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# The Masters

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Tiger Woods fades late to shoot 75 in first round of World Challenge
The 15-time major winner was playing his first competitive round since the Masters last April.
This year
LIV's Brooks Koepka seizes command at Masters at Augusta
Koepka could produce the PGA Tour’s nightmare scenario of a victory.
Séamus Power sinks back-to-back holes-in-one in Masters Par 3 contest
The Waterford man is only the third player in the competition’s 63-year history to ace consecutive holes.
Séamus Power sinks back-to-back holes-in-one in Masters Par 3 contest
The Waterford man is only the third player in the competition’s 63-year history to ace consecutive holes.
Cameron Smith unaware of planned LIV celebration at Masters 18th green
LIV boss Greg Norman said the entire contingent from the Saudi-funded breakaway would gather around the 18th to congratulate one of their own winning.
'I’m really not kidding' – Scott Stallings’ Masters invite sent to wrong person
The three-time PGA Tour winner posted the message from the other Stallings on social media.
Last year
Shane Lowry hoping to build on fine Masters form and challenge for US PGA title
The 35-year-old is looking to add to his trophy collection having now finished in the top five of all four major championships.
'It's so near and so far. I don't know how many chances I'll get to win the green jacket'
Shane Lowry defiant despite sense of regret at missing out on Masters glory.
McIlroy and Lowry finish in top 3 at the Masters as Scottie Scheffler wins first Major
Scottie Scheffler finished three shots clear at the 86th Masters
'Have to pick myself up' - Frustrated Lowry aims for strong finish after slight slip at Augusta
Shane Lowry is tied for fourth place heading into the final round of The Masters.
Scottie Scheffler proves top ranking as superb Shane Lowry shares second
Elsewhere, Tiger Woods fought back to make the halfway cut.
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.
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.
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.
Neil Robertson through to Masters final after dramatic win over Mark Williams
The semi-final went to the final frame at Alexandra Palace.
'I promise I will get help' – Mark Selby opens up on mental health struggles
Selby was beaten 6-1 in his Masters quarter-final on Friday.
Ronnie O’Sullivan dumped out at the Masters
Neil Robertson got the better of the seven-time winner, prevailing 6-4 to book a semi-final spot.
All time
Hideki Matsuyama four shots clear at the Masters after stunning Saturday at Augusta
The 29-year-old completed the first bogey-free round of the week on Saturday.
Shane Lowry 11 shots off the pace after shooting an even round 72 at Augusta
Lowry was tied for 20th behind clubhouse leader after three rounds.
McGinley urges McIlroy to 'clear his head' after early Masters exit
McIlroy has not won a major championship since 2014.
'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.
No 1 DJ and McIlroy thrill returning Masters spectators
The patrons are back at Augusta.
'Probably the best run of golf I've played here': McIlroy takes the positive out of missed Masters opportunity
McIlroy finished in a tie for fifth after shooting three rounds in the 60s.
Record-equalling performance puts Johnson in control at Augusta
The world number one has matched the 54-hole scoring record set by Jordan Spieth in 2015.
Play suspended at The Masters just 25 minutes after first round tees off
Thursday’s forecast includes the possibility of heavy rain and isolated thunderstorms.
Lowry paired with Tiger Woods for opening two rounds at US Masters
The action gets underway this Thursday.
Home thoughts from abroad: the family that made a Masters hopeful
This year of Covid 19 has disrupted all schedules yet James Sugrue still stands apart. This week, finally, he tees up at the US Masters, seven months on from its intended date. His journey started in North Cork.
McIlroy hopes extra distance might bring Masters title
After watching Bryson DeChambeau win the US Open, McIlroy tried to add length off the tee.
The 2020 Masters at Augusta National will be played behind closed doors
This year’s Masters will take place from 12-15 November.
Quiz: Can you recognise these past golf major winners?
The US PGA championship had been scheduled to start today. What’s your knowledge of former major champions like?
The Masters moves to November 2020 in rescheduled golf calendar
2020 PGA Championship moved to August with US Open pencilled in for September.
McIlroy: 'If I started to try and gear up for Augusta in head would be absolutely fried'
‘It’s not as if I’m out on whatever hole here and thinking, ‘This is the fifth hole at Augusta and this is the tee shot I need.’’
'The most amazing shot in history' leaves fans stunned at the Masters
Viewers could had believe what they saw during Stephen Maguire’s comeback win.
Tiger Woods knows he must 'do everything right' to catch Jack Nicklaus
Trailing Nicklaus’ record by three, Woods knows he now has a smaller window for major success.
'Maybe Tiger dislikes me' - Golf legend Norman says Woods is yet to respond to his Masters letter
Tiger Woods has apparently not responded to Greg Norman’s congratulatory letter after his success in the 2019 Masters.
McIlroy joined by Rahm and Leishmann for opening rounds of US Open
Graeme McDowell, meanwhile, returns to the scene of his 2010 major success when he touches down at Pebble Beach.
Failed fightback leaves Tiger 'aggressively' chasing birdies at PGA Championship
The 15-time major winner fought back from a poor start and but saw his round fall apart in the final four holes.
Nicklaus congratulates Tiger for receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom
Tiger Woods was lauded by Jack Nicklaus after receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Woods surges up world rankings again after mastering Augusta
Having plunged to 1,199th in the world, the 15-time Major champion is back inside the top 10.
Woods not thinking about 18 as Nicklaus says: 'I'm shaking in my boots'
The 43-year-old is now just three Major titles behind all-time great Nicklaus.