Matsuyama fades at Masters

Apr 11, 2016

Matsuyama fades at Masters

Hideki Matsuyama’s bid to become the first Japanese man to win a major crumbled in a 1-over-par final-round 73 on Sunday at the Masters, where he finished five strokes back of England’s Danny Willett in a tie for seventh. The 24-year-old Matsuyama started in ...

Matsuyama two shots off lead at Masters

Apr 10, 2016

Matsuyama two shots off lead at Masters

A wayward putter cost Hideki Matsuyama two late bogeys in the third round of the Masters on Saturday, but he goes into the final 18 holes in a tie for third, just two strokes behind leader and defending champion Jordan Spieth. “There were very ...

Spieth gets off to strong start

Apr 8, 2016

Spieth gets off to strong start

Jordan Spieth is off to another great start in the Masters because of the way he finished. His two biggest rivals were left behind because they couldn’t. Spieth capped off the only bogey-free round in the wicked wind at Augusta National by making a ...

Spieth hopes to lean on experience

Apr 6, 2016

Spieth hopes to lean on experience

Packing for a three-week road trip reminded Jordan Spieth that winning the Masters wasn’t as easy as he made it look. Driving down Magnolia Lane made it all seem possible again. Among the clothes he packed was the green jacket that had been hanging ...

Woods decides to not participate in Masters

Apr 2, 2016

Woods decides to not participate in Masters

Tiger Woods is going to Augusta National next week — to eat, not play. Woods made official Friday night what most observers figured all along. Recovery from two back surgeries last year has not progressed to the point where he is ready to tee ...

Senior sprinter dubbed 'Golden Bolt' sets world record

Sep 24, 2015

Senior sprinter dubbed 'Golden Bolt' sets world record

A fleet-footed centenarian raced into the Guinness World Records on Wednesday and declared himself a “medical marvel” as he continues to stalk sprint king Usain Bolt. Hidekichi Miyazaki, dubbed “Golden Bolt” after the fastest man on the planet, clocked 42.22 seconds at the Kyoto ...

Spieth wins Masters in scintillating fashion

Apr 13, 2015

Spieth wins Masters in scintillating fashion

Jordan Spieth tapped in his final putt to cap off a record performance and bent over in relief. He just as easily could have been taking a bow. This was a Masters for the ages. Not since Tiger Woods in 1997 has a 21-year-old ...

Matsuyama finishes fifth at Masters

Apr 13, 2015

Matsuyama finishes fifth at Masters

Hideki Matsuyama turned in his best round yet at the Masters and a fifth-place finish has him setting his sights even higher at Augusta National. “I would really like to become a Masters champion one day,” Matsuyama said Sunday. In his fourth Masters, Matsuayama ...

Spieth keeps lead at Masters

Apr 12, 2015

Spieth keeps lead at Masters

Jordan Spieth seized control of the Masters with a performance not seen since another 21-year-old, Tiger Woods, first blazed his way around Augusta National. Spieth made four birdies in five holes on the back nine to stretch his lead to seven shots. Standing on ...

Spieth grabs five-shot lead at halfway point of Masters

Apr 11, 2015

Spieth grabs five-shot lead at halfway point of Masters

Jordan Spieth made Friday feel like Sunday at the Masters. Fans rose to their feet and applauded when Spieth walked onto the 12th tee, and for the next two hours, ovations greeted him on tee boxes and greens. The red number next to his ...

Augusta favorites wary as Tiger lurks

Apr 8, 2015

Augusta favorites wary as Tiger lurks

Tiger Woods last won a major title in 2008 and hasn’t won the Masters in a decade, but top-ranked Rory McIlroy will be watching out for him this week all the same. The 79th Masters opens Thursday at Augusta National with McIlroy seeking his ...