Tiger Woods will make his next start in The Players Championship in two weeks. The tournament, the PGA Tour’s flagship event, is at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., on May 7-10.
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A wager on a golf major typically means four days of lead changes and nail-biting suspense. It’s rarely a leisurely Sunday stroll to the window. The exception was Jordan Spieth, who ignored a tradition unlike any other.
ESPN sent news that Las Vegas tied for sixth place with Atlanta, Charlotte, N.C., and Norfolk, Va., for most viewers of the Masters’ first round.
American young gun Jordan Spieth won the 79th Masters in record-equalling style with a wire-to-wire victory on Sunday, landing his first major title by four shots.
Jordan Spieth, 16 under par and holding a four-shot lead after three rounds of the Masters, is a minus-240 favorite against the field, according to adjusted odds at the Westgate Las Vegas sports book.
Having astonished the golfing world with his remarkable composure in record-breaking style at the Masters, Jordan Spieth will again rely on his putting as he aims for a first green jacket at Augusta National.
Jordan Spieth, on a day his mentor Ben Crenshaw played his final round in the Masters, slipped one arm in his first Green Jacket and threatened to run away with it.
If golf tournaments ended after 18 holes, this would be a popular result. Jordan Spieth, the betting public’s pick to win the Masters, threatened to run away from the pack during Thursday’s first round and walked into the Augusta National clubhouse with a three-stroke lead.
The opening round of the 79th Masters was one for the ages, with 21-year-old Jordan Spieth and 21-year PGA tour veteran Ernie Els posting the lowest numbers on Thursday at Augusta National.
Masters’ coverage may corner the amens this weekend, but don’t let visions of azaleas, camellias, dogwoods and those green jackets prevent you from catching a few innings of the Red Sox and Yankees playing in the Bronx.
The 79th Masters is underway. One of the most prestigious sporting events in the world, this invitation-only tournament features the best golfers from around the world who compete for a coveted green jacket and the title as a top golfer.
Tiger Woods, his girlfriend and a boy band star turned some heads at the Masters Par-3 contest on Wednesday, but Jack Nicklaus stole the show with a hole-in-one.
Rain is in the forecast for the Masters, and that could make the Augusta National course play longer, which gives defending champion Bubba Watson, favorite Rory McIlroy and young star Jordan Spieth an added boost. Jason Day also should be a major factor this week.
As the No. 1-ranked golfer in the world, Rory McIlroy is the favorite to win the Masters at 6-1. A victory would complete a career Grand Slam (he has won the U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship), joining Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods in accomplishing the feat.
Under normal circumstances, Rory McIlroy would be the top story. He’s the No. 1 player in the world, he won the past two majors and he’s the favorite in the Masters. But for the first time in two months, Tiger Woods is playing, and guess who is getting all the attention?
His game overhauled, back surgically repaired, Tiger Woods was engaging and energetic in his return to Augusta National Golf Course for the 2015 Masters.
If Tiger Woods can resurrect his game from the astonishing depths he has plunged in recent months, it would be his greatest achievement in a stellar career, says respected swing coach David Leadbetter.
She may have been nervous, but Las Vegas’ Morgan Goldstein managed to keep herself composed long enough to win the 2015 Drive, Chip & Putt skills competition Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.
Two local youth golfers, Morgan Goldstein and Avery Lazarski, will compete in a national skills competition at Augusta National on Sunday. The Las Vegans are among the 80 finalists in eight age groups.
Tiger Woods ended weeks of speculation on Friday when he announced he will play in next week’s Masters golf tournament at Augusta National.
Edward Fryatt was a golfing All-American at UNLV and had a nice little run on the PGA Tour. Then he lost his tour card and set aside his clubs for 10 years — until he started playing again recently as an amateur in Southern Nevada Golf Association tourneys.
Tiger Woods, a 14-time major winner who continues his hiatus from the PGA Tour to work on his game, has dropped out of the world’s top 100 golfers to No. 104.
Las Vegas author Re’na L. Garcia surveyed more than 100 pastor’s kids, or PKs as she calls them, for the book “Raised in the Pew.”
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