Posted April 11, 2013 on AP on Fox
Think of it as power couples instead of Fred Couples. Some of the talk Thursday at the Masters wasn't just about what was happening on the tees and greens, but who was outside the ropes looking in. The No. 1 and No. 2-ranked players in the world, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, had entourages that included girlfriends with some pedigree of their own. For Woods it was Lindsey Vonn, the Olympic ski champion and now his very public companion. She watched from the clubhouse lawn as Woods teed off on No. 1, and lingered around to see him after he came off the 18th green. In between, she drew a crowd of photographers who gathered around her while Woods played the ninth hole. Woods and Vonn acknowledged their relationship last month in posts on social media, complete with studio pictures of the couple. The last time Woods won the Masters, he was married to Elin Nordegren. They divorced in 2010 after Woods admitted numerous marital indiscretions. Caroline Wozniacki, once the No. 1 te...

Couples, Langer turn back the Masters clock

Fred Couples and Bernhard Langer briefly made round two of the Masters seem like ''Old Timers Day.'' The two former champions fell back on years of experience to navigate the tough, windy conditions Friday at Augusta National, climbing steadily up the leaderboard as many of their younger, stronger rivals lost their grip headed in the opposite direction. Couples...

Masters Round 2 Recap: Jason Day edges out Couples & Leishman

Friday was a rough day at Augusta. With rain early and wind later in the day, scores were down for the most part. At the end the day we find history was made and many big names appear in a tightly packed field. Most of the field struggled all day through rain, winds, or both. Only five golfers managed to put up round 2 scores of 3-under 69 or better. Today’s low score also went...

Couples becoming a Masters-piece

      How can anyone not like Fred Couples? Not just the way he makes the game of golf seem so easy, with soft swings which has made him a Masters-icon at 53, 21 years after he wore his given his first and only Green jacket. But his personality, which seems to fit his golf game.… Read More

Jason Day Leads Masters After Second Round, Guan Tianlang Becomes Youngest Player to Make Cut in PGA Tour History

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jason Day leads the Masters after the second round, and 14-year-old Guan Tianlang has become the youngest player to make the cut in PGA Tour history. Day shot a 4-under 68 Friday for a 6-under 138 total. That gives him a one-stroke lead over Fred Couples and Marc Leishman. Guan is 10 shots off the lead — just good enough to make the cut. His margin of error would...

Masters Glance

A glance at Thursday's first round of the Masters at the 7,435-yard, par-72 Augusta National Golf Club. Leading: Marc Leishman and Sergio Garcia, who shot opening-round 66s. Pursuing: Dustin Johnson trails by a stroke, with six other golfers - including former champion Fred Couples - another shot back in third. Where's Tiger?: Tied for 13th with nine others, after shooting...

Get ready for a wild weekend at Augusta National

Sergio Garcia started out with the lead. That didn't last long. Dustin Johnson seized the top spot. Then he dunked his ball in the water. Here comes Fred Couples, still chugging along at age 53. Look out, who's that charging up the board? Tiger Woods, of course. But hold on, we're not done yet. Remember Jason Day, the guy who almost won the Masters a couple of years...

Five best bets to win the 2013 Masters

“A Tradition Unlike Any Other,” is a mere hours away and the anticipation has golf fans frothing at the mouth. In the 2013 Masters, do you have Tiger or the field? If you’re not quite sure who to pick, check The Sports Bank’s five best bets to win golf’s most prestigious golf tournament. 5.) Fred Couples – One Major win and one green jacket (1992) Odds: 150/1 Lowdown...

Masters Day 1 Recap: Garcia and Leishman on top

Day 1 at Augusta National was a day full of big names in the hunt, and a few newcomers shining at the top. Australian Marc Leishman finished the day with an early lead with a 6-under 66, and compatriot under-the-radar David Lynn put on a show with the putter to finish the day at -4. Sergio Garcia managed to not implode and finished tied for the lead at 6-under. There’s plenty of...

Live blog: Early movers in third round?

We have 36 holes to go at the Masters. Will Tiger Woods make a charge? Can a 14-year-old school the old guard? Does Fred Couples have some magic left in him? Follow along with all the sights and sounds from Augusta and check out our leaderboard to track the scores. Tiger won't get disqualified The focus during play Friday was on a penalty that nearly cost 14-year-old Tianlang...

Live blog: Tiger ends at -3 at Masters

We have 36 holes to go at the Masters. Will Tiger Woods make a charge? Can a 14-year-old school the old guard? Does Fred Couples have some magic left in him? Follow along with all the sights and sounds from Augusta and check out our leaderboard to track the scores. Tiger ends up where he started With the golf world debating whether he should be here or not after this morning'...
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