More Sports / Golf Apr 19, 2019

Jordan calls Tiger's comeback 'greatest I have ever seen'

Michael Jordan described Tiger Woods' Masters comeback as the "greatest ever" and added he called the golfing icon to personally congratulate him. "To me it is the greatest comeback I have ever seen," Jordan told The Athletic. "I never thought he'd get back physically. He didn't ...

Amateur Takumi Kanaya lives dream of leading Masters

More Sports / Golf Apr 12, 2019

Amateur Takumi Kanaya lives dream of leading Masters

Amateur Takumi Kanaya made a birdie-birdie start Thursday in his Masters debut, allowing the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship winner to live a dream and top the Augusta National leaderboard. The 20-year-old from Hiroshima bowed to reality by the end of the day, firing a one-over par ...

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 ...

Patrick Reed moves into lead at Masters

More Sports / Golf Apr 7, 2018

Patrick Reed moves into lead at Masters

Patrick Reed is leading a major championship for the first time, and his confidence is so high that he can only see what's ahead of him. Maybe that's just as well at this Masters. Reed started and finished the front nine with three straight birdies. He ...

Jordan Spieth fires a 66 for lead at Masters

More Sports / Golf Apr 6, 2018

Jordan Spieth fires a 66 for lead at Masters

Tiger Woods attracted most of the attention. Jordan Spieth caused the most concern. Opening day at the Masters had a wide-open feel until Spieth hit his stride Thursday afternoon. He saved three straight pars with that superb short game. He ran off three straight birdies ...