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Tiger Reflects on Stunning Masters Victory

Tiger Woods has admitted that he surprised even himself by winning The Masters and thus finally securing his 15th major title, and says that he hasn't yet fully come to grips with it. Golfshake's Derek Clements reacts to the legendary American's reflections. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #40: Tiger at the Masters, Spring Inspiration, Twilight Golf

Kieran Clark was joined by Stewart Armstrong and Josh Jeffery on Episode 40 of the Golfshake Podcast. They looked back at Tiger's incredible victory at the Masters, placing that triumph into context, the journey and wider impact of the moment, and what it could mean going forward. They also look ahead to the new season, inspiration for playing golf in spring, and the joys of twilight golf. read more ...


How to Attend the 2020 Masters

If you want to experience Augusta National and see Tiger Woods defend his title, making it to the Masters is easier than you may think. We take a look at the available options for those who are hoping to attend this iconic tournament. read more ...


Tiger Woods Now Has Ending Chapter His Career Deserved

Golfshake's Kieran Clark reflects on the remarkable journey of Tiger Woods, the spectacular rises and dramatic falls, all of which have culminated in his breathtaking triumph on Sunday at the Masters. read more ...


Where Does Tiger's Victory Figure in Sport's Greatest Comebacks?

Tiger Woods' fifth Masters title has already been widely considered among the greatest comeback achievements in the history of sports. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on many of the other stories that it can be compared with. read more ...


Reviewing Sky and BBC at The Masters

Tiger Woods won the Masters, but who claimed the TV battle between Sky and the BBC? Golfshake's Derek Clements shares his opinion on both broadcasters, their strengths and weaknesses, and reveals which of the two he preferred. read more ...


The Scale of Tiger's Victory at the Masters

Golfshake's Derek Clements tries to capture the enormity of Tiger's astonishing victory at the Masters, reflecting on the comments and widespread praise shared by many of the biggest names in sport and society. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #39: 2019 Masters Reaction

Golfshake's Kieran Clark and Matt Holbrook instantly react to Tiger Woods' extraordinary triumph in the Masters, as the legendary American rolled back the years to secure his first major title since 2008, overcoming a depth of injuries, personal humiliations and torment to complete one of the most remarkable triumphs in history. read more ...


Miraculous Tiger Woods is the Master Once Again

Following a Sunday of tense drama, Tiger Woods has completed the most extraordinary of comebacks and won the Masters for fifth time, 14 years since his last, and 11 since his most recent major victory. Golfshake's Derek Clements recaps an unpredictable and historic final day and unimaginable achievement. read more ...


Miracle Man Woods Poised to Complete Remarkable Comeback

On a day of days at Augusta, Francesco Molinari, the Open champion, recorded a round of 66 to take a two-shot lead into the final round of The Masters at Augusta National. And one of the two men lurking behind him is 14-time major champion Tiger Woods, looking to claim his first Green Jacket in 14 years. read more ...


Ian Woosnam's Unassuming Final Farewell to Masters Points to End of Era

Former Masters champion, Ian Woosnam quietly brought his career at Augusta to an end on Friday. Golfshake's Kieran Clark reflects on the Welshman's achievements, and how the storied time of Europe's Big Five is reaching its conclusion. read more ...


Tiger Roars Into Contention with Major Champions at Augusta

Tiger Woods survived a rain delay and a sliding tackle from a marshal to leave himself one shot off the lead after the second round of The Masters as he attempts to complete one of the most remarkable comebacks in sport. read more ...


The Best Alister MacKenzie Courses in the UK & Ireland

You may not play Augusta National in your lifetime, but there are many other Alister MacKenzie courses in the UK and Ireland, including Alwoodley and Lahinch. We have brought them all together into one helpful guide. read more ...


Koepka and DeChambeau Lead at Masters

It was meant to be all about Rory McIlroy and his attempt to finally claim the career grand slam. Instead, the first round of The Masters was all about Brooks Koepka, whose 66 saw him leading the way with Bryson DeChambeau as he attempts to win his fourth major and his third since successfully defending the US Open in June last year. read more ...


