New rule will limit the use of video review in golf tournaments

In a remarkably swift move for golf’s ruling bodies, the R&A and USGA have announced a change to the rules of golf which will limit the use of video review.

As a result of the controversy surrounding Lexi thompson’s four-stroke penalty during the final stages of the recent ANA Inspiration tournament, the R&A and USGa have reacted quickly to introduce a new decision to the rules of golf which will reduce the use of video evidence while enforcing the rules of golf and place the emphasis back on player integrity.

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Tiger Woods undergoes back surgery for the fourth time

We should almost have a template for this type of article by now – Tiger Woods has recently had surgery on his back for a fourth time and will hopefully return to full activity in six months.

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Tiger Woods announced on his website that he has had back surgery a fourth time – this time fusing two of his lower vertebrae together to alleviate pain.

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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. https://t.co/9IETL5ccCk

— 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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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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Ryu wins major but everyone talking about Lexi Thompson’s 4-stroke penalty: video highlights

A drama filled final round of the first women’s major of the year sees So Yeon Ryu holding aloft the trophy and many debating whether TV viewers should influence the outcome of golf tournaments.

The history books will show that Korea’s So Yeon Ryu won her second golf major by beating American Lexi Thompson in a playoff at the ANA Inspiration in California.

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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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