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Charley Hoffman saves par with brilliant bunker hole out

Charley Hoffman
@TheMasters on Twitter
Just when it looked as though Charley Hoffman was making a disaster of the par-4 seventh hole during the third round on Saturday, he holed out from a greenside bunker to save a spectacular par.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Saturday, April 09, 2016 | 12:38 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Rory McIlroy creeping up Masters leaderboard

Rory McIlroy
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Rory McIlroy holed a long birdie putt at the par-3 16th on Friday that helped him pull within three shots of Jordan Spieth.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Friday, April 08, 2016 | 3:55 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Henrik Stenson's daughter may have found key to stopping Jordan Spieth

Henrik Stenson
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Henrik Stenson's young daughter Alice may have found the key to slowing down Jordan Spieth's sprint toward a second straight green jacket.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Friday, April 08, 2016 | 2:09 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Jordan Spieth starts Masters second round with birdie on first hole

Jordan Spieth
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Jordan Spieth wasted no time carrying the momentum from Thursday's 6-under 66 into Round 2 on Friday. The defending Masters champion made a birdie on the very first hole to extend his lead.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Friday, April 08, 2016 | 1:41 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Keegan Bradley wears No. 45 Michael Jordan golf shoes

Keegan Bradley
USA Today Sports Images
Remember that time in 1995 when basketball legend Michael Jordan wore No. 45 instead of his iconic No. 23? Keegan Bradley remembers. He paid homage to MJ's No. 45 with his golf shoes on Thursday at Augusta National in the first round of the Masters.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Friday, April 08, 2016 | 9:25 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Ernie Els six-putts first hole, makes a 9

Ernie Els
ESPN.com
Now this was hard to watch. Facing a two-foot putt for par on the first hole to start the Masters on Thursday, Ernie Els proceeded to seven-putt the first green for a sextuple bogey 10.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Thursday, April 07, 2016 | 2:44 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Brandt Snedeker cans 33-foot birdie from just off fourth green

Brandt Snedeker
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Brandt Snedeker made an unlikely birdie on the par-3 fourth hole Thursday in the first round of the Masters when he curled in a 33-foot putt from just off the back side of the green.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Thursday, April 07, 2016 | 1:59 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Henrik Stenson plays 'Ice, Ice, Baby' on drive down Magnolia Lane

Henrik Stenson
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Unlike six-time Masters champion Jack Nicklaus who was stopped every 20 feet, or so it seemed, on his drive down Magnolia Lane Tuesday, Henrik Stenson's entrance to Augusta National was much different on Wednesday.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Thursday, April 07, 2016 | 7:51 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


80-year-old Gary Player makes hole-in-one

Gary Player
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Eighty-year-old Gary Player, a three-time Masters champion, made the 31st hole-in-one of his career on Wednesday at the seventh hole during the Par 3 Contest at Augusta National.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 | 4:12 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Justin Thomas, Rickie Fowler record back-to-back aces

Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas
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Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler recorded back-to-back holes in one on the fourth hole during Wednesday's Par 3 Contest at Augusta National.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Wednesday, April 06, 2016 | 3:44 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


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