This week marks the return of the man who's been mostly an outsider and now returns to the grounds where in 1997 he forever changed golf and became the world's most notable athlete.
Four Englishmen tried their luck with the Scottish weather and took advantage of an offer to play the new Ailsa course in March. Would the new version live up to the old?
Greg Norman said during his latest visit to Vietnam that KN Golf Links Cam Ranh’s breadth of character will make for an experience unlike any other in the booming golf nation.
Originally the 9th hole, the 18th “Holly” has played anywhere from 405 to 420 yards. In 2002, nearly 60 yards was added along with the tee box shifting five yards to the right, making the angle even more acute.
Each hole at Augusta is flower themed and the 1st is called Tea Olive. It’s anything but a cup of tea. Originally conceived by Alister MacKenzie and golf legend—Bobby Jones, the now 1st was slotted as the 10th hole for the inaugural event in 1934.
Over the years at Augusta a handful of players have come ever so close to slipping on the green jacket—emblematic of a Masters triumph. Who are the top five players to have competed in The Masters without ever winning?
Augusta National has hosted a par-3 contest on the Wednesday prior to the first round of The Masters since 1960. No player has won the par-3 event and the 72-hole contest in the same year, although Masters winners have won the par-3 contest at different times.
The first men's major of 2018 is set to begin with the Masters. To find out what makes the event and layout so fascinating, M. James Ward interviews architects from around the world to shed some light on the Augusta National course design.
It’s been said the toughest ticket in sports is securing access to any of the four rounds during The Masters golf event. Guess again. There’s an even tougher ticket – which can’t be purchased – and only earned by one’s golf prowess.
This course doesn't strike me so much as a "poor man's Pebble" as it does a "poor man's MPCC" but no matter how you label it, the back nine is worth the price of admission and then some.