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

Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia 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 major winners Brooks Koepka or Rory McIlroy.

Collision report reveals Tiger Woods’ confusion, low blood pressure in Southern California crash

Tiger Woods mistakenly thought he was in the state of Florida when he was interviewed by a sheriff’s deputy at a Los Angeles area hospital after he crashed his vehicle in February, according to a 22-page collision report that reveals several new details about the collision sequence and aftermath. Among the

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

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University 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,

The Masters: Justin Rose opens up four-shot advantage as Bryson DeChambeau struggles at Augusta

Justin Rose delivered a remarkable burst of scoring to recover from a slow start and open up a four-shot lead after the opening round of the 85th Masters. Latest leaderboard The Masters Rose, a two-time runner-up at The Masters, bounced back from being two over par after seven holes to

The Masters: Dustin Johnson finds the going tougher in opening 74 at fiery Augusta

Dustin Johnson insisted he felt “no additional pressure” as defending Masters champion after opening with a two-over 74 on a tough first day at Augusta National. Johnson appreciated the need to grind hard for pars on a course playing significantly firmer and faster than when he romped to a five-shot

DJ ‘not quite as sharp’ as sub-par streak ends

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University AUGUSTA, Ga. — Here’s the great thing about winning the Masters: while you might have to give back the green jacket when you leave Augusta National, they never truly take it

Rory McIlroy hits his FATHER with wayward shot at the Masters

Rory McIlroy hits his FATHER in the leg with a wayward shot during his horrid opening round at the Masters… but his dad luckily sees the funny side as he jokes ‘I should ask for an autographed glove’ Rory McIlroy toiled once again during his opening round at the Masters

The Masters 2021 tips: Best bets for Augusta major and who enters in good form

Dustin Johnson: Winning the Masters is a 'dream come true' When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your

Masters 2021 purse, payout breakdown: How much prize money does the winner make?

Winning any of golf’s four majors is an incredible accomplishment, but there is something special about finishing atop the leaderboard at the Masters. The winner from the previous year placing the green jacket on the most recent champion is one of the coolest traditions in sports. Oh, and taking home

McIlroy 'just one simple swing thought away from igniting his game'

Rory McIlroy ‘just one simple swing thought away from igniting his game’, says former Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley as Northern Irishman targets Masters glory The 31-year-old has not won a major championship since 2014  McIlroy has added Pete Cowen to his coaching team after a poor run  McGinley says McIlroy