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The Masters

The Big Three double as stand-up comics during the honorary starters ceremony

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Self-deprecation was the language spoken by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player when they stepped to the first tee at Augusta National as honorary starters Thursday morning. View image | gettyimages.com...
Thursday, 4/9/2015 at 8:31AM
News & Tours

Why the Par-3 Contest is thoroughly unwatchable

Every year, the Augusta Chronicle newspaper does a splendid job analyzing every aspect -- and then some -- of the Masters Tournament. On the eve of this year’s event, part of the admirable writing staff’s...
Wednesday, 4/8/2015 at 9:22AM
The Masters

The storyline Gary Player wants to see play out at Augusta this week

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Of the five golfers to win the career Grand Slam, Gary Player is the only non-American among the group. But the 79-year-old South African hopes that will change this weekend as...
Tuesday, 4/7/2015 at 2:20PM
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
Missing Links

Colin Montgomerie: 'Can [Tiger Woods] win another event ever again?'

Stories of interest you might have missed… “Hey, never mind a Major, can he win another event ever again?” Colin Montgomerie asks in this story by Martin Dempster of the Scotsman. “He will be so...
Monday, 4/6/2015 at 8:59AM
News & Tours

Recalling Tiger's first Masters visit, 20 years ago today: 'Magnolia Lane, is that it?'

Twenty years ago today, April 3, 1995, Tiger Woods, 19 at the time, drove through the gate at Augusta National Golf Club for the first time. He was not impressed. “When I first arrived here...
Friday, 4/3/2015 at 12:08AM
The Masters

Shoulder injury will keep Arnold Palmer from playing the Masters Par 3 contest

One of the most joyous days on the golf calendar, the Par 3 contest at the Masters, will be missing one of golf's most beloved players. Golf Channel reports that Arnold Palmer won’t be joining...
Wednesday, 4/1/2015 at 12:29PM
News & Tours

Would Tiger Woods playing in the Masters help Rory McIlroy?

Former European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has an interesting — though possibly misguided — take on what would help Rory McIlroy in his quest to win the Masters and complete the career grand slam:...
Tuesday, 3/17/2015 at 12:13PM
News & Tours

Missing Links: He's rooting for Clarke, 'the most affable of Irishmen,' over Love III

Stories of interest you might have missed… Davis Love III vs. Darren Clarke, in the matchup of Ryder Cup captains at Hazeltine in 2016. Who do you like? Minneapolis Star-Tribune columnist Patrick Reusse likes Clarke....
Saturday, 2/21/2015 at 8:41AM
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Big Three Golf becomes must-see TV

As Golf Channel celebrates 20 years on the air and golf fans have access to televised golf 24 hours a day, it's hard to picture a media landscape that was void of regular opportunities...
Thursday, 2/5/2015 at 11:11AM
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