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Masters winner Matsuyama latest Japanese star to join chorus of Olympic concerns
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# Doubts

Masters winner Matsuyama latest Japanese star to join chorus of Olympic concerns

May 12th 2021, 3:40 PM 3,072 Views 2 Comments

The golfer admitted he was “in two minds” about whether the event should go ahead.

Tiger Woods says Matsuyama's Masters win has global golf impact
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# Boost

Tiger Woods says Matsuyama's Masters win has global golf impact

Apr 12th 2021, 1:19 PM 6,366 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the new champion hopes his success will inspire legions of Japanese golfers to follow his example

New quarantine rules put Irish Open 'in trouble', says Shane Lowry
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# Home Thoughts

New quarantine rules put Irish Open 'in trouble', says Shane Lowry

Apr 12th 2021, 8:09 AM 27,490 Views 19 Comments

And the reigning British Open champion is forced to look for a new caddie to help his title defence preparations.

Matsuyama holds on to win the Masters and become the first Japanese male player to win a Major
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# Augusta

Matsuyama holds on to win the Masters and become the first Japanese male player to win a Major

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 49,305 Views 20 Comments

Ireland’s Shane Lowry finished in a tie for 21st.

The Masters, five-a-side, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
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# Good Reads

The Masters, five-a-side, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Apr 11th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,997 Views 1 Comment

Plus, the remarkable GAA Congress which brought the 1947 All-Ireland SFC final to New York.

Rory McIlroy encouraged to take a break as early Masters exit beckons
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# Off Form

Rory McIlroy encouraged to take a break as early Masters exit beckons

Apr 9th 2021, 10:57 PM 9,585 Views 4 Comments

The 31-year-old carded an opening 76 at Augusta National and played the first 10 holes of round two in four over par to fall well outside the projected cut.

Lowry finishes with a flourish with three birdies in seven holes
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# Masters

Lowry finishes with a flourish with three birdies in seven holes

Apr 9th 2021, 9:39 PM 42,458 Views 20 Comments

The Offaly man got off to a superb start yesterday but had a tougher round today.

Shane Lowry 'proud' after recovering from errors to stay in Masters hunt
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# Reaction

Shane Lowry 'proud' after recovering from errors to stay in Masters hunt

Apr 9th 2021, 11:38 AM 4,632 Views 3 Comments

The Offaly man was hindered by slip-ups on the 10th and 15th holes, before shooting birdies on 16 and 18.

Here's your TV guide for this bumper weekend of sport
# Tune In
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# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this bumper weekend of sport

Apr 9th 2021, 7:30 AM 8,590 Views 5 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into.

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2021 Masters at Augusta?
# Have Your Say
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# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2021 Masters at Augusta?

Apr 7th 2021, 5:10 PM 10,933 Views 16 Comments

The tournament returns to a traditional spring setting.

Visit to recuperating Tiger Woods gives Rory McIlroy new 'perspective' on Majors
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# Masters

Visit to recuperating Tiger Woods gives Rory McIlroy new 'perspective' on Majors

Apr 6th 2021, 10:47 PM 6,350 Views 1 Comment

Poor form means expectations are low as McIlroy returns to the Masters at Augusta this week.

Jordan Spieth tees up for the Masters with first victory in four years
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# Comeback Kid

Jordan Spieth tees up for the Masters with first victory in four years

Apr 4th 2021, 11:11 PM 6,590 Views 8 Comments

Padraig Harrington finished in a tie for 69th while Graeme McDowell ended up in 54th position.

'I feel in a better place than leading into the last couple of Masters' - Spieth
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# Confident

'I feel in a better place than leading into the last couple of Masters' - Spieth

Mar 31st 2021, 1:31 PM 2,226 Views 0 Comments

A tie for 46th in November’s rescheduled Masters was the American’s worst finish in seven appearances at Augusta.

McIlroy working with renowned coach in bid to rediscover form ahead of Masters
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# Rebuild

McIlroy working with renowned coach in bid to rediscover form ahead of Masters

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:11 PM 3,616 Views 2 Comments

The 31-year-old has linked up with Pete Cowen on an official basis.

