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Opinion: A winning week for diversity

Opinion: A winning week for diversity

It is somewhat fitting that at a tournament and golf club not known for its diverse membership and inclusive policies for much of its history, that the diversity of golf took centre stage at the beginning and end of the Masters. 14 Apr 2021
Opinion: Gary Player’s golf balls sully momentous occasion

Opinion: Gary Player’s golf balls sully momentous occasion

At first it needed to be confirmed weary eyes weren’t playing tricks on me in the late hours of Thursday night. But a quick check on Twitter confirmed what could not even be dreamed of. 9 Apr 2021
Gallery: Masters Round One

Gallery: Masters Round One

The Masters got underway this morning with the ceremonial opening tee shots hit by Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, alongside Lee Elder. Here are the best images from day one, where Justin Rose leads. 9 Apr 2021
Masters in ceremonial salute to Lee Elder

Masters in ceremonial salute to Lee Elder

Lee Elder, who was the first black player to compete in the Masters, joined Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus as an honorary starter ahead of the tournament's 85th staging. 9 Apr 2021
Top-10 Masters Traditions

Top-10 Masters Traditions

The Masters is not just one of golf’s four major championships, it is a unique event in the sporting world. Much of this can be attributed to the traditions and regulations the Augusta National Golf Club committee has put in place during the past 86 years. Here’s the best of them. 7 Apr 2021
Gallery: Masters Practice Day 1

Gallery: Masters Practice Day 1

Masters week is well and truly upon us. Here are some of the best images from the grounds of Augusta National Golf Club from the first official day of practice. 10 Nov 2020
Lee Elder to be honoured by Augusta National

Lee Elder to be honoured by Augusta National

Fred Ridley, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, announced today that Lee Elder, the first black man to compete in the Masters Tournament 45 years ago, will be honoured by establishing scholarships in his name and inviting him to be an honorary starter for the 2021 Masters. 10 Nov 2020