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August 2, 2021

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All the big lessons this Masters taught us

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The Masters came upon us quickly in 2021, with the previous installment having just ended only five months earlier and without another major championship between them. Dustin Johnson’s time with the green jacket was short, and Hideki Matsuyama lifted up a nation in winning this one. Here are things we......

You haven’t heard the last of Will Zalatoris at the Masters

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — He has seemingly come out of nowhere. The truth, though, is Will Zalatoris has always been there. He just took a more anonymous route. Zalatoris, 24, didn’t win the Masters on Sunday, but he made it interesting for a time. That he gave himself a chance in......

Adam Sandler has entered the Will Zalatoris-Masters chat

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7:00 PM ET Tory BarronESPN Editor Close Tory Barron is a Bristol-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. After retiring from playing lacrosse at UConn, the DC native decided to try her hand at writing about people playing sports. Will Zalatoris wowed all week in his Masters debut — finishing 9......

How Hideki Matsuyama ended his and Japan’s long wait for a Masters champion

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — At the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow, after Japan’s Hideki Matsuyma led at the turn and then bogeyed five of the final nine holes to finish in a tie for fifth, he buried his head in his hands and cried after an interview with a Japanese......

Don’t take your eyes off these players on the jam-packed Masters leaderboard

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AUGUSTA, Georgia — Defending Masters champion Dustin Johnson won’t be around for the weekend at Augusta National Golf Club after missing the cut. Neither will four-time majors winners Brooks Koepka or Rory McIlroy. But after England’s Justin Rose came back to the field a little bit in Friday’s second round,......

How last week’s win might just lead Jordan Spieth to another this week at the Masters

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — The process is far from complete, with plenty of work to be done. The prolonged slump might be a thing of the past, but getting his game to the level of those bygone days is still the goal for Jordan Spieth. He’s on another leaderboard, this time......

Justin Rose has been here before and other big things to know for Round 2 of the Masters

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AUGUSTA, Georgia — Justin Rose entered the 85th Masters this week ranked No. 41 in the Official World Golf Ranking, his lowest ranking entering a tournament in a decade. Rose, 40, hasn’t won on the PGA Tour in more than two years, and he has just one top-30 finish in......

‘I just came out of the ring with Evander Holyfield’: The day Augusta National and the Masters fought back

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — This is the Augusta National that leaves you breathing fire rather than soaking in its beauty, spewing expletives rather than hosannas, walking off bewildered. Other than Justin Rose, who somehow shot 7-under-par 65 after not playing for more than a month, most of those who traversed the......

ESPN predictions for who wins this year’s Masters

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — Look through the list below. There are lot of different players in this 2021 Masters who could walk away with the green jacket and it wouldn’t surprise you. There is Dustin Johnson, the defending champion who torched the place just five months ago in a one-time-only fall......

Who can win the Masters, and who has absolutely no shot

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AUGUSTA, Georgia — The 85th playing of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club returns to its traditional spot in April this week. There will be limited patrons once again because of the coronavirus pandemic, and no Tiger Woods as the five-time Masters champion recovers from serious injuries suffered......

This Masters is about a champion who is missing and what is ever-so-slowly returning

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — Rory McIlroy, who is known to be one of the most thoughtful and introspective golfers on the professional touring circuit, ended his pre-Masters news conference by going on an extended riff about Tiger Woods. That felt perfect because even though Woods is at home recovering from his......

‘It’s just golf’: Dustin Johnson figured out life, shrugged off major disappointments and found his way

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MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina — Six years ago, not long after Dustin Johnson had completed one of the worst collapses in golf history at the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, he was behind the wheel of his courtesy car headed back to his rental house. No one in the......

Bryson DeChambeau is ready to take another big swing at Augusta National

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bryson DeChambeau was going to obliterate Augusta National last fall. He was coming off a convincing 6-shot win at the U.S. Open, overpowering famed Winged Foot. He arrived at the Masters with a plan to do the same. But a funny thing happened on the way to......

Bernhard Langer has found a way to stall Father Time at the Masters

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Bernhard Langer stood toward the back of the tee box on the first hole of the Masters in November and watched Rory McIlroy launch his opening tee shot of the third round 322 yards. Moments later, the 63-year-old Langer hit his — 251 yards. The differences between the two were......

Everything you need to know one month before the Masters

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With all that’s happened in golf, from Tiger Woods‘ car crash to Jordan Spieth‘s resurgence to Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson winning again, it’s almost hard to remember another Masters is almost here. But it’s one month from Masters week, with the tournament at Augusta National back in its traditional......

Tiger Woods and the fight with his body, his game and his motivation

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Tiger Woods left the grounds at Augusta National on Sunday afternoon without his green jacket, knowing all too well that he might not ever have the opportunity to take it with him again. Oh, it will always be there for him in the Champions Locker Room, waiting for his next......

Inside a surreal week at a Masters unlike any other

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — This Masters was different. It had to be. The tournament was being held in November for the first time. There were no patrons on the grounds. We share what stood out most to us over seven surreal days at Augusta National: Less quiet, please So much is......

How two brothers went from ‘Dumb and Dumber’ to winning the Masters

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — The stories are legendary, and not all that flattering. Dustin Johnson and his brother, Austin, look like an excellent team now, a Masters green jacket and a ridiculously good 2020 golf year amid a pandemic all the proof you need. But when Dustin decided to hire his......

How Dustin Johnson got his second major in a one-of-a-kind Masters

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — Dustin Johnson stood on the sixth tee box Sunday morning at Augusta National having just carded back-to-back bogeys after making only two bogeys in his first 57 holes of this Masters. Johnson drew back his 8-iron, cleared whatever was in his head, which he admits is typically......

How Tiger Woods’ hopes to defend his Masters title came to a likely end

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — Tiger Woods walked off Augusta National on a perfect Saturday morning with hope, a real shot to win another Masters and defend the green jacket he won 19 months earlier. He just completed his second round, the one halted by darkness the night before, with seven pars......

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