Found April 05, 2012 on
Midwest Sports Fans:
The Masters is unique.
It gets grouped in with the PGA Championship, the British Open and the US Open as the four “major championship” tournaments in men’s professional golf, but I would venture to say that nearly any golf fan would put The Masters in a class all of its own.
You’ll get the purists that say that there’s nothing like the British Open, and while that’s true, I think in America, The Masters is held in a higher regard.
Assembling the top 10 moments in Masters history is not exactly easy.
With over 75 years of tournaments, the sheer volume of memorable moments is staggering. And the moments are not simply limited to winners, but rather the many, many moments that help validate and give credence to the reasons why millions of people spend their weekends hacking away at their local course.
Still, in this list, a certain amount of favor will be shown to those who have won, as they are most often identified with that particular year’s tournament.
Here is my list of the ...
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Little did Joe LaCava know he was turning his back on a chance to make Masters history by going to work for Tiger Woods.
"I miss Joe, sure," Freddie Couples of his old caddie on Friday.
"It's very weird after 21, 22 years. It's a long time to have him on the bag."
Joey, it's not too late.
LaCava should put in a call to his old friend, who on the...
(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...
Golf’s first major tournament of they year has arrived, and all eyes are once again on Tiger Woods. Coming off his bounce-back win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, Tiger has his fans believing this will be his next major championship that he will win. Held at always the beautiful Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, where we have on hand one of the most competitive fields headlined...
Kevin Woods is the 52-year-old second son from Earl Woods’ first marriage, making him the half-brother of Tiger Woods. Kevin has been suffering from multiple sclerosis since 2009 and his health is “60 to 70 percent worse.” On top of that, he’s also about to lose his home. And yet, his family says Tiger isn’t returning their calls.
“I leave messages,” Kevin’s brother...
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...