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Sports by Colin:
16 years ago this coming Saturday on April 13, 1997, Tiger Woods dominated the 61st Masters Tournament en route to winning in record-setting fashion by 12 strokes over Tom Kite at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. Woods, who attended Stanford University and turned professional and joined the PGA Tour in 1996 as a 21-year-old, became the first non-Caucasian to emerge victorious at the prestigious invitational event with a four-day score of -18 (270). The prodigy, who has captured 14 major championships and been honored as the PGA Tour Player of the Year on a record 10 occasions, has … Continue reading →
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Tiger Woods, the No. 1 golfer in the world, is trying to win his fifth green jacket at The Masters this week, but there’s a new report that Woods is dealing with a jealous girlfriend and ex-wife.
The National Enquirer reports that Woods’ girlfriend, skier Lindsey Vonn, is worried that Woods is already cheating on her — with Woods’ ex-wife Elin Nordegren.
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Speaking to the supposed rivalry between himself and Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy said that given Tiger's success, "I wouldn’t really be doing him much justice."
Thanks to the excitement swirling around the Masters this year, resale ticket prices have soared to the highest they've been in 16 years.
Tiger Woods, the No.1 golfer in the world, will be competing for his fifth green jacket beginning Thursday, April 11, while Rory MciLroy ,the No. 2 golfer in the world, will attempt to win his first green jacket.
Tiger will be hitting Nike’s VR Pro
Steve Stricker wouldn't mind Tiger Woods returning the favor.
Stricker spent nearly an hour working on Woods' putting at Doral, and the lesson paid immediate dividends. Woods had a superb week on the greens and has won his last two tournaments. Now if only Stricker can get Woods to show him how to win a green jacket.
The Masters is the only major in which Stricker has never...
With the 2013 edition of the Masters teeing off on Thursday, here's a look at notable tee times, including Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Bubba Watson.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Tiger Woods will play the first two rounds of the Masters with Luke Donald and Scott Piercy.
Woods has played with Donald before in majors, though never in the opening rounds at Augusta National. Piercy is making his Masters debut. They are in the morning wave Thursday, teeing off at 10:45 a.m. ET.
Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson are at the back end of the draw...
Hello Friends. It’s the most exciting week of the year for golf fans and at Bacon Sports we’ve got you covered. We put together a Best Ball Masters Challenge (via ESPN) to make things more interesting and get your fantasy juices flowing. This competition will also run for all four Majors (combined) though you can participate in just one if you’d like.
The format is pretty simple...
Rory McIlroy on Tuesday nominated 1997 and 2005 as the most memorable Masters tournaments he has watched on television.
Wonder what those two have in common?
No prizes for knowing that they were both won by Tiger Woods.
The 23-year-old McIlroy is still as much of a fan as a rival of the man who took his world No. 1 ranking away last month.
He grew up in Northern Ireland as a...
If you’ve read the blog in the past, you know we’ll preview golf’s four majors. It’s that time again. The Master’s is this weekend. I was in Augusta this Saturday weekend, there were already people already lining Washington Rd. with “need tickets” signs… 5 days before the tournament starts. Have you ever seen that at any other sporting event?
Ok the real question...
Tiger Woods will play the first two rounds of the Masters with Luke Donald and Scott Piercy.
Woods has played with Donald before in majors, though never in the opening rounds at Augusta National. Piercy is making his Masters debut. They are in the morning wave Thursday, teeing off at 10:45 a.m ET.
Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson are at the back end of the draw for the opening round...
The final odds for the 2013 Masters which kicks off this Thursday have been settled on, and Tiger leads the field by a good margin. Tiger finds himself a 3-to-1 favorite to win the masters and the next closest competitor is Rory McIlroy who cruises in as a 8-to-1 favorite. A few other notables are Mickelson is at 10/1, Bubba Watson at 35/1, and Sergio Garcia at 40/1.
This past weekend, legendary swing coach Hank Haney was in the DC area promoting his junior golf academy, the Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy. I was lucky enough to sit down and chat with the man that coached Tiger Woods for about six years. We chat about many things including The Master’s, Rory McIlroy, Tiger, and most importantly, Five Guys burgers and fries.
The Masters provides an opportunity for players and their apparel sponsors to make their fashion mark for the upcoming season, on golf’s biggest stage. Golfers continue to pay more attention to their fairway fashion choices, fusing their personal style into their on-course wardrobes. From Rickie Fowler’s crazy colored designs to Tiger Woods’ simple aesthetic, this year’s...