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Tag: the masters

EA SPORTS PGA TOUR Showcases Official Gameplay Trailer

Launching on 24th March for PlaySation5 Xbox Series X and S and PC via the EA App, Steam and the Epic Games Store, EA SPORTS PGA TOUR has presented its official gameplay trailer, showcasing a game that is the exclusive home of all four men's major golf championships; The Masters Tournament, PGA Championship, U.S. Open Championship and The Open.  read more ...


Masters LIV Golf Decision Sets Precedent For 2023 Majors

As the new golf year kicks into action we should not underestimate the importance of the decision made by Augusta National chairman Fred Ridley and his committee to allow LIV Golf players to compete at The Masters in April. read more ...


Scottie Scheffler - The Masters Champion

Scottie Scheffler won The Masters in sensational style, holding off a thrilling challenge from Rory McIlroy, who came from nowhere to close out with a spectacular 64 and finish second. read more ...


Scottie Scheffler Takes Three Shot Lead Into Final Round at Augusta

Scottie Scheffler shot his third successive sub-par round to taker a three-shot leads into the final round of The Masters. The 25-year-old American shot a one-under 71 - carding four bogeys in the final seven holes - to take a three-stroke lead into Sunday's final round.  read more ...


Scottie Scheffler Overcomes Testing Conditions to Lead Masters by Five

Scottie Scheffler overcame testing conditions at Augusta National to spreadeagle the field after two rounds of The Masters. He will go into the third round with a five-shot lead after a round of 67 left him on 136, eight under par. read more ...


Wondrous Woods Defies The Odds Yet Again

Well, he only went and did it again. With the hype surrounding his latest astonishing comeback at fever pitch, Tiger Woods defied the odds and shot a one-under par 71 on his Masters return at Augusta - just 14 months after he nearly lost his leg in a car crash. read more ...


Don't Expect Too Much From Tiger at Masters Warns Former Champion

Former Masters champion Ian Woosnam believes that Tiger Woods will struggle at Augusta this week. The 15-time major champion announced that we will compete after recovering from leg injuries sustained in a horrific car crash 14 months ago. read more ...


Pivotal Holes to Watch at The Masters

As we all know, each and every hole that combines to make Augusta National has been carved and shaped with the utmost of significance. However, as is the norm for every golf course, there are a collection of holes that are extra special; holes that can make or break green jacket dreamers. read more ...


Predicting The 2022 Masters

The 86th Masters Tournament sees the full capacity of spectators returning to Augusta National. But what's going to happen? Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook has challenged Editor Kieran Clark to a battle of wits, a contest of predictions, to see who can most accurately project what we're about to see at the 2022 Masters. read more ...


Why Do Golfers Love The Masters So Much

Everybody loves The Masters, but have you ever stopped to ask yourself why it holds such a special place in our hearts? Golfshake's Derek Clements looks at the various factors that combine to make this tournament so unique. read more ...


Tiger Woods WILL Play in The Masters And Believes He Can Win

Get ready for another outbreak of Tiger Mania. The news we have all craved was finally delivered when Tiger Woods confirmed that he will be making his competitive comeback at The Masters this week, 14 months after the car crash in which he nearly lost his right leg. read more ...


10 Picks to Win The Masters

The 86th Masters Tournament is set to be captivating, with Hideki Matsuyama defending and the competitive return of five-time champion Tiger Woods. But who could ultimately be the man to claim the iconic Green Jacket on Sunday? Golfshake's Derek Clements shares his 10 Picks to Win. read more ...


The Best European Hopes at The Masters

Until 1980, there were only two nations that were represented as Masters winners: America and South Africa. The arrival of Seve Ballesteros ensured that the trophy would be heading back to Europe for the first time, before a bombardment of European victors followed. We’ve selected five golfers who have every chance of bringing the green jacket back to Europe with them this year. read more ...


The 2022 Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

And so the season really gets under way as the world’s best golfers arrive at Augusta National for The Masters, with Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama defending the title he won in such emotional circumstances 12 months ago. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to what should be a fascinating week. read more ...


