| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:50 PM
You know the sound a golf gallery makes when a five-foot birdie putt lips out?
That's the groan that also accompanied the news that a rehabbing Tiger Woods would miss the Masters for the first time since 1994. That year, Jose Maria...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Kelly Xu of Santa Monica and Leo Cheng of Northridge won their age-group competitions at the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia.
Cheng won the boys' 10-11 division title and Xu captured...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:04 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The echoes amid the pines at Augusta National provided evidence Wednesday that the excitement of the 78th Masters was kicking up. The annual par-three tournament produced its usual crowd-pleasing theatrics — from the aces...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:29 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Bill Haas is playing his fifth Masters, but he knows Augusta National almost as well as most members.
Great-uncle Bob Goalby won the 1968 Masters and often tells Bill: “You’re a better player than the scores you shoot.”...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:54 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — By the time Bubba Watson tapped in for a textbook par on the final hole of his opening round at the Masters, he had that familiar feeling.
Watson felt both a surge of energy and a sense of ease at Augusta National, a satisfaction in...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:17 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Felt good off the club face. Looked good the whole way.
Bubba Watson stood on the 16th tee at the Masters on Friday, eyes wide and zeroed in. His nine-iron at the 170-yard hole was tracking for the flag, then curled toward a...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:35 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Adam Scott, the 2013 Masters champion, had already fulfilled his interview obligations behind the Augusta National clubhouse Saturday, his demands smaller than usual with a third-round 76 dropping him into 16th place and bursting...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:46 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The man with the most continually shouted first name in golf will begin the final round of the Masters on Sunday in a final pairing with the most frightening of competitors.
A 20-year-old kid who refuses to call him by his first...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 3:52 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Bubba Watson claimed his second Masters title on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club by taking control of the final round with three birdies late on the front nine and then cruising to a three-shot victory.
Watson, who won his first...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:50 PM
MARANA, Ariz. -- Graeme McDowell rarely felt as hopeless in match play as he did Wednesday at Dove Mountain.
Overpowered and outplayed for much of the first round, he was 3 down with three holes to play as he watched the majestic flight of Gary...
| Feb 23, 2014
Report to the Honda Classic on the double, soldier!
The PGA tournament is giving a great big salute to South Florida military in Palm Beach Gardens this week, offering free tournament tickets with the "Birdies for the Brave" program.