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# Augusta

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# Augusta
Lowry tied for 4th at the Masters, Scheffler leads Smith by three going into final round
The third-round action is under way at Augusta.
# Augusta
Tiger Woods launches unlikely Masters quest after solid opening round
Woods is making an incredible comeback 14 months after his horrific car crash.
# William Hill
Tiger's comeback sparks hysteria and Seamus Power makes debut: Talking points for the Masters
Adam McKendry looks at the key storylines – including the Irish interest – as they prepare to get underway at Augusta.
# seamus power
From West Waterford to playing at Augusta - 'It couldn't happen to a nicer fella, he's worked so hard'
Seamus Power’s meteoric rise in the last year sees him play in the Masters this week.
# Drive On
I ignored medical advice to take 'huge risk' ahead of Masters - DeChambeau
The former US champion has previously been sidelined with hand and hip problems.
# Augusta
Tiger Woods playing at the Masters would be 'phenomenal' - McIlroy
Woods has not competed in a top-level event since a car accident last year.
# Golf
Tiger practicing at Augusta to test Masters fitness: report
Woods has won the Masters five times.
# uncertainty
Tiger Woods remains in Masters field as speculation grows over Augusta return
Woods is eligible for the year’s first major as a five-time former champion.
All time
# Augusta
Matsuyama holds on to win the Masters and become the first Japanese male player to win a Major
Ireland’s Shane Lowry finished in a tie for 21st.
# good reads
The Masters, five-a-side, and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
Plus, the remarkable GAA Congress which brought the 1947 All-Ireland SFC final to New York.
# The Masters
'If the rain doesn't come, then it will be really fun. It has the potential to be even crazier'
A world-class field of 88 golfers made final preparations on the eve of the 85th Masters.
# Have your say
Poll: Who do you think will win the 2021 Masters at Augusta?
The tournament returns to a traditional spring setting.
# 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
The 31-year-old opened with a disappointing 75, but followed up his 66 on day two with a 67 to reach eight under.
# Augusta
McIlroy's hopes for Masters breakthrough fade as Johnson moves clear
McIlroy is tied for 10th on eight under par with Shane Lowry back in 20th position after a 68 today. Dustin Johnson leads on 16 under.
# Round-Up
World number one Johnson, Thomas, Smith and Ancer share Masters lead ahead of weekend
Rory McIlroy rebounded with a bogey-free 66 to revive his chances.
# latest
Paul Casey sets the early pace with flawless opening round at the Masters
The 43-year-old Englishman matched the lowest major round of his career to seize the lead at Augusta.
# lengthy statement
McIlroy hopes extra distance might bring Masters title
After watching Bryson DeChambeau win the US Open, McIlroy tried to add length off the tee.
# G-Mac
Graeme McDowell admits Masters hopes in balance due to coronavirus
The Northern Irishman currently sits just inside the top 50.
# Off
2020 Masters at Augusta latest event to fall to Coronavirus
No rescheduled date has been set for the prestigious competition.
# It's Quizness time
Quiz: How well can you remember these dramatic final rounds of the Masters?
The Green Jacket will be handed out again at Augusta this evening.
# Off the Mark
Woods in contention after electric start while mixed opening round frustrates McIlroy
The Northern Ireland man is four shots off the lead at Augusta.
# Hard Lines
Disastrous start for Lowry after bogey-laden first round at the Masters
The Offaly man sank seven bogeys in all on the opening day at Augusta.
# Have your say
Poll: Who do you think will win the 2019 Masters at Augusta?
The action starts today in the opening Major of the season.
# Ace
Shane Lowry hits early hole-in-one in the Par 3 contest at the Masters
The Offaly native is competing in the Masters for the fourth time.
# grand slam ambitions
Rory McIlroy paired with Ricky Fowler and Cameron Smith for opening Masters rounds
The 29-year-old four-time major winner is seeking to complete a career Grand Slam at Augusta.
# Flying the flag
Down's Olivia Mehaffey makes history as she qualifies for final round at Augusta
Tied for 11th, the 21-year-old will now compete at the home of the Masters.
# Grand Slam Chaser
'Abraham Lincoln lost the first 13 elections he was ever in. He wound up being the President'
The 29-year-old could become only the sixth player to win all four major titles with a victory at the Masters.
# Ace
Watch: High-fives all round as Hoffman joins the Masters hole-in-one club
It was the only ace of this year’s Masters.
# birdie blitz
Spieth 'almost pulled off the impossible' in awesome Augusta finale
The 2015 champion was in red-hot form on Sunday.
# Tiger
'A bittersweet ending': Woods closes out encouraging Masters comeback
Woods finished with a three-under par round of 69 on Sunday.
# Augusta National
'I've been waiting for this chance' - McIlroy ready for Masters redemption
Rory McIlroy feels ready to claim Masters glory and says leader Patrick Reed will be the man under the most pressure on Sunday at Augusta.
# tin cup
Sergio's Masters defence goes up in smoke as he hits FIVE balls in the water on one hole
We all know how you feel, Sergio.
# Comeback
Hungry Tiger ready to prowl as Masters drama begins
The former world number one will go up against a generation of golfers he helped inspire.
# beige
Sergio Garcia's champions dinner menu was a bitter disappointment (to us)
Listen, we’re sure it tasted fine, but that’s not the point.
# tiger in red
Tiger Woods' recent play has led to skyrocketing ticket prices for the Masters Tournament
Golf fans are hoping Tiger can reel in the years at Augusta.
# no jacket required
Vamos! Rose and Garcia share Masters lead entering mouth-watering last round
Neither European has won at Augusta before.
# Augusta
Hoffman surges ahead at Masters as Garcia stumbles
Things are heating up at Augusta.
# The Masters 2017
Heading into the weekend, it's perfectly poised: here's how things stand in Augusta
After Friday’s second round, there’s a four-way tie at the top of the leaderboard.
# stairway to hell
World number one Johnson pulls out of Masters with back injury minutes before teeing off
It’s been a dramatic start to the first Major of the year.
# Augusta
Player and Nicklaus pay emotional tribute to Arnold Palmer as 2017 Masters gets underway
“It is a wonderful but in one respect difficult day.”