6 Players to Watch at The Masters

From a field like The Masters, and with so many quality players flourishing in the sport of golf, it can be quite difficult to determine select players you should keep an eye on. However, we have managed to file the list down to just six and we’ll provide info into their chances and season so far. read more ...


Who Could Upset The Favourites at The Masters

The countless storylines that The Masters has produced along the years typically revolve around the world’s greatest players. But what if the script was written differently, however, and the world’s elite could not match up to the underdogs below them in the world rankings? read more ...


Who is Most Likely to Win Their First Major at The Masters

There will be plenty of players dreaming of their first taste of major glory to happen at Augusta, and there are a few who have a genuine shot at turning that dream into reality. Golfshake's Liam Moore picks out four contenders who have a strong chance of winning at the Masters. read more ...


Changes to Augusta National For 2022 Masters

Nothing ever stands still at Augusta National, with course changes becoming part of the tradition as the powers-that-be try to do their bit to tackle the distance debate. And this year will be no different. read more ...


Who is Missing From This Year's Masters

The powers-that-be at The Masters do things their own way. It is effectively an invitation event, usually restricted to around 90 players. That means that it boasts the weakest field of any of the sport’s four majors. And that several notable players are not making that drive down Magnolia Lane this year. read more ...


Is The Masters REALLY Golf's Best Major

The Masters likely provokes more debate and discussion than any other of the sport’s majors. It is unique in that it is the only major that is played at the same course every year and it also boasts the smallest field. But is it the best? Golfshake's Derek Clements analyses the reasons for and against and declares his own view. read more ...


What Happened at Last Year's Masters

The whole of Japan rejoiced 12 months ago as Hideki Matsuyama held off the field to win The Masters by one stroke at Augusta National and become the first Japanese man to claim a major title. read more ...


Phil Mickelson Will NOT Play at 2022 Masters

Two weeks remain until the 86th Masters and three-time champion Phil Mickelson WILL NOT compete in it. In a newly updated field list, the 51-year-old is now registered under Past Champions Not Playing on the official tournament website, confirming his absence from the season's first men's major. read more ...


Could a Rookie Win The Masters This Year

It's been decades since a debut player won the Masters, but Will Zalatoris came agonisingly close last year. Golfshake's Liam Moore reckons it's about time for history to be rewritten and he has identified several leading candidates among for rookies at August National. read more ...


Who Hasn't Qualified For The Masters

The Masters is golf's most coveted invitation, but it's hard to come by. Ahead of the 2022 Masters - the 86th Tournament - we take a closer look at just some players who are yet to secure their invite to make that iconic drive down Magnolia Lane. read more ...


How Do Golfers Qualify For The Masters

An invite to compete in The Masters is the most precious letter that a golfer can receive, but it's only available to those who have achieved something considerable. Golfshake's Liam Moore takes a closer look at the qualification categories that determine the field at Augusta National. read more ...


Who Should Be The Next Honorary Starter at The Masters

It has been confirmed that two-time Masters champion Tom Watson will join Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as an honorary starter beginning with this April's tournament at Augusta National. But who could we see standing on that first tee in the future? We take a look at the likeliest candidates. read more ...


Golfers With The Most Second Place Finishes in Majors

Everyone knows that Jack Nicklaus won 18 major titles, with Tiger Woods on 15. We know that Nick Faldo is on six and that Rory McIlroy has four. But who has the most runner-up finishes in the four events that have now long been considered the majors in golf? We take a look at 20 figures who have been second at least five times in the biggest championships. read more ...


How to Experience The Masters in 2022

We have all been thinking about things that we'd love to experience in the future, and for any golfer, that raises the simple thought of the Masters and Augusta National. Attending the iconic event and walking around the famed property is a dream, and as we gaze ahead to 2022, it's a piece of magic that could be turned into reality by Golfbreaks. read more ...


Japan Celebrates First Masters Champion

Japan has been waiting a long time for a men’s major champion, and there have been several false dawns, but Hideki Matsuyama finally made that breakthrough at the Masters, with the reaction and impact already registering as enormous. read more ...


View From The Augusta Fairway - 85th Masters Reflections

It was a week of stories and headlines from Augusta National, and Golfshake's Derek Clements shares his reflections from a memorable few days at the 85th Masters, with a touch of controversy thrown into the mx too. read more ...


