My name came out of the writers’ lottery to play Augusta National. The last time I took my clubs out of the garage, I was trying - unsuccessfully- to sell them at a yard sale. But I still needed, in no order, spikes, balls, tees, a glove, pants, a windbreaker, clean underwear (multiple pairs just in case) and a towel. To cry into. on his Masters disaster.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2018
Sergio Garcia and wife Angela named their infant daughter Azalea, after the 13th hole at Augusta National, where he made a career-changing par en route to his dramatic Masters victory in a sudden-death playoff in 2017. Now, that same hole, one of golf’s greatest risk-reward decisions, is at the centre of golf’s referendum on the distance debate.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
No matter what transpires on the velvety greens at the 82nd Masters, history already has been made at Augusta National Golf Club with the establishment of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship, beginning in 2019.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2018
If the media drives sport and most of the money generated comes from TV broadcasting rights then it’s hardly surprising that professional sport worldwide has always been a star-driven enterprise dominated by the world’s greatest athletes.
Thu, 15 Jun, 2017
Wed, 15 Jun, 2016
Our correspondent travelled to the Masters without clubs, golf shoes and with a chronic shoulder problem. But when his name came out of the press lottery for 18 holes at Augusta National last Monday, nothing could stop him.
Sat, 20 Apr, 2013