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Rickie Fowler hits on the second fairway during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Fowler among those still not a lock for Masters invitation

Nov. 17, 2020 6:21 PM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — For the better part of the last decade, a tradition unlike any other for Rickie Fowler was getting that envelope around the holidays inviting him to the Masters. Now that's in jeopardy. Fowler tied for 29th in the Masters and dropped two spots in the world ranking to No. 48. He has...

Dustin Johnson holds the trophy after being presented with his first green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Column: Majors summed up by the young, the bold, the best

Nov. 17, 2020 3:14 PM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Lowest score in Masters history. Fewest bogeys for the tournament. First player to reach 20-under par. Dustin Johnson can add one more distinction to his historic week at Augusta National, even if this one won't show up in the record book. He only gets to keep the green jacket with him...

Dustin Johnson holds the trophy after being presented with his first green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Dustin Johnson buries some major memories, wins the Masters

Nov. 15, 2020 5:57 PM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — In this one-of-a-kind Masters that had no fans and no roars, Dustin Johnson made sure it had no drama. And when he polished off his five-shot victory Sunday with lowest score in tournament history, he had no words. Only tears. Looking smart in his Masters green jacket he dreamed his...

Dustin Johnson tees off on the third hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

The Latest: DJ coasts to 5-shot win and 1st Masters title

Nov. 15, 2020 2:58 PM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Masters, the final golf major of the year (all times EST): ___ 2:55 p.m. Dustin Johnson has won the Masters, shooting a 68 in the final round to finish at 20-under par and win the pandemic-delayed tournament by five strokes. The 2016 U.S. Open champion claimed his...

Tiger Woods walks on the 13th fairway during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Tiger's quest for sixth Masters title will have to wait

Nov. 14, 2020 7:13 PM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods got off to a brilliant start at the Masters. The defending champion couldn't keep it going. That pursuit of a sixth green jacket will likely have to wait until April.. Woods made a birdie on his 10th hole of the opening round to reach 4-under par. He played the next 44...

John Augenstein looks over his third shot with caddie William Kane on the 7th hole during the second round of the Masters Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Vanderbilt's Augenstein makes run at Masters low amateur

Nov. 13, 2020 5:54 PM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Amateur John Augenstein waited seven extra months to make his Masters debut, and one more night just to finish his first round. So when he arrived at Augusta National on Friday morning, he was ready to get at it. After the tournament was delayed because of the pandemic and the opening...

Tiger Woods watches his ball as he misses a birdie putt on the eighth hole during the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

The Latest: Masters 1st round halted with 44 on the course

Nov. 13, 2020 11:04 AM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Masters, the final golf major of the year (all times EST): ___ 6 p.m. Play has stopped for the day at the Masters, with Paul Casey in the lead and almost half the field unable to complete the first round because of a three-hour weather delay in the morning. Casey shot...

MASTERS '20: A brief look at opening day at Augusta National

Nov. 12, 2020 7:35 PM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A brief look at the Masters on Thursday: LEADING: Paul Casey opened with a 7-under 65, matching his lowest score at the Masters. TRAILING: Webb Simpson and Xander Schauffele at 67. INCOMPLETE: Of the 44 players who didn't finish, Justin Thomas was 5 under through 10 holes. TIGER TALES:...

Paul Casey hits out of the 7th fairway during the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Casey rides the buzz of Masters history to 65 and early lead

Nov. 12, 2020 7:27 PM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Already seven months behind schedule because of the pandemic, the most unusual Masters was 30 minutes old Thursday when the silence was interrupted by a rumble down by Amen Corner. No roars this week. Just thunder. And then a weather delay of nearly three hours. All that, and it was...

Larry Mize chips out of a bunker on the seventh hole during the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Mize 87 yards shorter than DeChambeau and has the same score

Nov. 12, 2020 6:46 PM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Larry Mize is 33 years removed from the Masters victory that allows him to play as long as he likes. He is 62, and his average distance off the tee on the two measured drives Thursday was a paltry 247.4 yards. Bryson DeChambeau can hit an iron that far. In fact, DeChambeau’s...