Matsuyama Survives Late Scare to Win Green Jacket

It has been a long time coming for Hideki Matsuyama, but finally, the 29-year-old became the first Japanese golfer to win a men’s major with a one-stroke victory over Will Zalatoris to secure The Masters a decade after his first appearance in the tournament as an amateur. read more ...


Augusta National Bared Her Teeth at The Masters

Talk about chalk and cheese. Was that really the same course that Dustin Johnson brought to its knees in November? Augusta National bared its teeth this past week and we got a “proper” Masters in April. read more ...


Big Names Fell Early at The Masters

Hideki Matusyama triumphed, but there was despair elsewhere for many of the game's biggest names, including Dustin Johnson, who became the 11th player in the tournament’s history to miss the weekend during their Masters title defence, with the likes of Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood also struggling. read more ...


What Champions Earn Per Swing at The Masters

They don’t like to talk about money at Augusta National. It’s enough to don the Green Jacket and enjoy all the quaint traditions that go with winning The Masters. But the reality is that the financial rewards on offer at the season’s first men's major are huge. read more ...


The Masters Officially Returns to Video Games

It has now been confirmed that the Masters Tournament and Augusta National will return to video games as part of the newly unveiled EA SPORTS PGA TOUR: Road to the Masters, with Fred Ridley, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, unveiling the new cover of EA SPORTS PGA TOUR during his annual press conference. read more ...


Sandy Lyle Sets Another Benchmark at The Masters

In a career that has been spent setting benchmarks in the game, Sandy Lyle will once again make history at the Masters on Thursday, when he tees off for the 40th time, becoming the first European golfer to reach that milestone number of appearances. read more ...


Lee Westwood is Dreaming of Creating Masters History

Lee Westwood will be the oldest champion in Masters history if he manages to win this week, eclipsing the great Jack Nicklaus. The Golden Bear was 46 when he won in such dramatic fashion in 1986. Westwood will be 48 on April 24 and has arrived at Augusta playing some of the best golf of his life. read more ...


Tiger Woods Not Far From Everybody's Thoughts at Augusta

Tiger Woods may not be at Augusta but he remains firmly in the thoughts of those who are as he recovers from the injuries suffered in a car crash in Los Angeles in February. Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas have both spoken about the five-time champion, with whom they are in regular contact.  read more ...


Bryson DeChambeau Has a Secret Weapon at The Masters

Bryson DeChambeau says that he has a ‘secret’ club in his bag for this week’s Masters, but we are going to have to wait to find out what it is. The American dominated pre-tournament headlines when the event was held in November, and he is back in the limelight again this week as we wait to find out whether he will change his approach.  read more ...


6 Outsiders at The Masters

Considering the elite and limited field, it's hard to identify genuine outsiders at the Masters, but looking at those players ranked outside the top 25 in the world, here are some names who could make their presence felt on Sunday at Augusta National. read more ...


5 Stories to Watch at The Masters

The Masters is a storybook of a major championship. Each of the 88 players in the field this week have either previously written their own memorable chapter at Augusta National or have arrived with the intention of doing so, and there are a handful of possibilities that capture the imagination ahead. read more ...


Predicting the 2021 Masters

This year's Masters is hotly anticipated with a variety of compelling storylines in play, but what do we think is going to happen down Magnolia Lane? Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook takes on Golfshake Editor Kieran Clark in a foolish contest of making predictions. read more ...


The Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

Dustin Johnson is back at Augusta National to defend the Masters, just five months after he claimed the iconic Green Jacket, but the likes of Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy will arrive determined to enjoy a taste of glory down Magnolia Lane themselves. Golfshake's Derek Clements previews the 85th Masters Tournament. read more ...


How to Follow The Masters on TV & Radio

Eyes will be on the 88 players competing in the 2021 Masters. Sky Sports have exclusive live coverage all week, not to mention a vast range of features and old films, setting the scene for this year's tournament, but there are ways for you to stay informed, even without a Sky subscription, whether that be on the BBC or online. read more ...


