Shugo Imahira receives special invitation to Masters

More Sports / Golf Jan 9, 2019

Shugo Imahira receives special invitation to Masters

Shugo Imahira, last year's Japan Golf Tour leading money winner, has accepted a special invitation to play in this year's Masters tournament, Augusta National chairman Fred Ridley said Tuesday. The 26-year-old from suburban Tokyo will make his Masters debut after missing the cut in all ...

Former Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson dies at 86

More Sports / Golf Jul 15, 2017

Former Augusta National chairman Hootie Johnson dies at 86

Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86. Augusta National announced his death and celebrated the sweeping changes to the Masters during his ...

Spieth hopes to lean on experience

More Sports / Golf 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 in his ...