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Justin Thomas reacts after his eagle putt on the 15th hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Thomas sees room for improvement after another strong year

Dec. 1, 2020 4:35 PM EST

Justin Thomas has ample reason to see the glass as more than half-filled, except that he plays golf for a living. The glass is never full enough to satisfy an elite golfer. Consider his year going into the Mayakoba Golf Classic. He won the Sentry Tournament of Champions and he added a second World Golf...

FILE - Stewart Cink, right, walks with his caddie and son, Reagan Cink, down the 18th fairway of the Silverado Resort North Course during the final round of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament in Napa, Calif., in this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, file photo. Cink revealed Wednesday, Nov. 18, he and his wife had the coronavirus in March and didn't realize it until antibody tests were positive in June. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

A tough year for all, a memorable year for Stewart Cink

Nov. 18, 2020 3:51 PM EST

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Stewart Cink hesitates to cherish so many great moments for him this year while so many have suffered. His oldest son, Reagan, began caddying for him and they shared a great father-son memory in September when Cink won the Safeway Open, his first PGA Tour victory since his...

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...

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...

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...

FILE - In this April 11, 2010, file photo, Phil Mickelson celebrates on the 18th green after winning the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. That was his third green jacket, and he has not added to the total the last 10 years. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

MASTERS '20: A look back at Masters from 5 to 75 years ago

Nov. 12, 2020 2:00 AM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A look at some of the anniversaries this year at the Masters: 75 years ago (1945): This turned out to be the final year without the Masters. Byron Nelson had defeated Ben Hogan in a playoff in 1942, and then World War II intervened. The Masters was not played for three years, during...

Dustin Johnson hits out of the rough on the third fairway during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

A quiet start to empty week at Augusta National for Masters

Nov. 10, 2020 2:46 AM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Take away a few white scoreboards in their usual places behind the greens, and the green television stands behind the 12th tee and a few other strategic locations, and this is what Augusta National looks like in November. It looks bigger because hardly anyone is there. The grandstands...

FILE  - In this Oct. 28, 2019, file photo, Tiger Woods celebrates after winning the Zozo Championship golf tournament at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan. Woods is the defending champion at a course where he has won five times. The Zozo Championship is the second Asia-based event to move to the United States this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

A return to Sherwood for Tiger Woods and the world's best

Oct. 20, 2020 12:54 PM EDT

PGA TOUR ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP AT SHERWOOD Site: Thousand Oaks, California. Course: Sherwood CC. Yardage: 7,006. Par: 72. Purse: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million. Television: Thursday-Sunday, 5-8 p.m. (Golf Channel). Defending champion: Tiger Woods. FedEx Cup leader: Bryson DeChambeau. Last week: Jason...