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Friday, April 10, 2015
Erik Compton makes cut at Masters, then discovers his wife on crutches
  AUGUSTA – Erik Compton was just fine Friday afternoon.
No more flowing hair for Charley Hoffman, but a shot at a jacket
  AUGUSTA, Ga.
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.
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.
News and notes from Day 2 at the Masters as they happen
  7:17 P.M.: Jordan Spieth will go to the third round of the Masters with a five-stroke lead, matching the largest 36-hole advantage in tournament history.    Spieth set the record for lowest score midway through th
Tiger Woods remains top theater at the Masters
AUGUSTA -- Whether he's driving a tee shot into the woods ("I played the wrong shot there") or rediscovering magic with his short game ("It's my strength again"), at least one thing about Tiger Woods remained a constant Thursday: He's great theater.
Watch: Thongchai Jaidee holes out from 98 yards
Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee earned himself a pair of crystal goblets early in the second round of the Masters on Friday. Playing the par-4 third hole, Jaidee holed out his second shot from 98 yards for an eagle.
Looking back: 10-year anniversary of the famous Tiger Woods Masters chip
Where does the time go? Hard to believe, but it was 10 years ago today -- April 10, 2005 -- during the final round of the Masters that Tiger Woods hit one of his all-time highlight-reel shots.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Ernie Els tied for second after first round, optimistic about Masters
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Ernie Els' love-hate relationship with the Masters is trending in the right direction again.    The four-time major winner made a nice recovery from the trees to save par at No.
Rory McIlroy reasonably happy with opening 71, tries not to look ahead
  AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Rory McIlroy knows full well what he can accomplish this week at the Masters.
Tiger Woods not in vintage form at Masters, but not bad, either
  AUGUSTA, Ga.
Russell Henley and Bubba Watson lead UGA contingent after Day 1
  AUGUSTA – For one day at least, Bubba Watson wasn't the lead Dawg at the Masters.
2015 Masters: Top 5 surprises from Round 1
After a spectacular first day from the 79th Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, here are the five biggest surprises from Round 1:
Watch: Matt Kuchar chips in for eagle on No. 13
The par-5 13th hole at Augusta National -- the final hole on the three-hole Amen Corner loop -- is arguably the most beautiful on the course. And that's saying something, because there are so many gorgeous holes out there.
Brush with Masters legends sends Charley Hoffman to first-round 67
  AUGUSTA, Ga. – At daybreak Thursday on the Augusta National practice range, Charley Hoffman couldn't help but acknowledge the moment.   As he prepared for his 7:45 a.m.
McIlroy successfully avoids celebrity trap
Augusta, Ga. -- He became known internationally as a teen phenom, became the top-ranked player in the world, dated an internationally famous female athlete, embraced weightlifting and strung together an impressive run of major championships at a remarkably young age.
Turn back the clock: Tom Watson opens with 1-under 71
If there's one thing we've learned through the years at Augusta National, it's that it pays to have experience.
Danny Willett holes roller coaster, 64-foot putt for eagle
The greens at Augusta National are just so undulating and so fast. Take this putt you're about to see form Danny Willett on the par-5 13th for instance.
Beautiful approach sets up short eagle putt for Charley Hoffman
The great thing about the two par 5s on Augusta National's back nine -- Nos. 13 and 15 -- is they're both terrific risk/reward holes. Hit a great drive? You have a legit shot to reach the green in two. However, mishit that approach and doom beckons in the form of water.
News and notes from Day 1 at the Masters as they happen
  7:37 P.M.: Jordan Spieth was already one of the hottest players on the PGA Tour.    He showed no signs of letting up at the Masters.    There are still three rounds to go, b