Tue., May 7, 2013 9:00am
U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss hit a hole-in-one during a round of golf with the president and two other lawmakers. The ace shot helped lead Chambliss and GOP teammate Sen. Bob Corker or Tennessee to victory over the Democratic duo of President Barack Obama and Colorado Sen. Mark Udall.
Sat., April 13, 2013 2:00pm
Tiger Woods got a reprieve Saturday in the Masters when he was given a two-shot penalty for a bad drop but allowed to stay in the tournament.
Thu., April 11, 2013 9:02am
With ceremonial tee shots from three of golf's greatest players, the Masters has started on an overcast day. Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player — with 13 green jackets between them — each struck a ball off the first tee to begin the first major of the year Thursday.
Mon., April 8, 2013 5:41am
Golfers will take their first swings at Augusta National Golf Club Monday morning as practice rounds begin for the Masters Tournament. It’s been a banner year for housing rentals in the tournament’s host city.
Sat., September 8, 2012 11:00am
The city of Augusta has closed its public golf course, creating controversy in the community.
Mon., April 9, 2012 9:24am
Bubba Watson won his first major championship by turning in one of the more memorable moments in the history of the Masters. The University of Georgia product used a string a four straight birdies on the back nine to get into a playoff with Louis Oosthuizen. Then, on the second playoff hole, Watson hit a spectacular hook out of the pine straw along the right side of the tenth fairway that landed safely on the green some 155 yards away.
Fri., April 6, 2012 4:18pm
Twenty years after his win at Augusta, 52-year-old Fred Couples grabbed a share of the second-round lead at the Masters, making seven birdies to get to 5-under par and a tie with Sergio Garcia, Rory McIlroy and Jason Dufner. They were all one shot ahead of Lee Westwood, who made double bogey on 18 to finish a round of 1-over 73.
Wed., April 4, 2012 1:00pm
The chairman of Augusta National says he expects the course to be ready for the first round of the Masters on Thursday despite a "significant" storm that downed "several" trees and left several bunkers "completely washed out."
Fri., January 6, 2012 11:13am
The cost for a coveted ticket to watch the Masters Tournament is increasing by $50. The Augusta Chronicle reports that Tournament patrons who receive series badges each year were notified this week that the cost of a Masters badge is now $250. It's the first increase since 2009, when the price went up $25 to $200.
Wed., July 6, 2011 3:54pm
A green jacket that belonged to Masters Tournament co-founder Bobby Jones will be up for auction next month, and auction officials say they expect it to go for more than $100,000. The jacket will be put up for bid Aug. 4 in conjunction with the Chicago National Sports Show in Rosemont, Ill.