Dustin Johnson Reflects on Masters Triumph

Defending Masters champion Dustin Johnson has been reflecting on his triumph last November, revealing that he suffered an attack of nerves ahead of the final round and struggled to eat anything before his date with destiny at Augusta National. read more ...


Memorable Facts & Quotes From The Masters

Since it was first played almost 90 years ago, the Masters has become an iconic fixture on the sporting calendar, delivering a library of unforgettable moments, legendary champions, and images that golfers can't get enough of revisiting. We take a look at some key stats and memorable quotes that help to the tell the story of the tournament. read more ...


Hole by Hole Guide to Augusta National

Augusta National is the most recognisible of golf courses, viewers have grown up watching it each year for generations, learning its challenges, remembering the shots and moments that have made champions across decades. We take a closer look at each of the 18 holes, pointing out key areas that could prove defining this week. read more ...


Masters Betting Preview - How To Pick The Champion

Spring has finally arrived and that means it's time for The Masters. Dustin Johnson is the reigning champion, having won the rescheduled tournament in November, but who will triumph at Augusta National this April? Predicting is always a challenge, but there are clear statistical and factual trends that can point you towards the right direction. read more ...


Golf Quiz - How Much Do You Know About Arnold Palmer?

Arnold Palmer's legacy within golf remains unsurpassed. He was a transformative individual who elevated the sport during the early television age, he was enduringly popular, and he was one of the finest and most thrilling players to watch in history. In the latest Golfshake Quiz, it's time to test your knowledge on the legend, and see how many of our 12 questions you can answer correctly! read more ...


When Are The Men's Majors in 2021

WE look ahead to what we can expect in 2021 when, hopefully, we will see fans allowed back in to cheer on their favourites. As good as the majors were in 2020, without spectators there was a crucial element missing, with glorious shots greeted in absolute silence.  Below we round up when the Majors are and what we hope to see. read more ...


Reflecting on the 2020 Masters

Before the 84th Masters, all the talk was about Bryson DeChambeau, but Dustin Johnson made the headlines with his dominant victory. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on the week, from the exploits of Bernhard Langer to frustrations for Rory McIlroy, and what Augusta National was like without the atmosphere. read more ...


Dustin Johnson Sprinkles Stardust Over Augusta National

The November Masters was a historic event, so fittingly Dustin Johnson produced a stunning performance to go with it, setting a new tournament record to secure his second major title and first Green Jacket by five shots. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on a sheer exhibition from the world number one at Augusta National. read more ...


Bernhard Langer Becomes Oldest Player to Make Cut at Masters

Bringing Augusta National to its knees by hitting 340-yard drives, wedges to three feet and holing birdie putts for fun? Or there is the Bernhard Langer way, who began the 84th Masters with a round of 68 before following that up with a 73 to become the oldest player to ever make the cut. read more ...


American Golf Launches New Masters Inspired Ad Campaign

Popular retailer American Golf has launched a striking new marketing campaign that celebrates those golfers inspired by Augusta, who are keen to leave their armchairs and get back onto the golf course. read more ...


View From The Augusta Fairways

As the 84th Masters Tournament gets under way, Golfshake's Derek Clements recaps some of the main talking points and his observations from the week so far, setting the scene for what promises to be a highly intriguing event. read more ...


DeChambeau is NOT the Only Show in Town at Augusta

If you read the papers or tune in to the TV coverage you could be forgiven for thinking that Bryson DeChambeau is the only person taking part in the 84th Masters at Augusta National. His obsessive search for distance is dominating everything to do with the final major of the season. But Golfshake's Derek Clements doesn't necessarily believe that the hype will lead to success. read more ...


6 Outsiders to Follow at the Masters

This year's Masters is set for a contest between the likes of Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Justin Thomas and Jon Rahm, the tournament favourites, while eyes will also be on Rory McIlroy and defending champion Tiger Woods. However, looking beyond the world's top 20 players, we have picked out six names who could upset the odds and triumphantly place their arms inside that iconic Green Jacket on Sunday. read more ...


Predicting the 2020 Masters

Typically the most predictable of the majors, this year's Masters is something of a wildcard and raises unique questions. Going head-to-head with their picks for the 84th Masters, Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook takes on Editor Kieran Clark in a battle of the minds, making selections on a series of key categories. read more ...


The Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

Tiger Woods returns to Augusta National for his defence of the Masters, but the great man has been overshadowed by other storylines, including Bryson DeChambeau, Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy. This will be a unique event, but it promises to be a captivating one. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to the 84th Masters Tournament. read more ...


Where to Watch The 2020 Masters

The Masters in November is set to be a unique viewing experience. However, for the first time since coverage began in the 1960s, there won't be any live TV pictures of this year's Tournament on the BBC, but there are alternatives that should ensure that everyone gets their taste of Augusta National. read more ...


How a November Masters Will Look

The Masters normally takes place in April, with the azaleas in full bloom. For the first time in its history, the tournament will be staged at Augusta in November. How different is it going to be? Several knowing minds have explained what will have changed at this time of the season. read more ...


10 of the Best Masters Tournaments

Over the years Augusta National has witnessed some incredible drama. Birdies and eagles at critical moments. Golf balls being swallowed up by Rae’s Creek and bringing the world’s greatest players to their knees. Derek Clements has picked out ten of his favourite Masters Tournaments. read more ...


9 Players to Watch at The Masters

This year's Masters Tournament will be unlike any other we have witnessed, played in November and without the magical soundtrack of the gathered patrons at Augusta National. However, it's going to be undeniably compelling. Golfshake's Derek Clements picks out nine competitors he thinks could be right there in contention on Sunday. read more ...


Reliving Tiger's Incredible Masters Triumph in 2019

It was the sporting comeback to end all sporting comebacks. Tiger Woods wasn't meant to win another major. But he did. Golfshake's Derek Clements recaps the unforgettable Masters Tournament of 2019, one that will forever be remembered as one of the most special. read more ...


The Best Players Never to Win The Masters

Augusta National has been the stage for many crowning achievements and unforgettable moments, but it's also the site of crushed dreams, shattered hopes, and squandered potential. We take a look at those players who never won the Masters, but who consistently played well and contended. read more ...


Golf Quiz #5 - How Much Do You Know About The Masters?

Since it was founded in 1934, the Masters has become an iconic fixture on the sporting calender, defining many of the most unforgettable moments, shots and victories in golf. But how much do you really know about the event, its champions, records and past? Have a go at our latest quiz and see how you get on. read more ...


The Only 3 Golf Events You Must Attend

Watching sport on TV is one thing, it's undoubtedly the best way to witness the unfolding drama of a final day, but there is nothing else that can replicate being there live. There are hundreds of events in golf each year, but we wanted to identify the ones that you must experience above the rest, putting the question to the masses on social media to find a consensus. read more ...


Golfers Who Were Already Missing Augusta

This should have been Masters week, but for some notable names, they hadn't qualified for the tournament anyway. With the field for the new November date now set, we take a look at those players who won't be competing at Augusta National this year. read more ...


New Major Championship Dates Confirmed

Beginning what was scheduled to be the week of The Masters, it's been a significant day of news in golf, as the various governing bodies and organisations have revealed a newly revised plan of dates for this season's majors.  read more ...


The Greatest Masters Tournaments in History

The Masters has become one of the world's most recognisable sporting events, defining generations of golf greats, but which of these memorable tournaments stand out from the rest? We have gone through the history of the Masters, picking out two editions from each decade that best tell its story. read more ...


Rory Still Has Augusta On His Mind

Rory McIlroy needs to win the Masters to become only the sixth man in history to secure all four of golf's majors, but despite his best efforts, Augusta National has proven elusive. However, as Golfshake's Derek Clements reports, the Northern Irishman has adopted a different preparation strategy this time. read more ...


You Could Experience The Masters in 2020

Walking around Augusta National and sampling the unique atmosphere of The Masters is something that most golfers would place on their bucket lists, but with this year's event only weeks away, you may think that it's time too late, however, Golfbreaks.com still has a series of packages available if you want to transform a dream into a reality. read more ...


The Biggest Crowds in Golf History

Each year, the Waste Mangement Phoenix Open draws a staggering number of people to TPC Scottsdale, a record 719,179 for the week in 2018. But how does this compare to other events in the game? We take a look at the biggest crowds in golf history. read more ...


