Posted April 04, 2013 on
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Ten facts about the 77th Masters, starting on Thursday at Augusta National Golf Club:
1. THE GUY IN A RED SHIRT WANTS ANOTHER GREEN JACKET
Tiger Woods won the Masters four times in his first nine years on the U.S. PGA Tour. Since then, he has been shut out. Woods has gone seven years since he last won at Augusta National, his longest drought in any of the majors. Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus first played a practice round with Woods when he was an amateur, and they predicted he would win more green jackets than their 10 combined. And at age 37, Woods is not even halfway there.
2. HALFWAY HOME
Rory McIlroy is only 23 and already is halfway home to the career Grand Slam. He already has won the U.S. Open and the U.S. PGA Championship. A green jacket would give him the third leg of the Grand Slam. McIlroy had a four-shot lead going into the final round at Augusta in 2011 and shot 80. He was one shot out of the lead going into the weekend last year and went 77-76. If he wins this y...
BEST OF MAXIM
Following Tiger’s third win of the season last week at Bay Hill, Sports Illustrated granted Tiger with their latest cover. The spread shows the back of Tiger and has the word “Back” in bold letters. I’m also glad I took the damn time to type that out, no way you could have gotten that from the below photo. *facepalm*
You can take a look back HERE of all Tiger’s past...
The way he’s been playing, Tiger Woods has a great shot at earning yet another green jacket at the 2013 Masters.
If and when he rocks that legendary coat, he’ll have a sweet pair of custom-made Nike kicks to go with it.
Nike recently sent Tiger some personalized green shoes, dubbed on his Facebook page as “Custom Swag from Nike Golf,” as he and the rest of the world’s best...
Tiger Woods is back on top of the world and now he has a custom pair of green Nike Masters shoes to get his swag on with.
This is some extremely rare footage of an adolescent Tiger Woods giving an interview before all the fame, fortune, scandal and an evolving redemption.
In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s good to be Tiger Woods. That remains true despite all the rigmarole revolving around the crumbling of his marriage from Elin Nordegren in light of his rampant skirt-chasing and how the sordid details of it all has continued to hang around his neck like an albatross all these years later. Tiger, always the devoted father, appears to be putting...
Tiger Woods is looking pretty Tiger-like coming into the Masters this year. He won his last two tournaments, and the official odds of him winning the Masters this year have only risen as the major approaches.
Even defending champ Bubba Watson knows the newly resurgent Woods will be hard to beat in this one. He had an interesting strategy when CNN’s Piers Morgan asked him about...
Tiger Woods in a green jacket once felt like an annual
celebration of spring, as regular as the azaleas bursting with
color at Augusta National.
Tiger Woods in a green jacket once felt like an annual celebration of spring, as regular as the azaleas bursting with color at Augusta National.
Now it's more like a fading memory.
It has been eight years since Woods rolled in a 15-foot birdie putt to win the Masters in a playoff for his fourth green jacket. He appeared to be well on his way to living up to that audacious prediction...
OJ Simpson and Oscar Pistorius subbed for Tiger Woods in Nike ad spoof
Oscar Pistorius and OJ Simpson are among a few athletes who are featured in a spoof of a recent Nike ad and it raises a few questions.
When Tiger Woods appeared in his latest Nike ad that proclaimed “WINNING TAKES CARE OF EVERYTHING,” it was met with mixed reviews.
Tiger had just won the Arnold...
Bubba Watson held his right arm out to his side and hung his head as his tee shot sailed toward the woods to the right of the 10th fairway at Augusta National. For a moment, it looked as though he would be the latest victim of what perennially is the toughest hole at the Masters.
What followed was a great escape and a green jacket.
''If I have a swing, I've got a shot...
A look at the Masters by the numbers:
0 - Bunkers found on the 14th hole.
1 - Number of years it took Fuzzy Zoeller to win the Masters.
$1.50 - Cost of a pimiento cheese sandwich.
2 - Gene Sarazen's score on the par-5 15th hole in the 1935 Masters.
3 - Bridges at Augusta National.
4 - Tom Weiskopf's runner-up finishes at the Masters.
5 - Largest first-round lead, by...