Rory McIlroy celebrated his final birdie with a smile and a slight pump of his first, knowing that 8-foot putt gave him the outright lead Saturday in the PGA Championship.
Bubba Watson’s second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago.
“After attempting to get ready for the Masters, and failing to make the necessary progress, I decided, in consultation with my doctors, to have this procedure done,” Woods said in a statement Tuesday.
When Woods is on, most of his fellow competitors are intimidated. None would admit it, but even solid top-10 golfers seem to lose their confidence when Woods is on. Mickelson is not one of them.
The 2013 Masters will be remembered for a variety of crazy storylines. But the positive ones will prevail, thanks to Adam Scott and Angel Cabrera.
A Masters that began so swimmingly for Tiger Woods effectively ended late in the second round, when his near-perfect wedge struck the flagstick at No. 15.
Adam Scott has become the first Australian to win the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a playoff.
The 14-year-old eighth-grader from China, who is the youngest player to make the cut at the Masters, shot a 3-over par 75 on Sunday.
Woods is very much in the mix for a fifth Green Jacket and fifteenth major championship. He shouldn’t be.
Brandt Snedeker and Angel Cabrera were tied for the lead after the third round of the Masters, a Saturday that will be remembered for Tiger Woods’ penalty.
Woods, who finished Day 2 at 3-under-par, will move down to 1-under on the big board, five strokes out of the lead.
Dustin Johnson and Freddie Couples are the two Americans who stole the early headlines.
Sergio Garcia had an enjoyable day on a course that’s never been one of his favorites. Now comes the hard part: holding it together for another three days.
Woods was the overwhelming favorite coming into the tournament, and that didn’t change after he opened with a 70.
Tiger Woods arrived at Augusta National as a favorite to win his fifth green jacket. Instead, it was more like amateur hour.