80 Remarkable Jack Nicklaus Facts & Stats

The Golden Bear, Jack Nicklaus remains the ultimate benchmark for golf's emerging champions. Now 80, we felt it was a timely moment to pick out 80 Facts & Stats that underline the greatness of a career that rewrote the history books. read more ...


Sky Sports Secures Exclusive Live Coverage of The Masters

Sky Sports has announced that its dedicated golf channel will be the exclusive live coverage home of The Masters in 2020. For UK viewers, the subscription broadcaster will be the only place to watch all four days of the iconic event unfold as it happens. read more ...


European Challenge Looks Strong Ahead of Masters

With the Masters just around the corner, there is reason to be optimistic for potential European success at Augusta. Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on the form of Europe's Ryder Cup players, and contrasts that with the apparent slump of American stars. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #26: Masters Recap, How to Experience Augusta in 2019

Kieran Clark and Owen Davies discuss the triumph of Patrick Reed, the breathtaking charge of Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler, and finally what was ultimately a disappointing Sunday for Rory McIlroy following an engrossing weekend. read more ...


Why Do We Love the Masters?

Why do we love the Masters so much? It draws us in like no other event, and captivates us over the four days on TV. Alex Picken delves into possible explanations, and what makes the event unique. read more ...


Rickie Fowler is Now Ready to Become a Major Champion

He may have come up agonisingly short of winning, but this Masters Sunday could prove to be a landmark date in the career of Rickie Fowler. Golfshake's Kieran Clark explains why the American is now ready to secure a major victory. read more ...


How to Attend the 2019 Masters

Have you been inspired to experience the Masters and Augusta in person? It's firmly on the proverbial bucket list for most golfers, and it's easier than you may think to secure entry. Here are the options you have to attend the Masters in 2019. read more ...


Complex Champion Patrick Reed Has Always Done Things His Own Way

Controversy has often followed the Masters Champion Patrick Reed, but those circumstances have created a fiercely determined and gritty golfer who has pushed himself to achieve great things. Golfshake's Derek Clements has followed his career closely and profiles the young American. read more ...


2018 Masters - 3 Hot and 3 Not

It will take some days to digest the Masters, and there are many questions to be answered following the contrasting performances from those in contention. Golfshake Ambassador Matt Holbrook takes a closer look at three players whose stock rose this weekend, and three who perhaps won't look back so fondly on their time in Augusta. read more ...


Ryder Cup Players Dominate Masters

The 2018 Masters was dominated by players who that will be part of both the European and American Ryder Cup Teams. It was a hugely encouraging week for both captains Bjorn and Furyk, as their golfers rose to the major occasion. read more ...


Assessing Tiger's Return to the Masters

Tiger Woods made his return to the Masters, and though his performance fell short of the lofty expectations placed upon him, Golfshake's Derek Clements reflects on that showing and why it was a hugely positive week for the 14-time major champion. read more ...


Patrick Reed Hits the Front at Augusta Following Stunning Round

He attracted ridicule some years ago when he declared that he considered himself to be a "top-five-in-the-world" golfer. And Patrick Reed has given himself the opportunity to prove it as he heads into the third round of The Masters with a two-shot lead after a magnificent 66 took him to nine under par after 36 holes. read more ...


Jordan Spieth Leads After Dramatic Opening Day at Masters

It's a familiar tale at Augusta National, as Jordan Spieth produced a sparkling back-nine rally to lead the Masters after day one, but a strong cast of challengers - including Rory McIlroy - remains in pursuit. Here is Derek Clements' recap. read more ...


Five Outsiders to Watch at The Masters

With considerable attention placed upon the likes of Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, we have taken a look further down the pecking order to identify several more unfancied names who could usurp those above and secure that legendary Green Jacket. read more ...


3 Golfers Who Could Win Their First Major in 2018

Now that Masters week is well and truly underway, it is time to take a look at three players who are in with a huge chance of picking up their first career major, this season. One of them may get the job done as soon as Sunday, whilst others may be more suited to another of the marquee tournaments that are still to come in 2018. read more ...


