A softened Augusta National Golf Club surrendered near-record scores on Sunday, but Patrick Reed stood his ground, shooting a 1-under 71 and retaining his third-round lead to win the 2018 Masters Tournament. What had been billed as a virtual match-play situation between Reed and his final-round playing companion Rory McIlroy never materialized. Rickey Fowler and… Read more »

Patrick Reed - Round 3 at the 2018 Masters

Ominous weather skirted Augusta National Golf Club Saturday, allotting day-two leader Patrick Reed a window of calm conditions on which he capitalized to the tune of a 5-under 67 and a three-shot lead. Reed’s pair of back-nine eagles catapulted him to the top of a then-congested leader board. Northern Irelander Rory McIlroy, American Rickie Fowler… Read more »

Patrick Reed at the 2018 Masters Tournament

Round two of the 2018 Masters Tournament saw perilous conditions lead to a change atop the leader board, with brash young American Patrick Reed notching a 66 to finish at 9-under par and in first place alone. Fridays at the Masters are always fraught with turmoil. The best players in the world are either jockeying… Read more »

Jordan Spieth at the 2018 Masters, Round One

In the buildup to the 2018 Masters Tournament, it was difficult to avoid the superlatives. Many said it was the most anticipated Masters in years – maybe ever. The consensus was that there was so much parody at golf’s upper echelons that there was no clear favorite to win. The spotlight that comes with such… Read more »

Sleeping on the lead at the Masters Tournament does funny things to people, and a different player often seems to show up for day two than played on day one. Round-one leader Charley Hoffman shot a 3-over-par 75 on Friday to open a window for the players who were looking up at him after his… Read more »