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Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Rory McIlroy puts blinders on for shot at career grand slam
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — He's the No. 1 player in the world, winner of the last two majors and star of a poignant new Nike commercial he admits to having watched — but only once.
Bubba seeks 3rd green jacket: 'If I can do it, anybody can'
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Watson was strolling up to the ninth green, toward the Augusta National clubhouse and that towering oak tree, when he was struck by a fact that still seems a bit unreal. He's won the Masters not just once, but twice.
Tiger Woods to play in Par 3 competition at the Masters
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — This is one competition Tiger Woods doesn't mind losing. He's playing in the Par 3 Tournament at the Masters. Woods typically skips the Wednesday afternoon tradition at Augusta National. But he had a couple of reasons to play this year.
New generation of golfers trained by Tiger
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods was that larger-than-life figure in a red shirt who was always winning. At least it seemed that way to a growing television audience that included a bunch of kids from all over the world. Rory McIlroy was one of them. So was Jordan Spieth.
2015 Masters: 10 players to watch
Finally. It's here -- the season's first major championship, the Masters. It's been eight long months since the last major, when Rory McIlroy took the PGA Championship at Valhalla. Since then, anyone who loves golf has been dying for the Masters to get here.
Compton's story keeps UGA in Masters limelight
AUGUSTA -- Erik Compton was playing his Masters practice round with Jim Furyk on Monday morning when he spotted his dad on the third hole. The sighting of Peter Compton unleashed something in father and son and created a scene that Compton described as "a little emotional."
Woods remains big draw at Augusta National
Though he's no longer thought to be an automatic favorite to contend, Tiger Woods still drew the biggest gallery on Monday. He started hitting practice balls around 3:30 p.m. and the people began to gather, scrutinizing every chip and drive.
Monday, April 06, 2015
Ping to sell 5,000 pink G30 drivers, share proceeds with Bubba Watson Foundation
  Over the past six months or so, the G30 driver from Ping has emerged as a true success story, as it has become golf's best-selling driver over that time period.
Tiger Woods arrives at Masters, and guessing game begins in earnest
  AUGUSTA, Ga.
Masters A to Z: Everything you need to know about Augusta National
  To begin building your appetite for this week's Masters, here's an A to Z guide that I update every year for the tournament, held at Augusta National Golf Club:   A: Amen Corner.
Erik Compton playing Masters with a lot of heart(s) – he's on his third
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – We're suckers for athletes who play with a lot of heart.
How much is J.B. Holmes' putter worth?
  J.B. Holmes won the Shell Houston Open with one of the strangest statistical splits in recent PGA Tour history.
Five young golfers, from Spieth to Henley, to watch at 2015 Masters
  Led by Jordan Spieth, several young American golfers could have an impact at this week's Masters.
10 storylines to follow at the 2015 Masters at Augusta National
  Masters Week – among the most magical on the sports calendar – is upon us.
Nike's new golf ad 'Ripple' highlights Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy recently admitted that he not only idolized Tiger Woods growing up, but he wrote a letter to his hero telling him he'd be his rival one day.
Nine tips to help junior golfers
Golf is unique treat that can be enjoyed at any age. Teach a child to play and they’ll have a foundation in place for decades of enjoyment on the course alongside friends and family.
Sunday, April 05, 2015
Brittany Lincicome tops Stacy Lewis to win ANA Inspiration in playoff
  RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of April 5, 2015
  What equipment did J.B. Holmes and the week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Adam Scott to use long putter at Masters, and rest of 2015 majors
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Adam Scott showed up at Augusta National on Sunday with a familiar friend — his long putter.
J.B. Holmes rides hot start to playoff victory in Shell Houston Open
  HOUSTON (AP) – J.B.