How to Follow the 2018 Masters

The 2018 Masters is hotly anticipated, and there are many ways for you to follow the showpiece. From the TV coverage on Sky Sports and BBC, to the popular 5 Live Radio, and online updates from ByTheMinute, you won't miss a moment from Augusta. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #25: 2018 Masters Preview Edition

It's the first men's major championship of the year, and Golfshake's Kieran Clark has been joined by Stewart Armstrong and Matt Holbrook to Preview the 2018 Masters. Discussing Ian Poulter's astonishing victory in Houston, reflecting on memories of moments and shots at Augusta National, and looking at the favourites and potential contenders for the Green Jacket, the guys delve into what promises to be a classic Masters. read more ...


The Masters Preview, Picks & Analysis

Has there ever been a more eagerly anticipated Masters? Tiger Woods is back to full fitness and form, Rory McIlroy is a winner again on tour for the first time in 18 months. It has the potential to be a classic. Golfshake's Derek Clements previews this year's Masters and looks at the names who could grasp a coveted Green Jacket. read more ...


Tiger is Back at Augusta with a Green Jacket in Mind

Having missed the last two Masters due to injury, Tiger Woods is back at Augusta. Since returning to the game in December, the 14-time major champion has progressed, and looks a major contender this week. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks at the 42-year-old's journey and his chances of securing an extraordinary victory. read more ...


Five Players to Watch at The Masters

So many of the biggest names in golf are coming into this year's Masters in great form, leading to huge levels of expectation. Golfshake's Derek Clements picks out five Augusta National specialists who could contend on Sunday. read more ...


Review of Sergio's Magical Masters Triumph

Last year, Sergio Garcia finally secured his first major victory on is 74th attempt. It was a Masters Classic, as he battled Justin Rose on the back-nine, and a finish that will go down in history. Golfshake's Derek Clements relives a magic Sunday at Augusta. read more ...


History of the Masters Champions Dinner

The Champions Dinner has been part of the Masters since 1952. Sergio Garcia will serve the menu this year, and Derek Clements looks back at the history, unusual dishes, and stories that have emerged from this club of legends. read more ...


The Masters By Numbers

2018 is the 82nd Masters Tournament, and in that time there have been many records and statistics noted at Augusta National. Golfshake's Derek Clements takes a look through the best of them. read more ...


Hole by Hole Guide at Augusta National

Augusta National is iconic and viewers have become familiar with its 18 holes watching the Masters each year. We take a closer look at each of them, including noting the statistical difficulty of the layout. read more ...


50 Years of the Masters to Watch on YouTube

If you're looking for some golf content to watch during these winter nights, 50 Years of the Masters can sensationally be seen on YouTube. 150 hours of content. Golfshake's Kieran Clark picks 10 Favourites to start watching. read more ...


BT Sport Move to Secure Masters Broadcasting Rights from Sky

Following the confirmation that the US PGA Championship - the year's final men's major - is to be shown live on the BBC, Sky Sports is facing an additional blow to its newly launched golf channel with the revelation that the broadcaster has thus far failed to agree a contract renewal to present the Masters Tournament from Augusta National.  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 ...


Danny Willett is keeping his feet on the ground following Masters victory

In the aftermath of his dramatic victory at Augusta National, Danny Willett is settling down to life as both a major champion and new father. But as Derek Clements reports, he intends to stay the same man. read more ...


Danny Willett and the English Renaissance

Danny Willett's dramatic Masters victory ended a 20 year drought for British golfers at Augusta National. Was it the ushering in of a new golden era for English golf? Golfshake's Kieran Clark believes so. read more ...


Willett Shows Sheffield Steel to Win The Masters

DANNY WILLETT is the Masters champion. Let me repeat that - Danny Willett, of Sheffield, is the Masters champion. On an unbelievable final day at Augusta National, Jordan Spieth threw away a five-shot lead. read more ...


Louis Oosthuizen became Ronnie O'Sullivan on Sunday at Augusta!

The 16th hole of Augusta National has been the site of many famous moments in Masters history, and it was a memorable day on Sunday, with THREE hole in ones being made to exhilarate the roaring patrons. read more ...


