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 »

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 »

It happened. After much consternation on Wednesday, when torrential rains poured through the entire state of Georgia, the first round of the 2017 Masters Tournament is in the books. Charlie Hoffman closed round one with a 7-under-par 65 to lead William McGirt (-3) by four shots and Lee Westwood (-2) by five shots. Yes, they… Read more »