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Bubba Watson: 2012 Masters Champion

The Masters: Previewing the Top Five Groups at Augusta

For a lot of golfers around the country, it doesn’t matter what the temperature is outside, or whether they never have to put their golf clubs in storage over the summer. The golf season doesn’t truly start until The Masters tournament gets underway, and this year’s edition will kick off on Thursday in Georgia. Before the tournament starts, it would [...]

Psychologist: Did Greg Norman Choke at the ’96 Masters?

Psychologist: Did Greg Norman Choke at the ’96 Masters?

“This wasn’t a choke. It was a weak link under pressure.” –Rick Jensen, on Greg Norman’s collapse at the 1996 Masters JAMES ACHENBACH OF GOLF WEEK RECENTLY heard sports psychologist Rick Jensen speak at the 2012 World Golf Fitness Summit, a gathering of about 600 golf and health-and-fitness professionals. Achenbach came away with a new take on Greg Norman’s tragic [...]

by · October 26, 2012 · 0 comments · Golf History, The Masters
Bubba Watson: Masters Winner, Newest Sports Star?

Bubba Watson: Masters Winner, Newest Sports Star?

When it comes to golf’s biggest tournaments, The Masters always seems to be the one that brings the most drama to the table. Nearly every year, someone does something magical that people end up talking about for the rest of the golfing year. Whether it’s Phil Mickelson finally bringing home a green jacket, or Tiger Woods lapping the field en [...]

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Sunday in Paradise: Which Contender Will Win The Masters?

One of the oldest and most oft-repeated phrases in the world of golf is the maxim that “The Masters does not begin until the second nine on Sunday.” For golf fans who follow the event closely, this doesn’t really hold true, but in the whole world of golf, there is still nothing quite like the second nine on Masters Sunday. [...]

by · April 8, 2012 · 0 comments · PGA Tour, The Majors, The Masters