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Tiger Woods tweets about ceremonial opening tee shots
For the first time in his professional career, Tiger Woods is missing the Masters.
10 Apr 2014 - 9:07am - 0 Comments
Honorary starters Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player kick off 78th Masters
At 7:40 this morning, legends Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player kicked off the 78th Masters by striking the ceremonial opening tee shots. All three found the first fairway. Nicklaus was the longest, edging Player by a yard.
10 Apr 2014 - 8:07am - 0 Comments
Caroline Wozniacki shows off bright pink hair at Masters
All the caddies at the Masters – even the kids and family members who do the honors during the Par 3 Contest – are decked out in Augusta National's traditional white coveralls.
9 Apr 2014 - 6:59pm - 0 Comments
Masters draws famous golf fans of all kinds, and their opinions
The Masters is one of those special events that attracts the attention of golf fans everywhere, no matter how serious they are about the game.
9 Apr 2014 - 4:56pm - 0 Comments
2014 Masters Tournament
The first major of the season is upon us. The dogwoods, the azaleas, the magnolias, the towering pines and oak trees -- Augusta National Golf Club in all its glory for what is sure to be yet another fantastic Masters.
9 Apr 2014 - 10:45am - 0 Comments
Par 3 Contest remains one of the best Masters traditions
One of the great Masters traditions lives on today with the playing of the annual Par 3 Contest.
9 Apr 2014 - 8:45am - 0 Comments
Tim Herron Masters scripting goes hilariously off script
In the days leading up to each major, several prominent golf apparel companies reveal the "scripting" – meaning, essentially, the outfits – their players will wear each day during the big event.
7 Apr 2014 - 7:57pm - 0 Comments
Tips to get ready for your golf season
Shake off the cobwebs, folks. Spring is here, temperatures are rising – albeit slower in some places than others – and it’s time to get out on the course and start playing some golf.
7 Apr 2014 - 2:06pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Matt Jones wins playoff with amazing chip-in
How do you finish off a playoff that gets you an invitation to the Masters? By chipping in over a bunker from 42 yards out for birdie, if you're Matt Jones.
6 Apr 2014 - 6:06pm - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson surprises Drive, Chip and Putt entrants at Augusta
Bubba Watson was watching Sunday morning's telecast of the 2014 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship from his hotel room in Augusta, Ga., when he realized he'd rather be there in person to cheer on the 88 boys and girls competing.
6 Apr 2014 - 12:10pm - 0 Comments
Happy 38th birthday, Henrik Stenson
Saturday is the 38th birthday of Sweden's Henrik Stenson, who made history last fall when he became the first player ever to win the FedExCup on the PGA Tour and the Race to Dubai on the European Tour in the same season.   Unfortunately for Henrik, it w
5 Apr 2014 - 1:18am - 0 Comments
Jimmy Fallon chips in from bunker, Mario Batali catches it on video
Just last week, your faithful Golf Buzz entertainment correspondent brought you the scoop on Jimmy Fallon's burgeoning interest in golf.
5 Apr 2014 - 12:44am - 0 Comments
LPGA chief weighs in, Golf Digest responds to comments on Gretzky cover
LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan backed up his players on Friday, issuing a statement that echoed the sentiments of those who criticized Golf Digest for putting Paulina Gretzky on the cover of its May issue.   "Obviously, we're disappointed and fru
4 Apr 2014 - 11:04pm - 0 Comments
LPGA players frustrated by Golf Digest Paulina Gretzky cover
The May cover of Golf Digest featuring Paulina Gretzky -- daughter of hockey great Wayne Gretzky and the fiancée of golfer Dustin Johnson -- has sparked discussion and concern from a number of players on the LPGA.
4 Apr 2014 - 12:45pm - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson stars in new SportsCenter commercial with Stanford Tree
SportsCenter commercials are always good, especially those featuring golfers -- like this one where Scott Van Pelt marvels as Arnold Palmer makes himself an "Arnold Palmer" in the ESPN cafeteria.
4 Apr 2014 - 10:28am - 0 Comments
Hilarious video of Kentucky center Dakari Johnson's golf swing
The NCAA men's basketball Final Four is set for this weekend in Arlington, Texas, with UCONN squaring off against Florida, while Wisconsin takes on Kentucky.
3 Apr 2014 - 1:31pm - 0 Comments
Stadler father-son duo first to compete in same Masters
There's a chance we could see the very first father-son pairing for (at least) the first two rounds of the Masters next week.
3 Apr 2014 - 9:00am - 0 Comments
Jason Dufner gets PGA Championship victory mementos framed
Jason Dufner and wife Amanda have been busy building a new house down in Alabama.
2 Apr 2014 - 11:30pm - 0 Comments
Shell Houston Open
This is it, folks. The Shell Houston Open, which begins Thursday at Golf Club of Houston, is the final tune-up before next week's Masters.
2 Apr 2014 - 9:20am - 0 Comments