April

  • MASTERS 2017: Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose hold third round lead

    Written by Camilla Tait on Sunday, 9 April 2017

    Justin Rose posted the lowest round on Saturday with a five-under 67 to take a share of the lead with Sergio Garcia heading in to what is set up to be a thrilling final round at the Masters. Rose birdied five of his last seven holes to gain the clubhouse lead, and was joined by fellow European Garcia – who holed...

  • MASTERS 2017: The best stats from day two

    Written by Chris Bertram at Augusta National on Saturday, 8 April 2017

    As four players are tied at the top following the second round at the Masters, we've taken a closer look at the best stats as just a handful of players head in to the weekend under par. The most noticable stat to consider was that the course played marginally easier than on day one, which was hardly surprising given...

  • MASTERS 2017: Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler part of four-way tie at the top

    Written by Camilla Tait on Friday, 7 April 2017

    Rickie Fowler and Thomas Pieters led the late surge during the second day of the Masters to join Sergio Garcia and Charley Hoffman at the top of the leaderboard on four-under-par. All four players at the top are searching for their first major title, while former major Champions sit within touching distance in a much more tightly packed field than after...

  • Masters 2017: William McGirt "My goal is to make the cut"

    Friday, 7 April 2017

    William McGirt heads in to the second-round of his first ever trip to the Masters four-behind leader Charley Hoffman and in solo second. The American qualified for Augusta National by winning the 2016 Memorial tournament, and he was determined to make sure he was prepared. We spoke to him ahead of first appearance, where he said his goal was to make the...

  • Golf Test: Charley Hoffman

    Friday, 7 April 2017

    Just how much do you have in common with the world’s top golfers? On the tee... four-time PGA Tour winner Charley Hoffman, who is leading after the first round of the 2017 Masters. Have you ever hit five off the tee? I can’t remember, but when you say ‘five off the tee’ I instantly think of Matt Every. I...

  • MASTERS 2017: The most interesting numbers from day one

    Written by Chris Bertram at Augusta National on Friday, 7 April 2017

    On a blustery day at Augusta National which saw the world's best player withdraw and Jordan Spieth make a NINE, here are some stats you need to know on a tough opening day at the Masters... The scoring average for the day was 74.978, nearly a full shot higher than 2016's 74.1 and one and half more than 2015's tally of...

  • MASTERS 2017: Charley Hoffman sets pace with four shot lead at Augusta

    Written by Camilla Tait on Thursday, 6 April 2017

    Charley Hoffman raced to a four-shot lead during the first round of the Masters with an incredible seven-under-par round of 65. Hoffman was only one of two players who managed to shoot rounds in the 60s as just 11 members of the field finished the opening round at Augusta National under par. It felt at times as if we were watching Hoffman...

  • MASTERS 2017: Dustin Johnson withdraws with back injury

    Written by Camilla Tait on Thursday, 6 April 2017

    World No.1 Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from the 2017 Masters following a back injury he suffered on Wednesday afternoon.  Johnson came in to the tournament as the favourite with three back-to-back wins, but a freak accident has ended his hopes to win the first major of the year. Despite clearly suffering in pain and struggling on the range as his...

  • MASTERS 2017: Pieters 'I'd rather win Masters than Open'

    Written by Michael Catling on Thursday, 6 April 2017

    Nationality: Belgian Qualified: Inside the world’s top 50 at the end of 2016 Career highlights: Three-time European Tour winner; rookie record holder at Ryder Cup I’ve always dreamed about playing in the Masters. I was lucky enough to go a couple of times as a kid and it’s really a special place. Over the last few years, I’ve seen guys posting pictures of their invites on...

  • MASTERS 2017: Pieters: 'I'd rather win Masters than Open'

    Written by Michael Catling, Staff Writer on Thursday, 6 April 2017

    Nationality: Belgian Qualified: Inside the world’s top 50 at the end of 2016 Career highlights: Three-time European Tour winner; rookie record holder at Ryder Cup I’ve always dreamed about playing in the Masters. I was lucky enough to go a couple of times as a kid and it’s really a special place. Over the last few years, I’ve seen guys posting pictures of...

  • 2017 MASTERS: How the nations golfers are watching

    Thursday, 6 April 2017

    It's finally time for the first major of the year, and as things kick-off on Masters Thursday, Golf Care have taken an indepth look at how viewers in the UK are watching the Masters -and their favourite moments from years gone by. The 2017 Masters is the 81st edition of the tournament, and marks the first of four main golf...

  • Dustin Johnson suffers injury scare on eve of Masters

    Wednesday, 5 April 2017

    The World No.1 comes in to the Masters as the favourite with three back-to-back wins, but his hopes of winning the first major of the year now look to be in doubt. His team have confirmed that Dustin Johnson fell on a staircase and injured his lower back on Wednesday afternoon, causing uncertainty over whether or not he will be able...

  • MASTERS 2017: Tee-times

    Tuesday, 4 April 2017

    The Masters tee-times have been announced for the second round at Augusta National, so here they all are in BST (British Summer Time). Group 1: 1pm  Rod Pampling; William McGirt  Group 2: 1.11pm  Mark O'Meara; Hudson Swafford; Roberto Castro Group 3: 1.22pm Ian Woosnam; James Hahn; Brad Dalke (A) Group 4: 1.33pm Ross Fisher; Pat Perez; Byeong Hun-An...

  • McGinley has his say on five Masters contenders

    Tuesday, 4 April 2017

    Paul McGinley has had his say on five Masters contenders with one big thing in common - they all use TaylorMade equipment.  Spaniards Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia have already won a title each this season, while World No.1 Dustin Johnson comes in to the Masters having won three tournaments on the bounce which includes both World Golf Championship events.  But what...

  • Danny Willett reveals Champions dinner menu

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 4 April 2017

    Danny Willett took to twitter to announce what's on the menu at this years Champions Dinner at The Masters.  A couple of weeks ago Willett gave hints while accepting his England Golf Award that the meal would include Yorkshire puddings - so we definitely expected it would be down the route of a Sunday Roast.  He's gone for a very traditional Sunday...