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Payne brought needed change to Masters and his exclusive world

The Grand Pooh-bah of an exclusive golf club is stepping down. As high-profile transitions go, this won’t traumatize the sports world or anybody who lives in the real world, most of whom see Augusta National only as a fence that borders the club on Washington Road, just down the street from a Hooters and a Knights Inn. 1,080 more words

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Column: Hootie Johnson Leaves Behind a Complicated Legacy

William “Hootie” Johnson, the former chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, has died at age 86.

Johnson is one of only six men to serve as chairman of Augusta National, and while The Masters reached new heights during Johnson’s tenure, he leaves behind a complicated legacy. 643 more words

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A Tiger in Winter

A review of The 1997 Masters: My Story by Tiger Woods with Lorne Rubenstein

  • March 20, 2017
  • Grand Central Publishing

When Tiger Woods won the Masters by 12 strokes in 1997, I was 13 years old, and I had already been obsessed with golf for a couple of years. 1,774 more words

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Woods adamant on return

Tiger Woods is adamant about playing tour golf again on the back of his fourth surgery since 2014.

The former-world-number-one had fusion surgery on his back last month and believes he is on course for a competitive return providing he doesn’t ‘screw up’. 381 more words

Rose: BMW PGA one of the best

Justin Rose insists the BMW PGA Championship is one of the top events in world golf, ahead of his return to Wentworth.

The world-number-nine, who makes his first appearance on British fairways since The Open last July, comes into this week with just one start since his runner-up finish at Augusta National seven weeks ago. 354 more words