfer, a top secret to-do list that Rory McIlroy has folded and securely tucked away in his wallet.

Apr 05, 2015, 23:42 PM IST

Rory McIlroy admits love for golf has diminished

World No.1 golfer Rory McIlroy admits his love for the sport has diminished over the years.

Apr 04, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

Caddie Carl Jackson, an iconic figure at Augusta Masters

Carl Jackson has a lifetime of memories from Augusta National where he has caddied in every Masters since 1961 bar one, and is one of the remaining few in a dying breed -- black caddies who have worked at the iconic venue.

Apr 04, 2015, 20:43 PM IST

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.

Mar 31, 2015, 23:07 PM IST

Murdaca wins Asia-Pacific Amateur to qualify for Masters

Australia`s Antonio Murdaca will play in the 2015 Augusta Masters and the British Open Qualifying Series this year after winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship at Royal Melbourne on Sunday.

Oct 26, 2014, 12:58 PM IST

Rigel Fernandes top Indian at 10th, Udayan Mane slips in Asia-Pacific golf

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.

Oct 25, 2014, 20:21 PM IST

Greg Norman almost severs hand with chainsaw

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.

Sep 14, 2014, 20:29 PM IST

Leishman makes early charge at Masters

Australia`s Marc Leishman opened with three birdies Friday to seize the early second-round lead at the 78th Masters with major winners Bubba Watson and Louis Oosthuizen in hot pursuit.

Apr 11, 2014, 20:48 PM IST

McIlroy, Scott will leave it for late at Augusta Masters

Louis Oosthuizen and Bubba Watson were set for an early charge Friday at the 78th Masters while fellow major champions Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott settled in for a long wait.

Apr 11, 2014, 19:38 PM IST

Masters matters more than football, says Fitzpatrick

Just making the cut would be a dream for this year`s youngest player at the Masters, 19-year-old Englishman Matthew Fitzpatrick, but he could be forgiven for thinking otherwise.

Apr 09, 2014, 18:01 PM IST

Let the good times roll, says red-hot Scott

Adam Scott will appreciate some time off to stop and smell the roses after a breakthrough year and a maiden major trophy at the US Masters.

Nov 13, 2013, 10:44 AM IST