The Masters Par 3 Contest Gave Us Our New Favorite Sports Baby

We like sports babies, so we are quite enamored with pro golfer Scott Stallings's son, Finn, who played in the Par 3 contest with his father at Augusta today. Just lookit how damn cute this sports baby is. » 4/09/14 6:11pm 4/09/14 6:11pm

In A Bizarre Flip Flop, Nick Faldo Changes His Mind On Tiger Woods

Wait, what? Nick Faldo was stomping around The Golf Channel this morning basically calling for Tiger Woods's head. He said that Woods should do the "manly thing" and withdraw from the Masters after he improperly took his drop several feet behind where he originally hit his third shot at the 15th yesterday. » 4/13/13 5:07pm 4/13/13 5:07pm

The Greatest Shots On Augusta's Back Nine In Masters History

The best action at the Masters usually begins sometime tomorrow at around, oh, 4 p.m. Who knew we'd wake up to a fun Saturday morning controversy (thank you, HD TV). » 4/13/13 3:47pm 4/13/13 3:47pm

Bob Costas Slams CBS And Jim Nantz Over Gutless Masters Coverage

Bob Costas went on The Dan Patrick Show and really quite beautifully torched CBS's Masters coverage for not acknowledging "Augusta's history of racism and sexism." Here's Costas: » 4/12/13 1:15pm 4/12/13 1:15pm

Your Primer On 14-Year-Old Tianlang Guan's Prodigious 1-Over Day At…

Winning after the first round at Augusta National is the boy tied for 46th place: Tianlang Guan, the 14-year-old who as the youngest competitor in a major since 1865 sits just on the cut line at 1-over. » 4/11/13 10:45pm 4/11/13 10:45pm

The Masters Starts Tomorrow; Take A Look At All The Changes At Augusta…

Over the years, Augusta has gone through its share of changes and if you've ever been looking to see all those changes (most of them, anyway) in one place, here you go. » 4/10/13 9:45pm 4/10/13 9:45pm

Uniform Policy: Why Video Game Golfers All Look the Same at the Sport's…

There's no formal dress code for Augusta National Golf Club as it appears in Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14, but all created golfers must wear the same thing when they play it this year. This is unintentional, but admittedly a goof-up, two of the game's designers told me on Friday. » 4/07/13 12:27pm 4/07/13 12:27pm

A Tradition Just Like All The Others: Your Masters Round 3 Open Thread

CBS picks up the action and Jim Nantz heavy breathing shortly. Use this space to talk Tiger, Phil and Freddy. Or whatever else you feel like discussing. » 4/07/12 3:30pm 4/07/12 3:30pm

Augusta Has Become Impossible Over The Years: A Pretty Graphic…

Co. Design has as their infographic of the day a sharp poster explaining how Augusta has changed since the first Masters in 1934. So verdant! [Co. Design] » 4/06/12 2:45pm 4/06/12 2:45pm

Martin Kaymer Holed Out His Attempt To Skip Across Augusta's Pond At…

It's a tradition during practice rounds at Augusta to attempt to skip a drive across the pond on the 16th hole, and German pro Martin Kaymer not only achieved that feat, but did it one better by actually holing the shot out. We've been on a mad search for good video of this since hearing about it happening Monday… » 4/04/12 10:00am 4/04/12 10:00am

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters is an Experience Unlike Any Other

My first visit to Augusta National broke the club's dress code with almost criminal negligence: I was wearing basketball shorts, a T-shirt, and was unshaven to boot. Sure, I was on my couch, but I told myself I was stepping… [ Kotaku » 3/29/11 3:00pm 3/29/11 3:00pm]

Ten Days of Grace Brings Golf's Church to the Masses

Most golf fans, if they're lucky, will get to spend four days in early April at the venerated Augusta National Golf Course, scene of The Masters Tournament. Shannon Yates was on the course, sunup to sundown, for 10 straight library-quiet… [ Kotaku » 3/26/11 4:00pm 3/26/11 4:00pm]

Plane Owner Claims FAA Shake Down Over Masters "Bootyism" Banner

The owner of the aerial sign company that flew anti-Tiger Woods banners over The Masters says the FAA silenced him with a "bogus" safety inspection. If planes existed when the First Amendment was written, this would totally be in there. » 4/14/10 2:00pm 4/14/10 2:00pm

Augusta's Chauvinism Enabled Tiger, Says Masters Rabble Rouser

Tiger Woods's return at the Masters is fitting, because it's the mentality at that all-male club that drove him to cheat on his wife with an endless parade of floozies. That's Martha Burk's take on it, anyway. » 3/28/10 4:30pm 3/28/10 4:30pm