Ten days ago there she was, 14-year-old Hunter Pate, a female, a Cinderella story from out of nowhere — an eighth-grader at Grant Sawyer Middle School in Las Vegas. And she was about to become champion at Augusta National.
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Former UNLV golfer Ryan Moore did not win the Masters — he failed to make the cut — but he won the annual Par 3 tournament held before it, and he had his picture taken with his 17-month-old son Tucker, which was pretty cool.
Bubba Watson has won the Masters for the second time in three years.
Not long ago, Jordan Spieth was the definition of a long shot. In August, when odds on the Masters opened at Las Vegas sports books, Spieth’s potential was a rumor
A dig into Adam Scott’s closet uncovers no dirt, skeletons or porn stars. The new man to beat in golf is one of the good guys, and he’s a favorite around here because he’s a UNLV guy.
A couple of visitors were chatting with Eric Meeks in the pro shop at the TaylorMade Golf Experience out on Las Vegas Boulevard recently, where he operates the Eric Meeks School of Golf. It was coming up on the 25-year anniversary of Meeks having qualified to play in the Masters.
Adam Scott, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson are worth watching if you’re looking to make some money on the Masters.
Watch out for the South Africans this week, and I’ll target four of them. I’m trying to beat Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott and lefties Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson. Last year, I hit Scott for a $30 wager at 25-1 odds. In this format, I’ll select nine players who could return at least $1,000 by earning the green jacket.
LVH golf oddsmaker Jeff Sherman analyzes several key players in the Masters field.