High-class John Higgins sees off Ronnie O’Sullivan to book semi-final spot
# Like A Fine Wine
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# Like A Fine Wine

High-class John Higgins sees off Ronnie O’Sullivan to book semi-final spot

Jan 15th 2021, 11:47 PM 5,841 Views 5 Comments

The Scot triumphed 6-3 in the 70th meeting between the two long-standing rivals.

'As a kid you dream of playing in the Masters and dream about putting on a green jacket'
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# DJ

'As a kid you dream of playing in the Masters and dream about putting on a green jacket'

Nov 16th 2020, 8:09 AM 6,704 Views 1 Comment

Top-ranked Dustin Johnson shook off an early stumble to win the Masters in record-breaking fashion.

Top-ranked Dustin Johnson captures Masters in record-breaking fashion
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# Success

Top-ranked Dustin Johnson captures Masters in record-breaking fashion

Nov 15th 2020, 7:59 PM 50,240 Views 16 Comments

Rory McIlroy finished fifth with South Africa’s Dylan Frittelli.

'I haven’t really made a good run here on a Sunday before, it’s about time' - McIlroy eyes strong Masters finish
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# Moving On Up

'I haven’t really made a good run here on a Sunday before, it’s about time' - McIlroy eyes strong Masters finish

Nov 15th 2020, 9:36 AM 5,474 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old opened with a disappointing 75, but followed up his 66 on day two with a 67 to reach eight under.

World number one Johnson, Thomas, Smith and Ancer share Masters lead ahead of weekend
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# Round-Up

World number one Johnson, Thomas, Smith and Ancer share Masters lead ahead of weekend

Nov 13th 2020, 11:58 PM 6,565 Views 7 Comments

Rory McIlroy rebounded with a bogey-free 66 to revive his chances.

Willett moves into Masters contention with second-round 66 as McIlroy battles back from worst-ever start
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# Latest

Willett moves into Masters contention with second-round 66 as McIlroy battles back from worst-ever start

Nov 13th 2020, 9:36 PM 7,420 Views 3 Comments

Tommy Fleetwood also took route 66 up the leaderboard at Augusta.

Former champion Sergio Garcia ruled out of Masters after testing positive for Covid-19
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# Statement

Former champion Sergio Garcia ruled out of Masters after testing positive for Covid-19

Nov 9th 2020, 4:46 PM 4,514 Views 0 Comments

The 40-year-old will miss his first major championship since 1999.

'It's a balls, but it's not the end of the world' - Sugrue finds positives as Masters dream is delayed
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# Best Laid Plans

'It's a balls, but it's not the end of the world' - Sugrue finds positives as Masters dream is delayed

Mar 22nd 2020, 10:00 AM 21,713 Views 3 Comments

The Cork golfer talks to The42 about the postponing of Augusta National, putting his pro career on hold, and mixing it with Tiger Woods.

2020 Masters at Augusta latest event to fall to Coronavirus
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# Off

2020 Masters at Augusta latest event to fall to Coronavirus

Mar 13th 2020, 2:17 PM 6,929 Views 6 Comments

No rescheduled date has been set for the prestigious competition.

Rory McIlroy says Masters should go behind closed doors
# Health Crisis
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# Health Crisis

Rory McIlroy says Masters should go behind closed doors

Mar 13th 2020, 10:20 AM 6,103 Views 10 Comments

Irishman’s stance backed up fellow players.

I'm no cheat, insists US golfer Reed
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# Defence

I'm no cheat, insists US golfer Reed

Dec 10th 2019, 11:53 AM 13,765 Views 11 Comments

The former Masters champion was docked two strokes for improper swings during the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

Patrick Reed wins Northern Trust for first victory since 2018 Masters
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# Success

Patrick Reed wins Northern Trust for first victory since 2018 Masters

Aug 11th 2019, 11:42 PM 4,518 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy tied for sixth place at 12 under.

Lowry the first round leader in South Carolina as he bounces back from Masters setback
# Leading The Way
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# Leading The Way

Lowry the first round leader in South Carolina as he bounces back from Masters setback

Apr 18th 2019, 10:30 PM 8,699 Views 3 Comments

Shane Lowry is top on six-under after his first round in the RBC Heritage.

