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Officials & Players heap praise on Matsuyama

Officials & Players heap praise on Matsuyama

Officials and fellow competitors poured deserved praise and adoration on Japan’s history-maker Hideki Matsuyama, whose nail-biting victory at the Masters Tournament on Sunday was tipped to spark a new wave of talents emerging from Japan and Asia for decades to come. 12 Apr 2021
Fearless Zalatoris has golf world talking

Fearless Zalatoris has golf world talking

The golf world has fallen in love with Will Zalatoris, the little-known but fearless Masters debutant who claimed outright second place. 12 Apr 2021
Magical Matsuyama makes Masters history for Asia

Magical Matsuyama makes Masters history for Asia

Hideki Matsuyama created Masters Tournament history on Sunday after overcoming intense pressure and the weight of a nation to become the first Japanese male golfer to triumph at Augusta National and put on the famous green jacket. 12 Apr 2021
Masters week leaves Leishman majors hungry

Masters week leaves Leishman majors hungry

Marc Leishman has come up short in his bid for a green jacket but has rediscovered his hunger for glory after another close call at the Masters. 12 Apr 2021
Scott delighted for Japan's Masters champ

Scott delighted for Japan's Masters champ

Adam Scott vividly remembers the reception he received in Japan after winning the Masters eight years ago. 12 Apr 2021
Matsuyama wins the Masters at Augusta

Matsuyama wins the Masters at Augusta

Hideki Matsuyama tapped in the winning putt at the Masters and unleashed the heavy burden of a nation piled on his shoulders. 12 Apr 2021
Matsuyama on brink of Masters glory

Matsuyama on brink of Masters glory

Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama put himself on the threshold of Masters Tournament history after a stunning seven-under 65 in the third round fired him into a four-shot lead at Augusta National on Saturday. 11 Apr 2021
Leishman ready to chase Masters dream

Leishman ready to chase Masters dream

Marc Leishman says the pressure is squarely on leader Hideki Matsuyama as the Australian readies himself for a Sunday green jacket chase at the Masters. 11 Apr 2021
Horschel embraces Masters slip and slide

Horschel embraces Masters slip and slide

Walking around with stained white trousers and wet feet on Augusta's pristine course made Billy Horschel stand out for all the wrong reasons but at least he saw the funny side after he ended up on his backside at the 13th hole. 11 Apr 2021
Matsuyama blitz seizes Masters lead

Matsuyama blitz seizes Masters lead

Hideki Matsuyama sits primed to become a national hero after an incredible back-nine blitz at the Masters set up a commanding four-shot lead with a round to play. 11 Apr 2021
Matsuyama & Kim keep Asia’s flag flying high at Augusta National

Matsuyama & Kim keep Asia’s flag flying high at Augusta National

Korea’s Si Woo Kim stayed firmly in contention at the halfway stage of the Masters Tournament despite putting with a 3-wood over his final four holes en route to a three-under 69 in the second round on Friday. 10 Apr 2021
Rose clings to Masters lead, Spieth lurks

Rose clings to Masters lead, Spieth lurks

Justin Rose has felt the blowtorch firmly applied during the second round of the Masters but he refused to yield as he fought hard to maintain his place at the top of the leaderboard. 10 Apr 2021
Kim breaks putter but contends at Masters

Kim breaks putter but contends at Masters

Si Woo Kim acknowledged that he has broken clubs out of frustration before, with one very significant caveat. 10 Apr 2021
Smith rues late water plunge at Masters

Smith rues late water plunge at Masters

Cameron Smith is hoping a crippling, momentum-stealing double bogey late in the second round at Augusta National won't stop his Masters dream. 10 Apr 2021
Rose nearly panicked but he's still on top at Augusta National

Rose nearly panicked but he's still on top at Augusta National

Justin Rose had to concede he was close to pushing the panic button as his overnight lead slipped away at the 85th Masters – but he responded superbly to recover and end up clawing his way back to the top. 10 Apr 2021
Leishman revives Aussie Masters hopes

Leishman revives Aussie Masters hopes

Aussie fighters Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith and Matt Jones have revived hopes of a green jacket heading back down under after Masters leader Justin Rose opened the door at Augusta National. 10 Apr 2021
After blooper, Wiesberger's a contender

After blooper, Wiesberger's a contender

A day after enduring the blooper of putting from the green straight into a water hazard at slippery Augusta National, Bernd Wiesberger has made amends by not only making birdie at the same hole but also shooting into contention at the Masters. 10 Apr 2021
Making Augusta cut is like winning: Ollie

Making Augusta cut is like winning: Ollie

Jose Maria Olazabal said he felt like he had won a third green jacket after giving himself every chance of making the cut in the Masters for the first time since 2014. 10 Apr 2021
Ancer hit with two-shot penalty at Masters

Ancer hit with two-shot penalty at Masters

Former Australian Open champion Abraham Ancer has been handed a two-stroke penalty at the Masters after his club touched the sand before hitting a shot from a greenside bunker. 9 Apr 2021
Little Leishman inspires dad at Masters

Little Leishman inspires dad at Masters

If it wasn't for nine-year-old Harvey Leishman, Australia's tilt at the 2021 Masters might have been on life-support after a brutal opening round at August National. 9 Apr 2021
Matsuyama ends first day T2 at Augusta

Matsuyama ends first day T2 at Augusta

Japanese star Hideki Matsuyama enjoyed a three-under 69 in the first round of the Masters Tournament as he found inspiration from the success of teenaged compatriot, Tsubasa Kajitani who won the Augusta National Women’s Amateur four days earlier. 9 Apr 2021