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Bubba Watson plays night golf in China
  Immediately after his reign as Masters champion came to an end on Sunday, Bubba Watson jetted halfway around the globe to China, where he's playing in the European Tour's inaugural Shenzhen International this week.   Bubba got
16 Apr 2015 - 7:07pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy beats Jamie Dornan in a game of Circular Soccer
  Rory McIlroy might not have won the Masters on Sunday, but he appears to be a champion at Circular Soccer.   Never heard of Circular Soccer? Well, me neither until today. Individuals or small teams can play, and the object is to shoot a soccer ball into a three-sided "Tri-Goal" set up in the middle of the field. FIFA, soccer's worldwide governing body, is said to be exploring it as a way to get kids into the game, and I can see how it would be a good training aid as well.   MORE: Rory McIlroy inspired by company he keeps in gym at Augusta National   Anyway, two of its early adopters are Rory McIlroy and his fellow Norther Irishman Jamie Dornan, who is most famous for his recent role as Christan Grey in "50 Shades of Grey." The two squared off for a quick game, and McIlroy – an avid fan of both soccer and rugby – displayed some fancy footwork in defeating his countryman in their light-hearted match.   Check out the highlights:         
15 Apr 2015 - 3:15pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods' wrist 'fine' after hitting tree root at Masters, his agent says
  One of the lasting images of Sunday's final round at the Masters was Tiger Woods crying out in pain after he hit a shot out of the pine straw on the par-4 ninth hole at Augusta National.   After his round, Woods explained that he h
15 Apr 2015 - 2:22pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth's handwritten thank-you note foreshadows Masters win
On Monday afternoon, I spoke to 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III about a number of different topics.
15 Apr 2015 - 11:54am - 0 Comments
2015 RBC Heritage: Five players to watch
A week removed from one of the most stressful, grinding weeks of the year -- the Masters -- the PGA Tour collectively exhales for the perfect post-Masters getaway to relaxing, family-oriented Hilton Head, S.C., for the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town.
15 Apr 2015 - 10:40am - 0 Comments
Spieth-McIlroy rivalry blooms
Augusta, Ga. -- The public's thirst for the next big thing is so unquenchable that often the thirst persists even before the previous big thing has departed.
14 Apr 2015 - 1:22pm - 0 Comments
Piece of Eisenhower Tree heading to Eisenhower presidential library
  Now that the Masters is over, all the players, tournament officials, volunteers and patrons are heading home.
13 Apr 2015 - 2:37pm - 0 Comments
Five surprises from the 2015 Masters
The first major championship of 2015, the Masters, is in the books. Jordan Spieth, 21, started strong last Thursday and never looked back on his way to a record-tying victory at Augusta National. Here's a look at five surprises from the final day of the Masters.
13 Apr 2015 - 9:37am - 0 Comments
Jacksonville Jaguars mascot wins Players Championship charity event
  As part of the build-up to the PGA Tour's forthcoming Players Championship, the tournament held a little golf competition on Wednesday.
12 Apr 2015 - 11:51pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth wins 2015 Masters Tournament
  AUGUSTA, Ga. – Jordan Spieth tapped in his final putt to cap off a record performance and bent over in relief.
12 Apr 2015 - 5:39pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Slick chip-in for Hunter Mahan at par-3 fourth hole
The final round of the Masters always promises drama.
12 Apr 2015 - 3:10pm - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson's approach on No. 2 sets up short eagle putt
Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson won't be successfully defending his title this year, but he will pick up a pair of crystal goblets, thanks to this eagle on the par-5 second hole in the final round on Sunday.
12 Apr 2015 - 2:01pm - 0 Comments
Jimmy Walker may have hit the signature shot of this Masters
Jimmy Walker was a pre-tournament favorite coming into this Masters. He's not going to win -- he started the final round 16 shots behind 54-hole leader Jordan Spieth -- but it looks early on like he's going to do everything he can to make the best out of his final round.
12 Apr 2015 - 12:23pm - 0 Comments
2015 Masters: Top 5 surprises from Round 3
Saturday was Moving Day at the Masters. And it sure didn't disappoint. Here's a look at five surprises during the third round at Augusta National.
11 Apr 2015 - 8:06pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods off to hot start on Moving Day
For many, Tiger Woods just making the cut at Augusta National this week would have been reason enough to think things are headed in the right direction for the 14-time major winner. But, that probably wasn't going to be enough to satisfy Woods.
11 Apr 2015 - 2:34pm - 0 Comments
Watch: Morgan Hoffmann holes out from 123 yards
Morgan Hoffmann, playing in his first Masters, created a moment on Saturday that he'll forever remember from his first trip to the hallowed grounds of Augusta National.
11 Apr 2015 - 11:55am - 0 Comments
2015 Masters: Top 5 surprises from Round 2
Weather was supposed to be the story of the day from Round 2 of the Masters, but luckily it held off and we were treated to another spectacular day of golf from Augusta National. Along with the weather staying away, these were the five biggest surprises on Friday:
10 Apr 2015 - 7:05pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth sets new 36-hole Masters scoring record
Jordan Spieth looks like a man on a mission at Augusta National this week and that mission is to win the green jacket come Sunday evening. The 21-year-old backed up his magnificent 8-under 64 in Round 1 with a dazzling 6-under 66 in Round 2 on Friday.
10 Apr 2015 - 2:55pm - 0 Comments
Henrik Stenson snaps club in frustration at Masters
Henrik Stenson may not have a major championship on his resume, but he's three-quarters of the way to a career grand slam when it comes to club snapping.
10 Apr 2015 - 2:33pm - 0 Comments