Matsuyama becomes first Japanese in Masters green jacket

Matsuyama becomes first Japanese in Masters green jacket

Matsuyama becomes first Japanese in Masters green jacket AUGUSTA, Ga. — Hideki Matsuyama delivered golf-mad Japan the grandest and greenest prize of all. Ten years after Matsuyama made a sterling debut as the best amateur at Augusta National, he claimed the ultimate trophy Sunday with …..

A masterpiece from Hideki Matsuyama to take Masters lead

A masterpiece from Hideki Matsuyama to take Masters lead

A masterpiece from Hideki Matsuyama to take Masters lead AUGUSTA, Ga. — The storms that stopped play for a little more than hour Saturday at the Masters were expected. The masterpiece delivered by Hideki Matsuyama after the break was not. Matsuyama played the final eight …..

Justin Rose torches tough Augusta for 65 and 4-shot Masters lead

Justin Rose torches tough Augusta for 65 and 4-shot Masters lead

Justin Rose torches tough Augusta for 65 and 4-shot Masters lead AUGUSTA, Ga. — Even before the Masters began, it was obvious Augusta National in April was nothing like it was in November. Far less clear was which course Justin Rose was playing Thursday. Rose …..

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy seeking exclusive company at the Masters

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy seeking exclusive company at the Masters

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy seeking exclusive company at the Masters AUGUSTA, Ga. — Rory McIlroy stopped by to encourage Tiger Woods as he recovers from multiple leg injuries and might have come away with some inspiration of his own. “In his family room he’s got …..

This Masters tradition is a pictorial surprise for champions

This Masters tradition is a pictorial surprise for champions

This Masters tradition is a pictorial surprise for champions AUSTIN, Texas — Jordan Spieth tapped in for bogey to win the Masters, bent over briefly and then straightened with a smile. That was his favorite image from his 2015 victory. The best photograph? That was …..

Oh, baby! Jon Rahm says he’ll leave at once for birth of child

Oh, baby! Jon Rahm says he’ll leave at once for birth of child

Oh, baby! Jon Rahm says he’ll leave at once for birth of child AUSTIN, Texas — Jon Rahm is the third betting favorite at the Masters, listed by Westgate Superbook at 12-1 behind Dustin Johnson and Bryson DeChambeau. The Spaniard might suggest a prop bet …..

Tiger Woods returns to Florida to recover from car crash

Tiger Woods returns to Florida to recover from car crash

Tiger Woods returns to Florida to recover from car crash Tiger Woods is back at home in Florida to resume his recovery from career-threatening leg injuries he suffered when his SUV ran off a road and down a hill in the Los Angeles suburbs last …..