News Archive

  • Sunday, April 14, 2013
  • Masters Notebook: Jason Day and Marc Leishman join in great day for Australians

    By Nancy Armour, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. -- It was a g'day for all the Australians. Not only did Adam Scott win the Masters on Sunday, ending the country's agonizing drought at Augusta National, Jason Day and Marc Leishman gave Australia three golfers in the top four. Day finished...

  • Masters Angel Cabrera comes up big again, just shy of jacket

    By Paul Newberry, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Angel Cabrera usually comes up big in these situations. He did again. It just wasn't enough to win his second green jacket. Cabrera forced a playoff with a brilliant 7-iron to 3 feet on the 72nd hole of the Masters, but he lost to Adam...

  • Adam Scott Masters win has Australians worldwide jubilant

    By Dennis Passa, Associated Press BRISANE, Australia -- It began overnight on social media in Australia, hours before three of the country's best golfers teed off among the top five in the final round of the Masters in that elusive pursuit of a green jacket. Golf fans anxious for...

  • Tiger Woods at Masters unable to recover from ricochet shot

    By Jim Litke, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. -- A Masters that began with such promise for Tiger Woods effectively ended late in the second round, when his near-perfect wedge struck the flagstick at No. 15 and ricocheted into the water. He left the grounds late Sunday afternoon in a steady...

  • Brandt Snedeker falls short at Masters, sheds no tears this time

    By Nancy Armour, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The last time Brandt Snedeker came this close to winning the Masters, he wept uncontrollably, distraught that the tournament he's dreamed of winning since he was a child slipped through his fingers. On Sunday, the only tears after the final...

  • Adam Scott headed to PGA Grand Slam of Golf after Masters win

    First, it was a remarkable 20-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to take the clubhouse lead at 8-under par. Then, it was a scintillating two-hole, sudden-death playoff with Argentina's Angel Cabrera. But, when it was all said and done, Adam Scott claimed his first major championship at Augusta...

  • Adam Scott wins Masters, edging Angel Cabrera in playoff

    Adam Scott became the first Australian player ever to win the Masters Sunday, breaking the Down-Under drought by edging Angel Cabrera with a birdie on the second hole of sudden death.  

  • Bubba Watson makes a 10 in his final round as Masters champion

    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Bubba Watson is done with his Masters after shooting a 5-over 77 Sunday that included a 10 on the 12th hole. The defending champion finished the tournament at 7-over 295, 17 shots worse than the 278 he shot a year ago. Watson had no trouble with the 10th hole, where he famously...

  • Guan Tianlang ends Masters with 75, says 'I learned a lot'

    By Nancy Armour, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. -- No matter what the leaderboard says, Guan Tianlang leaves the Masters a winner. Making history from the moment he stepped on the first tee Thursday, the 14-year-old made quite an impression on Augusta National. He finished the week without a...

  • Saturday, April 13, 2013
  • Brandt Snedeker and Angel Cabrera lead Masters after three rounds

    Two-time major champion Angel Cabrera and fast-rising Brandt Snedeker top the scoreboard after three eventful rounds. But another 11 players are within five shots of them.