Archive for the ‘The Masters’ Category

Augusta National removes famed Eisenhower Tree after ice storm

Monday, February 17th, 2014

The Eisenhower Tree is one of the most famous obstacles in all of golf, and now the famed tree on the 17th hole at Augusta National is no more. On Sunday the club announced that the tree had suffered so much damage as a result of last week's ice storm in ...

Tiger Woods’ top five Masters moments

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Tiger Woods still thinks he can grab the title of greatest golfer ever from Jack Nicklaus, even at age 37 and nearly five years removed from his most recent major win (the 2008 U.S. Open). It has also been several years since his 2009 life/career meltdown, so some golf fans ...

The Masters Is Just A Golf Tournament And Augusta National Is Just A Golf Club

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

The Masters has pretty much always been a tournament that didn't care whether people watched it or not. It is played on one of the most exclusive courses at one of the most exclusive clubs in the entire country - Augusta National Golf Club only has about 300 members. They ...

Hideki Matsuyama To Join Japan Relief Effort

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

The top amateur at the Masters this weekend was Japan's Hideki Matsuyama. The 19-year-old Matsuyama is a student at Tohoku Fukushi University, which happens to be in Sendai, the area hardest hit by the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Now that his work at the Masters is over, Matsuyama plans ...

Angel Cabrera Is Your Master

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

Kenny Perry! Had he won the Masters, Booter demanded that I apologize for this post, in which I say Perry should have been excluded from the 2008 Ryder Cup team because he'd been skipping the PGA's major tournaments in order to rack up points and make the Ryder Cup team. Seems like ...

The Chinaman IS The Issue Here, Dude

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Even for those who find golf interesting, this year's Masters was remarkably boring. A guy with a rather pedestrian background cruised to a win that was so easy that even I could have teed up on 18 with his lead and won, provided that my slice wouldn't have killed someone ...

Brandt Snedeker: Broken Man

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Everybody knows by now that Trevor Immelman is our 2008 Masters champ. Congrats, Trev. It wasn't pretty but you got the job done, and we here at R&R appreciate that. Plus, you have a very attractive wife and a cute kid.Dammit, why do golfers get all the babes? Is it ...

Zach Johnson Stayed At A Holiday Inn Express Last Night

Monday, April 9th, 2007

You have to feel good for Zach Johnson. He won his first major at The Masters, in a field that included all the big names in golf. He overcame ridiculous conditions and managed a two shot victory. He even dropped a Jesus-bomb after his round and teared up, then teared ...