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The Masters

Ike's Tree has been (genetically) saved

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Masters Chairman Billy Payne unveiled a new memorial case featuring a cross-section of the fallen pine that so annoyed President Dwight D. Eisenhower's tee shots. One case will go to the Eisenhower...
Wednesday, 4/8/2015 at 1:00PM
The Masters

Billy Payne throws his Jamboree partner under the bus

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- One of the four big members events at Augusta National is the Jamboree in late March. Since it involves playing golf at Augusta National, we're going to assume it's pretty awesome. Related:...
Wednesday, 4/8/2015 at 12:43PM
The Masters

Arnold Palmer confirms he'll take the first swing at Augusta on Thursday

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Arnold Palmer is taking a pass this year on the Masters Par 3 Contest on Wednesday, a decision based on his inability to swing a golf club numerous times. But he's still...
Monday, 4/6/2015 at 4:02PM
News & Tours

Three easy ways to improve Sundays at the Masters

By Geoff Shackelford Far be it for me to tell the Lords of Augusta how to improve their already incredible patron experience and overall uncluttered broadcast presentation. There are only three things that have...
Tuesday, 4/15/2014 at 10:19PM
News & Tours

Media: Tiger working out too hard? 'Nonsense,' Player says

By John Strege The notion that Tiger Woods’ obsession with fitness might have contributed to his multitude of injuries through the years, that he might have been working out too hard, was summarily dismissed by...
Wednesday, 4/9/2014 at 5:03PM
News & Tours

Why Drive, Chip and Putt was such a big win

By Geoff Shackelford Is anyone surprised Augusta National pulled off a rousing success? Oh sure, the PGA of America's members and USGA staffers contributed much of the dirty work in getting the 88 amazing...
Sunday, 4/6/2014 at 4:45PM
News & Tours

Who was more nervous at the first Drive, Chip and Putt Championship: The participants or the parents?

By Ryan Herrington AUGUSTA, GA. -- The inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championship at Augusta National Golf Club had a little bit of everything: high 5s, fist pumps, cheers. And that was just by...
Sunday, 4/6/2014 at 3:26PM
News & Tours

Why grow the game? Here's why

By Bob CarneyWhy grow the game? It's a good question. Every time we suggest golf needs help, it comes up, usually with a fair amount of consternation. Enough already! Who cares? A competitor of ours once told...
Friday, 3/21/2014 at 10:46AM
News & Tours

Ice storm downs Augusta National's Eisenhower Tree, proving that Mother Nature is a total bully

By Luke Kerr-DineenIt's official: Mother Nature is the worst.Augusta National Golf Club released a statement Sunday confirming that the Eisenhower Tree on the 17th hole had been removed after a recent winter storm "caused...
Sunday, 2/16/2014 at 6:38PM
News & Tours

With Muirfield on the horizon, the debate over all-male golf clubs rages on

By Alex Myers Augusta National Golf Club waited until it was ready to have its first female members. Apparently, it will be up to the three all-male clubs in the British Open's rota of...
Wednesday, 4/24/2013 at 2:26PM
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