Master the Greens at Augusta or Pack Your Bags and Head for Home

The greens at Augusta National are notoriously quick, but just how fast are they? Golfshake's Derek Clements takes a closer look, recalling time spent with former Amateur Champion Gary Wolstenholme, to discover just how difficult these surfaces are. read more ...


The Greatest Masters Memories

To capture a little bit of the special imagination that people have with Augusta, we asked members of the Golfshake team, including several of our ambassadors, to delve back into their memories and recall some of the tournaments, shots, and triumphs that have defined their lifetime of watching the Masters. read more ...


8 Outsiders to Watch at the Masters

Considering the exclusive and limited nature of the field, there aren't many genuine outsiders at the Masters, but we have picked out eight names who could surprise the big favourites this week at Augusta National. read more ...


The 2019 Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

It's time for the Masters, but who is going to achieve immortality at Augusta National? Golfshake's Derek Clements takes a closer look at the main storylines, the potential contenders, and what we can expect from this week. read more ...


6 to Watch at the Masters

Who is going to claim that iconic Green Jacket on Sunday? Golfshake's Derek Clements has picked out five names - plus one outsider - who may just achieve immortality this week at the Masters and join the legends of Augusta. read more ...


Augusta National Hole by Hole Guide

Home of the Masters Tournament since 1934, Augusta National is arguably the most iconic golf course on the planet, sitting alongside the Old Course at St Andrews and Pebble Beach for that accolade. We take a closer look at 18 holes of this legendary course, where the players of today will walk in the footsteps of legends. read more ...


The Masters By Numbers

Played at the same venue each year, we have a connection to the Masters like no other event, and consequently many of the statistics attached resonate with golfers more here than elsewhere. 2019 marks several anniversaries, and we have gathered some of the key numbers to be mindful of throughout the week. read more ...


How to Follow the 2019 Masters

The Masters Tournament is more accessible than ever before for those following the iconic event at home or on the move, with a variety of viewing options throughout the week on both Sky Sports and the BBC. read more ...


Reed Reluctant to Return Green Jacket

Patrick Reed will attempt to become just the fourth player to successfully defend the Masters, but the omens are not good for the American, who has been uninpsiring of late, but it's not a title he is willing to hand over lightly. read more ...


Augusta National Looks Set for Course Changes

Augusta National looks set to undergo major changes for the first time in a decade, with preliminary site plans filed with local authorities noting a possible lengthening of the fifth hole at the iconic home of the Masters Tournament. read more ...


2018 Masters to be Broadcast on Sky Sports and BBC

Following months of speculation, Sky Sports has confirmed that it has extended its association with the Masters, ensuring that the 2018 Tournament will be showcased on both Sky and the BBC, who have retained live coverage over the Saturday and Sunday of the iconic first men’s major of the year. read more ...


Sky Sports Golf Looks Set to Retain Masters Live TV Rights

Earlier this year, it was revealed that Sky Sports' deal to showcase all four days of the Masters Tournament had ended without a renewal being immediately apparent. However, months down the line, that Sky is on the verge of agreeing a new contract with Augusta National officials. read more ...


How to Attend the 2018 Masters

Want to attend the Masters in 2018? It's easier than you may think to secure entry. We take a closer look at the options, including the annual ticket ballot, and dedicated packages from travel providers that could make your dreams a reality. read more ...


Appreciating Class Act Justin Rose at Great Masters for European Golf

Sergio Garcia was the champion, but Derek Clements pays tribute to the quality and grace of Justin Rose, who was both a star on the course and off it throughout an enthralling and special Masters for European golf. read more ...


Sergio's Classic Masters Moment on the 15th

There was much to savour about the Masters, but Sergio Garcia's brilliant eagle on the 15th will be remembered as one of those iconic moments. It was an incredible scene of theatre on a memorable Sunday at Augusta. read more ...


Golf and Sport Reacts to Sergio's Masters Success

It had taken him 74 attempts, but FINALLY Sergio Garcia was a major champion. His enthralling battle with Justin Rose left us with a Masters champion, and there have been few more popular winners in the storied history of this great event. Some of the biggest names in golf and sport reacted to the Spaniard's brilliant triumph.  read more ...


