Found April 04, 2012 on
Midwest Sports Fans:
The Masters tees off tomorrow, with all eyes sure to be on Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, and Phil Mickelson, the three favorites heading into this year’s event.
Sports fans and CBS executives everywhere are salivating at the thought of those three, or at least two of them, being in contention atop the leaderboard on Sunday.
The infographic below provides some unique historical nuggets about the Masters and Augusta National and provides some of the context and reasoning for why it is described as “a tradition unlike any other.”
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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Don't say he's back.
Or that's he's not.
Tiger Woods could play Augusta National in his sleep, in a daze, in a blizzard or with a ball and chain cuffed at his ankle and still get around in a respectable number of strokes. See where he is at close of light Sunday. Then we'll talk.
A day before the opening...
As Tiger Woods prepares to tee off at the Masters on Thursday, an ESPN report said his half-brother is suffering from multiple sclerosis and is in danger of losing his house, but has not been able to reach the superstar golfer.
Another of Woods' half-brothers, Earl Woods Jr., said Kevin Woods, 52, was diagnosed with the disease in 2009 and has been unable to work, prompting...
Win at Bay Hill like it was 2000, have the world thinking a fifth green jacket's yours for the taking, then show up at the Masters and hit it like it's the bad old days of 2010?
If we're to accept that the majestic ball-striking of two weeks ago represented a watershed in the Sean Foley era - or, a return to the best of the Butch Harmon era - then what...
Mark O'Meara, the 1998 Masters champion, withdrew with a rib injury before his first round at Augusta National.
The PGA Tour said O'Meara was forced out Thursday when he pulled a muscle. He had played a practice round with good friend Tiger Woods the day before, and then took part in the Par 3 contest.
He has not made the cut at Augusta National since 2005, when he finished...
The first round of the 2012 Masters turned out to be an up and down day for some of the big stars of the PGA Tour. The tour’s biggest star, Tiger Woods, had to deal with a lot of trouble Thursday as he posted an even round 72. If not for a couple of big saves with his putter, Woods would have been at least 2-over par. In his own words Woods said, ” [I] didn’t hit it very good...
He could have used the 23 minutes to practice his putting, or check out the new slope on the 16th green. It might have been enough time for a quick lunch in the player's lounge, or a friendly chat with first round playing partner Sang-Moon Bae.
But there were questions to be answered, stories to be told. Tiger Woods understands this as well as anyone, so he dutifully headed...
It’s Friday and nobody wants to actually do work at work, so we’ve got you covered. The second round of the Masters is underway and there is a multitude of media outlets providing coverage of the prestigious golf tournament. If you have a smartphone and/or iPad, go get the impressively handy Masters app. If you’re like the majority of golf fans and still love watching Tiger...
Click on photo to read more about College Basketball’s One-And-Done’s
Imagine how awesome college basketball would be if everyone had to stay until their senior year. Some teams would be absolutely loaded with talent. Unfortunately, that’s not the world we live in.. Oh well.
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