Masters Day 3 Wrap Up

Jordan Spieth continued his serene progress towards a third major in 12 months but is only one shot ahead of Smylie Kaufman and two in front of Bernhard Langer and Hideki Matsuyama on another day of high drama and tough conditions. read more ...


Masters Day 2 Wrap Up - A Day of Drama

Augusta National finally got its own back on Jordan Spieth.  McIlroy had a rollercoaster round. Casey and Rose followed their opening 69s with rounds of 77.  But what a weekend it promises to be.  Spieth going head to head with McIlroy for the Green Jacket - what more could we ask for? read more ...


5 Masters Meltdowns

Els has written his name into Masters folklore for all the wrong reasons after taking six putts from three feet on the first hole. But he is not alone is walking away from Augusta National with painful memories. read more ...


Titleist Masters Sweepstakes

During the 80th Masters Tournament, Titleist is running a special Sweepstakes, offering golfers the opportunity to potentially win an exciting Prize Pack.  read more ...


Jordan Spieth leads again after day one of the Masters

Defending champion Jordan Spieth defied expectations by opening the 2016 Masters wth a 66. It was an unpredictable day, with Rory McIlroy and Jason Day still in touch. Derek Clements looks back on Thursday. read more ...


Bernhard Langer describes the legendary 13th hole of Augusta National

Two-time champion, Bernhard Langer is playing in the Masters for a 33rd time this year. In this video, he talks through the famous 13th at Augusta - Azalea - arguably the finest par five in major championship golf. read more ...


It was an ACE day at the Par 3 Contest!

The annual Par 3 Contest at Augusta National is normally the calm before the storm, but this year we saw a record nine hole-in-ones and an astonishing eight-under score from winner Jimmy Walker. read more ...


History is against Bryson DeChambeau and the other Masters rookies this year

37 years ago, Fuzzy Zoeller won the Masters in his first appearance. He is the only other rookie in 80 years to claim the Green Jacket, but the likes of U.S. Amateur champion Bryson DeChambeau are attempting to join that club this week. read more ...


Appreciating the legacy of Tom Watson in his final Masters appearance

Two-time champion, Tom Watson is playing in his 43rd and last Masters this week. It is likely to be his final major championship. Kieran Clark looks back at his career and assesses his legacy. read more ...


Where did Amen Corner get its name?

Holes 11-13 at Augusta National are possibly the three most talked about holes at Augusta National if not in golf.  But, have you ever wondered where Amen Corner got its name? read more ...


The Ghosts of Augusta National: Why there are no certainties at the Masters

Rory McIlroy and Jason Day are both highly fancied to potentially win their first Masters this week, but Kieran Clark explains why there are no guarentees for even the best equipped players to succeed at Augusta National. read more ...


Top 10 Memorable Masters Moments

The Masters is pencilled firmly into all golfers’ diaries as we eagerly await the start of what is arguably the most popular major of them all.  Joshua Carr looks back at his top 10 memorable moments. read more ...


Masters Tournament Preview, Picks & Analysis

It's that time of year again! The 80th Masters Tournament is here, with 90 invited players driving down Magnolia Lane in search of the Green Jacket. Derek Clements looks ahead to this week's showpiece at Augusta National read more ...


Rory McIlroy is confident ahead of the 80th Masters

Rory McIlroy is the most prolific major champion of this decade, but the one Grand Slam that remains elusive is the Masters. The Northern Irishman is confident that this could be the week he puts on the Green Jacket.  read more ...


Facts of the Masters Tournament

This week is the 80th Masters Tournament, and in that time an extraordinary level of history has been created. Derek Clements looks at some of the best Augusta related facts. read more ...


With Col Swatton at his side Jason Day has eyes for the Green Jacket

You have seen him alongside Jason Day throughout his success on the course, but caddie Col Swatton has played an invaluable role in the development of the Australian. Derek Clements looks at their close relationship. read more ...


Andy Sullivan is ready to make his Masters debut

England's Andy Sullivan won three times in 2015 and now sits at 30th in the world. As he prepares to make his debut at Augusta National, Derek Clements looks back at the 29 year old's long journey to Georgia. read more ...



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