Sergio's Winning Bag at the Masters

Sergio Garcia brilliantly withstood the pressure to overcome his friend and fellow competitor Justin Rose in a thrilling playoff at Augusta National for his maiden major championship victory at the 74th attempt. Take a closer look at the clubs used by the Spaniard to achieve his breakthrough moment at the Masters. read more ...


Brilliant Sergio Garcia Triumphs at Enthralling Masters

Sergio Garcia ended two decades of major championship heartache with a thrilling playoff victory over Justin Rose in an enthralling Masters Tournament. Golfshake's Derek Clements reports on a special day and hugely popular success. read more ...


Remembering Seve's Two Masters Triumphs

The legendary Seve Ballesteros would have turned 60 today. Six years have now passed since his death, but the incredible legacy of the Spaniard is continually celebrated. We take a look back at his two historic Masters victories. read more ...


Masters Sunday Key Pairings and Times

Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia lead the way going into what promises to be a memorable Sunday at the Masters. Americans Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth will be looking to strike from the penultiimate pairing at Augusta. Here are the key pairings and tee times to look out for. read more ...


Garcia and Rose Lead Ahead of Special Masters Sunday at Augusta

Justin Rose produced a sensational back-nine of 31 on Saturday to ascend into a tie for the lead with Sergio Garcia after the third round of the 81st Masters Tournament, with Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth just behind ahead of what promises to be a memorable Sunday. read more ...


Garcia, Fowler and Pieters Reach the Summit at Intriguingly Poised Masters

Day one leader Charley Hoffman was caught by a squad of impressive names on Friday at the Masters, with Sergio Garcia, Thomas Pieters and Rickie Fowler all shooting rounds in the 60s to join the 40-year-old at the summit at four-under.  read more ...


Veteran Fred Couples Rolls Back Years at Augusta

25 years ago, Fred Couples secured the Green Jacket after seeing off the challenge from the experienced Raymond Floyd. He was the world number one and pre-tournament favourite. Now 57 and with a troublesome back, the American has found himself back in contention after two rounds at the Masters. read more ...


Key Pairings on Saturday at the Masters

It's poised to be a fascinating and thrilling weekend at Augusta. The third round is destined to be crucial, with a four-way-tie for the lead, and we have picked out the most important pairings of the day and when they're starting. read more ...


Masters Disappointment for Willett

Despite battling admirably to recovery from two notable disasters, the first hole proved to be Danny Willett's nemesis at the Masters, costing him six shots on route to narrowly missing the cut on his defence. read more ...


Brilliant Charley Hoffman Takes Historic Lead at Masters

American Charley Hoffman shot an astonishing opening round of 65 - ten shots better than the field average - to secure a four-stroke lead at the Masters on what had been a difficult Thursday for most of the field at Augusta National.  read more ...


Different Angle of Tiger's Amazing Masters Chip Shot

We all remember Tiger's legendary chip-in on the 16th at Augusta National in 2005 - it's likely the most iconic shot of his career - but you may not have seen this different angle and perspective of such an indelible moment. read more ...


Bubba Holes Two Incredible Putts at Masters

Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson produced two miraculous putts at Augusta on Thursday, holing across greens and down slopes on the 14th and 16th, which helped him salvage a respectable score on a difficult day. read more ...


Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm Produce Magic on 16th at Augusta

Rory McIlroy had to battle during the first round of the Masters, but he produced a moment of brilliance on the 16th, coming close to making a hole-in-one. Playing partner Jon Rahm wasn't far behind him! read more ...


Tour all 18 Holes at Augusta National

Augusta National is beautiful and iconic, tantalising, dramatic but treacherous. We take a closer look at all 18 holes of the legendary Masters venue, noting the changes that have been made over the years. read more ...


Augusta National Goes on a Spending Spree

The Masters is still a few months away, but Augusta National Golf Club has long ben preparing with a number of additional features and changes made to the property, with the organisation having gone on a major spending spree. read more ...


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