Augusta National

Garcia Wins First Golf Major Title in Masters Playoff

Augusta (United States) (AFP) – Spain’s Sergio Garcia captured his first major golf title on Sunday after 73 failed attempts, making a birdie on the first playoff hole to defeat Justin Rose and win the 81st Masters.

Danny Willett of England presents Sergio Garcia of Spain with the green jacket after Garcia won in a playoff during the final round of the 2017 Masters tournament, at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, on April 9

Garcia, Rose Tee Off for Masters Glory

Augusta (United States) (AFP) – Sergio Garcia, chasing his first major title after 73 failed attempts, and Justin Rose, seeking a green jacket to go with Olympic gold, teed off Sunday sharing the final-round lead at the Masters.

Justin Rose (R) birdied five of the last seven holes to shoot 67 in ideal conditions and join Sergio Garcia in the lead entering the last round of the 2017 Masters Tournament

Amateur Plays His Way Into Masters With Hole-In-One… on a Par 4

Last April when the world’s 2,535th-ranked amateur golfer gazed at the TV tuned to the Masters while sitting in a Farmington, Minnesota, saloon, he told his dad that someday he would take him to Augusta National to watch the tournament.

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Tiger Woods Makes Masters Cut

Friday at the 79th Masters Tournament Tiger Woods sent a message early that he planned on being around for the weekend.

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Tiger Woods: ‘I’m Playing in the Masters’

“I’m playing in the Masters,” Tiger Woods stated on his official website Friday afternoon. “It’s obviously very important to me, and I want to be there.”

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Tiger 50-50 to Tee It Up at The Masters

Tiger Woods’ former Stanford teammate and long time confidante, Notah Begay, gives it is 50-50 chance that the world’s most famous golfer and owner of 14 major championships will tee it up for his twentieth Masters Championship at Augusta National on April 9.

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