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  • Tom Watson becomes oldest winner of the Masters Par 3 Contest

    Wednesday, 4 April 2018

    Tom Watson rolled back the years at The Masters on Wednesday, going round Augusta's Par 3 course in just 21 shots to become the oldest winner in history at 68 years old.  He was out in arguably the most competitive group of the day with Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, who shot 23 and 25 respectively, but it was Watson who...

  • WATCH: Jack Nicklaus' grandson makes hole in one during Par 3

    Wednesday, 4 April 2018

    Jack Nicklaus' grandson made his first ever hole in one on the 9th during the Par 3 contest! Nicklaus had his grandson Gary caddie for him during the Par 3 contest, and as is tradition of the fun Wednesday event, caddies are often encouraged to take shots throughout the nine holes.  Gary did just that, and on the 9th hole made his...

  • The Masters Par 3 Tournament: How winners do in the main tournament

    Wednesday, 4 April 2018

    The Curse of the Masters Par 3 Tournament: How past winners have got on in the main tournament  The Masters Par 3 Contest first began in 1960 and has become an annual Wednesday fixture prior to the start of the year's first major, but there is a so-called jinx that goes with winning it. Sam Snead was the first winner of the...

  • Masters Tee Times: Rounds 1 & 2

    Tuesday, 3 April 2018

    The Masters First and Second Round Tee Times, both Eastern (EDT) and British Summer Time (BST). Click here to find out how you can watch ROUND 1: EDT/BST Honourary Starters 8.15am EDT, 1.15 PM BST: Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus Group 1, 8:30/ 13:30: Austin Cook, Ted Potter Jr, Wesley Bryan Group 2, 8:41/ 13:41: Ian Woosnam, Ryan Moore, Jhonattan Vegas Group 3, 8:52/ 13:52: Mike...

  • Meet the fireman who's playing in the Masters

    Written by Stuart Hood on Tuesday, 3 April 2018

    Looking for a plucky underdog story that will tug at your heartstrings? Step forward Matt Parziale. After winning the 2017 US Mid-Amateur Championship, the 30-year-old firefighter received invitations to play in this year’s US Masters and US Open, meaning he could very well become the first person to fight a fire the day after lighting up Augusta or Shinnecock Hills. Cool,...

  • Masters History Lesson: Seven Facts You Should Know

    Written by Michael Catling on Tuesday, 3 April 2018

    Your Masters History Lesson: Seven facts you should know about Augusta National Rae’s Creek Named after John Rae, whose house kept residents safe during Indian attacks in the 18th century, Rae’s Creek flows at the back of the 11th green, around the front of the 12th green and along the 13th fairway. Masters Club Better known as the Champions dinner, the Masters club was...

  • How to watch the Masters

    Tuesday, 3 April 2018

    2018 US Masters TV Coverage: How to watch the Masters in the UK on Sky Sports and the BBC. Both Sky Sports and the BBC have you covered - here's everything you need to know about the 2018 US Masters TV Coverage in the UK!  ● Sky Sports Coverage Sky Sports will be bringing you live coverage every day of Masters week, including...

  • Justin Rose: Augusta National Course Guide

    Written by Kit Alexander on Tuesday, 3 April 2018

    With five top 10s in his 12 Masters appearences, Justin Rose has a stellar record at Augusta. In an exclusive interview with Golf World's Kit Alexander, he reveals his secrets for going low among the dogwoods. Justin Rose clearly has a strong affinity with Augusta National and the Masters. His face lights up as we discuss the first major of the...

  • Win A Pair of Limited Edition G/Fore Shoes & Glove Bubba Watson will wear at The Masters

    Monday, 2 April 2018

    WIN A PAIR OF THE LIMITED-EDITION G/FORE SHOES & GLOVE THAT BUBBA WILL WEAR AT THE SEASON’S FIRST MAJOR To celebrate the season’s first Major Championship and G/FORE staff player, Bubba Watson’s pursuit of a hat trick of titles, we are offering one lucky person the chance to win a pair of Limited Edition Major Gallivanter shoes and Limited Edition Major Glove, identical to those Bubba will be sporting during next...

  • Poulter books final Masters spot with win in Houston

    Sunday, 1 April 2018

    Ian Poulter overcame last week's disappointment to claim the final spot to the Masters with a play-off win over Beau Hossler at the Houston Open.  At the WGC Dell Match Play last week, Poulter was told he had done enough to make it inside the World's top 50 and gain an invitation to the Masters. It then transpired there had been...

  • Trevor Immelman on his Masters memories

    Friday, 30 March 2018

    A decade ago, Trevor Immelman beat Tiger at Augusta. Then injury set off a slow, painful decline . . . On a cold, blustery Sunday afternoon in Georgia 10 years ago this April, Trevor Immelman became the first South African since Gary Player to win the Masters. He was tipped for more majors. But persistent, niggling injuries progressively got worse, prompting...

  • Sergio Garcia: My Masters Memories

    Friday, 30 March 2018

    Sergio Garcia: 'I'm not a crier, but I had a couple of tears running down my cheeks' On April 9, 2017, playing in his 74th Major Championship, Sergio Garcia finally got the monkey off his back and won the Masters on the first sudden-death play-off hole against Justin Rose. Garcia became the third Spanish player to win the Green Jacket, after...

  • Ken Brown: Augusta stories

    Friday, 30 March 2018

    Three decades since he played in the Masters, BBC legend Ken Brown sat down with TG to reveal how he once sneaked in without an invite, got told off for kicking a football down the fairway and crashed into another player’s car with Seve, Woosie and Langer in the back seat... Ken Brown can still remember driving down Magnolia Lane for...

  • GolfSixes teams confirmed

    Thursday, 29 March 2018

    15 of the 16 teams for Golf Sixes have been confirmed, as Eddie Pepperell and Matt Wallace team up for England for the pairs competition in May  Englishmen Matt Wallace and Eddie Pepperell, both European Tour winners in 2018, will represent the home side when the innovative GolfSixes returns for its second edition to the Centurion Club in St Albans, near...

  • The 2018 Masters: Big Questions Answered

    Wednesday, 28 March 2018

    The big questions surrounding the 2018 Masters... Answered by three men who'll be at Augusta for Sky Sports. There are so many storylines heading into this year's Masters it's tough to pick the biggest. How will Tiger perform in his first Major since 2015? Can DJ make up for last year's staircase slip and win his second Major? Will Jordan banish...

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