'It wasn't like the All-Ireland but it was something else' - McManus thrilled for friend Woods
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# Celtic Tiger

'It wasn't like the All-Ireland but it was something else' - McManus thrilled for friend Woods

Apr 16th 2019, 12:01 AM 9,876 Views 7 Comments

The Limerick native says that the 43-year-old’s victory at Augusta National was ‘one of the iconic moments in sport.’

Quiz: How well can you remember these dramatic final rounds of the Masters?
# It's Quizness Time
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# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: How well can you remember these dramatic final rounds of the Masters?

Apr 14th 2019, 7:30 AM 5,937 Views 3 Comments

The Green Jacket will be handed out again at Augusta this evening.

Molinari, Day and Koepka share lead, Tiger charges, and Lowry misses cut in Augusta
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# Day 2

Molinari, Day and Koepka share lead, Tiger charges, and Lowry misses cut in Augusta

Updated Apr 12th 2019, 10:30 PM 17,577 Views 13 Comments

Weather has halted play at The Masters at the time of writing.

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2019 Masters at Augusta?
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# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2019 Masters at Augusta?

Apr 11th 2019, 6:15 AM 7,875 Views 10 Comments

The action starts today in the opening Major of the season.

Shane Lowry hits early hole-in-one in the Par 3 contest at the Masters
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# Ace

Shane Lowry hits early hole-in-one in the Par 3 contest at the Masters

Apr 10th 2019, 8:34 PM 12,939 Views 3 Comments

The Offaly native is competing in the Masters for the fourth time.

Spieth coming in under the radar but confident of Masters push after fixing issues from the tee
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# The Masters

Spieth coming in under the radar but confident of Masters push after fixing issues from the tee

Apr 10th 2019, 11:09 AM 2,001 Views 2 Comments

While the three-time major champion may be confident entering play Thursday, he’s been up and down in recent tournaments.

Jennifer Kupcho creates history at Augusta after claiming National Women's Amateur
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# History

Jennifer Kupcho creates history at Augusta after claiming National Women's Amateur

Apr 6th 2019, 9:39 PM 6,830 Views 0 Comments

The amateur tournament was the first women’s trophy ever contested at Augusta National.

Rory McIlroy chases Career Slam at Masters while Tiger lurks
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# Preview

Rory McIlroy chases Career Slam at Masters while Tiger lurks

Apr 5th 2019, 9:33 AM 4,415 Views 14 Comments

The Holywood native is the favourite to win next week’s event.

'This is the best golf I’ve ever seen Rory play. There’s no doubt he's had the best form of anybody this year'
# Georgia On My Mind
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# Georgia On My Mind

'This is the best golf I’ve ever seen Rory play. There’s no doubt he's had the best form of anybody this year'

Apr 4th 2019, 7:15 AM 6,046 Views 7 Comments

Paul McGinley says the four-time major winner has the code to crack The Masters puzzle next week in Augusta.

Judd Trump overpowers Ronnie O'Sullivan in Masters final
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# Success

Judd Trump overpowers Ronnie O'Sullivan in Masters final

Jan 20th 2019, 10:33 PM 7,889 Views 10 Comments

The newly crowned champion rarely looked back, after establishing a 7-1 lead in the opening session.

'I didn't get the result I wanted' - Masters disappointment fueling McIlroy's desire
# The Players Championship
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# The Players Championship

'I didn't get the result I wanted' - Masters disappointment fueling McIlroy's desire

May 9th 2018, 7:59 PM 3,336 Views 4 Comments

Rory McIlroy is confident his game is in good shape ahead of the Players Championship.

Reed soars to three-stroke lead over McIlroy at Masters
# As It Stands
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# As It Stands

Reed soars to three-stroke lead over McIlroy at Masters

Apr 7th 2018, 11:44 PM 17,251 Views 15 Comments

Light morning rain made the challenging Augusta National greens slightly more receptive.

Food and beer at the Masters is the biggest bargain in sports
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# Cheap Eats

Food and beer at the Masters is the biggest bargain in sports

Apr 4th 2018, 3:16 PM 12,217 Views 6 Comments

The Masters is an expensive ticket to get but pretty cheap once you get in the gates.

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