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COLUMBUS, Ohio – “I thought we might get to that.” Jack Nicklaus expelled a hearty laugh when he playfully chided a television reporter who waited for the obligatory niceties to pass before he asked golf’s 18-time major winner about the exploits of golf’s newly minted 15-time major winner. Any conversation about golf is likely to
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On Saturday afternoon of this year’s Masters, my colleague Matt Rudy spotted Gary Player coming out of Augusta National’s clubhouse. Matt knew I was looking to recreate a photograph of Player taken by one of Golf Digest’s earliest editors during the 1957 Masters. That was Player’s first Masters, and he was only 21. Sixty two
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6:39 PM ET Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. — The player who takes the fewest strokes might not win the Tour Championship because of the previously announced radical scoring change for the FedEx Cup in which the top seed will start at 10-under par with a two-shot advantage. The PGA Tour will continue to keep a
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5:31 PM ET Associated Press An average of 10.8 million people watched the CBS coverage of the final round of the Masters as Tiger Woods got his first victory in a major in 11 years. CBS said in a release that it was the most-watched morning golf broadcast since 1987, which is the earliest data
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The PGA Tour makes its lone stop in South Carolina this week for the RBC Heritage, held at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island since the tournament’s inception in 1969. It is one of five tournaments given invitational status on tour, with a much smaller field of 132 players that can qualify based
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AUGUSTA, Ga. — The history books choose to ignore this, but Tiger Woods and I turned pro on the same day. In August 1996, the morning after watching Woods come from behind to win his third straight U.S. Amateur, I drove my Nissan Sentra to my first real job at a now-defunct monthly sports magazine.
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2:13 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he will present Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Woods won his fifth Masters title Sunday, overcoming personal and professional adversity to once more claim the green jacket. Trump tweeted Monday that he spoke to Woods and congratulated him on “the great
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10:56 AM ET A collector struck at the perfect time to own a piece of Tiger Woods history, winning an auction Saturday to own Woods’ backup putter from 2000. The Scotty Cameron Newport 2 GSS sold on GreenJacketAuctions.com for $88,809.60 a day before Woods won his 15th major at the Masters. This is not the
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1:23 AM ET AUGUSTA, Ga. — Past winners of the Masters gathered upstairs in the champions’ locker room because they understood what they were watching and knew they needed to do something special for Eldrick Tiger Woods. Bernhard Langer, Bubba Watson, Zach Johnson, Adam Scott — they all realized they could not just close up
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AUGUSTA, Ga. — They were lined up 15 deep around the first tee for final group in the 83rd Masters, feeding ravenously off anticipation and the effervescence of Tiger Woods, wearing red, chomping gum and stalking another major title. It was everything you would expect. Just not before breakfast. The hour, 9:20 a.m., is usually
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3:31 PM ET Some bookmakers, from Nevada to New Jersey, didn’t believe Tiger Woods would win the Masters. It was an expensive miscalculation. Woods won the Masters on Sunday, his first major title since the 2008 U.S. Open and first win at Augusta National since 2005. Woods was listed among the top tier of contenders,
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4:32 PM ET AUGUSTA, Ga. — The ground shook and the pine trees swayed and the playground that is Augusta National was his again. Tiger Woods, walking up the 18th fairway, an improbable victory in his sights, barely betraying a hint of emotion, was about to be a major champion. For the 15th time. Fourteen
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12:43 PM ET AUGUSTA, Ga. — Three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson had some fun at Matt Kuchar‘s expense before his third round Saturday. Mickelson videoed himself driving down fabled Magnolia Lane on Saturday morning. During the video, which Mickelson posted to social media, he said he was looking forward to his pairing with Kuchar, but
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AUGUSTA, Ga. — Welcome to the Masters morning rundown, your one-stop shop to catch up on the action from Augusta National. Here’s everything you need to know for the morning of April 13. Tiger featured on packed leader board A five-way tie for first, all of whom have a major title under their belt. Dustin
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