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UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 9:09 p.m.

Couch Slouch: Tiger Woods’ comeback not even the best in golf history

Tiger Woods hysteria resumes this week at the PGA Championship, in the wake of his widely proclaimed “greatest comeback in sports history” last month at the Masters. I am going …

Back in major mode, Tiger Woods has great track record at next two grand slam courses.

Now that Tiger Woods has captured another Masters title, we might start wondering if he’s finished winning majors at the age of 43 or whether he has a few more …

Mark Herrmann: Next major stop for Tiger Woods is the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black

The countdown toward the record of 18 major victories is back on, big time, and every major golf championship now will be a new chance for Tiger Woods to chase …

UPDATED: Sun., April 14, 2019, 9:40 p.m.

Tiger Woods makes Masters his 15th and most improbable major

Tiger Woods blazing to victory in his Sunday red at the Masters, a scene once so familiar, was never more stunning.

UPDATED: Sun., April 14, 2019, 3:42 p.m.

Tiger Woods makes Masters 15th and most improbable major

Tiger Woods took his fifth Masters title, his first since the 2008 U.S. Open, capping a remarkable recovery from debilitating injuries and embarrassing personal problems.

UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 6:04 p.m.

Rory McIlroy juggling mind and game in Masters quest

Rory McIlroy feels as prepared as ever for the Masters. He is spending more time with his nose in a book than with his hands on a putter.

UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018, 7:33 p.m.

Patrick Reed too tough to catch, wins Masters by one stroke

Patrick Reed became famous playing for his country. He won for himself Sunday and became a Masters champion.

UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018, 5:37 p.m.

Putting woes stifle Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas on moving day at the Masters

Dustin Johnson burned the edges. Jordan Spieth lipped out more than his fair share. Justin Thomas just never got comfortable on the greens.

Rory McIlroy saved from ‘sea of pink’ in chase for Masters

It’s not often a golfer describes the lie of his golf ball as “a sea of pink.”

UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018, 9:01 p.m.

Recent Masters champions Sergio Garcia, Danny Willett miss cut

The last two Masters champions won’t be playing on the weekend. Defending champion Sergio Garcia and 2016 winner Danny Willett missed the 36-hole cut Friday at Augusta National.

UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 6:35 p.m.

Masters hype unlike any other, mainly because of Tiger Woods

This is being billed as potentially the best Masters with so many players on top of their games.

Monday roars that sound like Sunday when Tiger Woods arrives

It was so sudden and thunderous that it reached the clubhouse. It was loud enough to startle spectators who wondered what they had missed. They had a pretty good idea …

UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 10:34 p.m.

Garcia makes Sunday arrival at Augusta a day for family

Sergio Garcia peeled back the blanket and leaned over for another peek at his 3-week-old daughter, sound asleep against her mother’s chest. As his wife chatted with friends, he walked …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 8:40 p.m.

By the way, Ernie Els invited to Augusta National, but not to play Masters

Ernie Els says he received an invitation to Augusta National for the first week in April. It just wasn’t an invitation to play in the Masters.

Revered Wimbledon is to tennis what the Masters is to golf

The tennis and golf tournaments seem to be each other’s counterparts in many ways, starting with the reverence in which they’re held – and the steps the private clubs that …

A long, tearful road to a major for Sergio Garcia

Eighteen years and 71 majors later, more tears for Sergio Garcia. This time, they were accompanied by a smile.

UPDATED: Sun., April 9, 2017, 8:38 p.m.

Sergio Garcia breaks through, wins Masters for first major title

Sergio Garcia finally showed he has what it takes to win a major, and he has a green jacket to prove it.

Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia tied for lead at Masters in prelude to star-studded finale

Justin Rose had a back-nine charge so common at Augusta National. Sergio Garcia finally caught a good break in a major. Jordan Spieth got his name high on those famous …

Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia join four-way tie at the top in Masters

Rickie Fowler finally got to the top of the leaderboard in a major and didn’t have much of a view.

UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 6:08 p.m.

Dustin Johnson out of Masters; Charley Hoffman soaring

Charley Hoffman ran off seven birdies over his last 11 holes Thursday for a 7-under 65 that gave him a four-shot lead over Masters newcomer William McGirt after a blustery …

Dustin Johnson’s freak injury, wild weather bring uncertainty to Masters

The Masters should be the easiest to predict of golf’s four major championships.

Tiger Woods announces he will not play in Masters

Tiger Woods won’t play in the Masters for the third time in the last four years, announcing Friday night on his website that rehabilitation on his back didn’t allow him …

Jordan Spieth stumbles in third round but still keeps Masters lead

One round away from another green jacket, Jordan Spieth couldn’t help but look back.

Spieth hangs on to Masters lead, but just barely

The final pairing for a weekend at the Masters is what everyone wanted – Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, winners at four of the last six majors.

Tom Watson grateful to go out his way at Masters

The first ovation on Tom Watson’s final walk up the 18th fairway at Augusta National lasted 55 seconds.

Jordan Spieth picks up where he left off at Masters

Jordan Spieth is off to another great start in the Masters because of the way he finished.

Big debacle for Big Easy at start of Masters

Ernie Els was 2 feet from a par to start the Masters.

Jack Nicklaus: Tiger Woods isn’t done just yet

Jack Nicklaus says he thinks Tiger Woods will win again. After seeing him a few weeks ago, Nicklaus is surprised Woods isn’t playing the Masters this week.

Spieth relying on experience in bid for Masters repeat

Packing for a three-week road trip reminded Jordan Spieth that winning the Masters wasn’t as easy as he made it look.

Arnold Palmer to skip opening tee shot at Masters

Arnold Palmer said Tuesday he has told Augusta National that he will not be hitting the ceremonial tee shot next month, a role the four-time Masters champion had taken on …