Sergio Garcia finally wins a major after playoff victory at The Masters

You can now strike Sergio Garcia off the list of ‘best players never to win a major’.

SERGIO HAS DONE IT!! 💪🇪🇸 He wins #TheMasters with a theatrical putt for the ages, wow.

— 7Golf 🏌 (@7golf) April 9, 2017

In his 74th start, Sergio Garcia has finally won a major golf tournament after winning the 2017 Masters Tournament.

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2017 MASTERS: Rose, Garcia lead as Scott ready for tilt at another green jacket

A leaderboard full of perennial bridesmaids and past-champions sets up a mouth-watering final round of the Masters.

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The stage is set for another classic final round at The Masters with a leaderboard befitting of a major golf tournament.

Sitting top of the Masters leaderboard are three names who have yet to get their hands on a green jacket, but followed closely by a number of golfers who already have that same garment in their wardrobes including Jordan Spieth, Charl Schwartzel and Australia’s Adam Scott.

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2017 MASTERS: Johnson withdraws, Hoffman leads at a wind swept Augusta

The Australians have had a poor start to the 2017 Masters after blustery conditions affected all but one golfer at Augusta National.

Charley Hoffman looked like he was playing a different golf course to everyone else on the opening day of the 2017 Masters Tournament. As the field struggled in the difficult conditions at Augusta National, Charley Hoffman’s golf ball looked impervious to the strong winds.

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2017 MASTERS: The 5 favourites + 4 outsiders who could win

There is a clear favourite for the 2017 Masters. Few golfers have ever arrived at Augusta National with the form of Dustin Johnson.

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We’re excited to know that the 2017 Masters Tournament is just days away from starting. Soon we’ll be rolling out of bed in the early hours of each morning to the welcoming sight of a lush, green, azalea filled screen of Augusta National.

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2017 MASTERS: Players skip their golf ball across the pond Augusta’s 16th

Jordan Spieth, Bubba Watson and Danny Willett were among those who had a go at skipping their golf ball across the pond during the Tuesday practice round.

Not an official Masters event, the pond skipping competition at the par-3 16th at Augusta National has become somewhat of a tradition during the Tuesday practice round every year.

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Attending The Masters: A first-timer’s guide to being a patron at Augusta National

Few experiences in golf ever compare to the first time you get to go to The Masters.

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In the aftermath of the 2016 Masters I wrote a few articles about the weekend I was lucky enough to have spent at Augusta National.

The first piece was a first-hand look at the 2016 Masters Tournament: what it was like follow Jason Day and Justin Johnson around, to be nearby as Jordan Spieth collapsed and the tension that followed on the closing holes as Danny Willett held his nerve to capture the green jacket. The second article described the majestic, incredible moment when a Masters debutant lays eyes on Augusta National for the first time.

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Tiger Woods won’t be playing 2017 Masters; 20 years on from the week he changed golf forever

No one really expected Tiger Woods to be playing at Augusta National this week but it would have been nice to see him tee it up 20 years on from one of the most remarkable victories in the history of golf.

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It comes as no surprise to hear that Tiger Woods will not be playing at this year’s Masters Tournament.

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Fox Sports tees off with launch of dedicated Masters Channel

Golf fans, get excited. FOX SPORTS is serving up the most comprehensive coverage of The Masters, with a dedicated 24/7 channel showcasing round-the-clock action from Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia.

FoxSports press release:

FOX SPORTS More (Channel 507) will become the home of golf’s most prestigious major from Monday (April 3), with the LIVE action kicking off with the opening ‘On the Range’ practice session the following day.

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The Masters cracks down on scalpers with high-tech tickets

The Masters are waging war on online ticket re-sellers with the use of some high-tech ticketing.

Tickets to the Masters Tournament have become one of the hottest tickets in sport which means online re-sellers have made huge profits from selling Masters tickets online. But this year Masters organisers have implemented a new tactic to thwart the resale of tournament tickets by adding some extra coding to the tickets.

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