Tiger Woods has undergone a fourth back surgery to "alleviate ongoing pain in his back and leg," he announced on his website Thursday.
Victor Garcia sits in the Grill Room lounge at Augusta National, staring at a pair of 24-inch TVs in the far corners. On them, his son Sergio is walking up the 18th fairway, in a sudden-death playoff with Justin Rose. For so long – 18 years, actually – Sergio Garcia has been one of the best golfers
Phil Mickelson’s second shot at 13 during the final round of the 2010 Masters is regarded as one of the greatest in tournament history. On Saturday, Jordan Spieth hit nearly the same shot during his rise up the leaderboard that has vaulted him all the way to second place. Like Mickelson seven years
Augusta National is exceptionally hilly – like the chart on a heart-rate monitor, only on grass. Mickelson rolled the putt up the hill, toward the pin, then as he went to mark it could only stop and watch as it rolled back down. While playing partner Jordan Spieth was marching up the leaderboard with
Jack Nicklaus has six. The now infamous “Thrift Store” green jacket was up for auction, until 8 p.m. ET Saturday. For that money, it better be a legit Augusta National jacket, which it is and it comes with a hell of a story.
Nine minutes later, in a Manhattan courtroom, his old gambling buddy, Billy Walters, was convicted of insider trading. Walters was found guilty of cashing in on trading tips from a man named Tom Davis, the former chairman of Dean Foods, who testified that he fed Walters information that netted the notorious
When it comes to Augusta National, it’s all true. Take for example the desk inside the brand-new media center at which I sit while writing this story. It’s made of solid wood, with two TVs, one showing live coverage of the 81st Masters being played right outside, the other a leaderboard.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — All that happened Thursday at the Masters is this: Dustin Johnson withdrew because of a fall down a short flight of stairs; Jordan Spieth quadruple-bogeyed the 15th (not the 12th); Thomas Pieters carded six birdies, yet is tied for 14th at even par; and Arnold Palmer was not here for the
After falling down a set of stairs Wednesday afternoon and injuring his back, world No. 1 Dustin Johnson wanted to “try” and play the Masters. But in the end, the pain was too much and the tournament favorite withdrew from play just moments before he was supposed to tee off in the opening round. Johnson
The prosecution’s entire case in the double-murder trial against Aaron Hernandez hinges on the theory that Hernandez, enraged that Daniel de Abreu spilled a drink on him at a nightclub, retaliated some two hours later by opening fire on Abreu’s car, killing him and Safiro Furtado. Then came Monday’s
Tiger Woods will not play next week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational and has “no timetable” on his return. “Unfortunately, due to ongoing rest and rehabilitation on my back, I won’t be able to play in this year’s Arnold Palmer Invitational,” Woods posted on his website. Woods’ return to competitive golf
A high school in Illinois is turning to the court to send its football team to the 7A state championship game. Officials from Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Ill., have asked for an emergency order from the court to overturn the results of Saturday’s semifinal game against Plainfield North. Fenwick
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