News Archive

  • Friday, April 12, 2013
  • Fred Couples and Bernhard Langer turn back clock to contend at Masters

    By Jim Litke, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Fred Couples and Bernhard Langer briefly turned back the clock during round two of the Masters. The two former Masters champions fell back on years of experience to navigate the tough, windy conditions Friday at Augusta National, climbing steadily up...

  • Masters Notebook: Aussies in position to win

    By Jim Litke, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. -- An Australian golfer has never won the Masters. In fact, they've lost a few in heartbreaking fashion, most famously perhaps by Greg Norman -- twice. But if there's ever a year that appears to have their name on it, this is the one. Jason Day...

  • Jason Day leads Masters after second round, Guan Tianlang makes cut

    Jason Day shot a 68 Friday and leads by one heading into the weekend. Also, 14-year-old Guan Tianlang became the youngest player to make the cut in Masters history.

  • Guan Tianlang receives 1-stroke penalty for slow play

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- History is one of Guan Tianlang's favorite subjects in school. How fitting. Hours after the 14-year-old was the first player ever penalized for slow play at the Masters, he became the youngest player to make the cut at Augusta National. "I made it," he said...

  • Masters Friday second round lead story

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- The Masters took a stunning turn for its youngest player ever, and it may cost 14-year-old Guan Tianlang a chance to play on the weekend at Augusta National. The Chinese eighth-grader was penalized one stroke for slow play late in the second round Friday, believed to be the...

  • Thursday, April 11, 2013
  • Rory McIlroy Masters mistakes negate overall good play

    By Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The 18-footer for birdie on the final hole slid by on the left, another chance lost on a day filled with missed opportunities. Rory McIlroy walked off the green and gave his putter a gentle spank, as if to punish it for letting him down when he...

  • Masters teen star Guan Tianlang plays like old pro in first round

    By Nancy Armour, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Guan Tianlang put off his homework for a few hours, grabbed the snack his mom had made and went out to play with his friends. His playground was Augusta National and the world had tuned in to watch the 14-year-old from China, the youngest player...

  • Masters celebrity couples seen everywhere at Augusta

    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Think of it as power couples instead of Fred Couples. Some of the talk Thursday at the Masters wasn't just about what was happening on the tees and greens, but who was outside the ropes looking in. The No. 1 and No. 2-ranked players in the world, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy,...

  • David Lynn Masters contending in his second straight major

    By Paul Newberry, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. -- David Lynn spotted the leaderboard as he was making the turn in front of Augusta National clubhouse. Yes, it was something to behold. "It's obviously not a bad thing to see your name up there leading the Masters," Lynn said after...

  • Masters Notebook: Dustin Johnson Sergio Garcia Good scores, colorful shirts

    By Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Dustin Johnson and Sergio Garcia played just one group apart Thursday and were only one shot apart on the leaderboard at the Masters. That wasn't terribly confusing, though their shirts were. Viewers around the country had to be doing double...