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Day 3 Wrap from The Masters

Day 3 Wrap from The Masters

Apr 14th, 2019

Lilac was the colour of the day at The Masters as the leaders appeared to have coordinated their wardrobes to don shirts of the same hue. The three players that lead in to the final round chose the colour for their shirt with Tiger again modelling a very snazzy mock turtle neck number. Ian Poulter, always one to be different, went instead for a lilac pair of strides.

Day 2 Wrap from The Masters as Tiger roars once more

Day 2 Wrap from The Masters as Tiger roars once more

Apr 13th, 2019

We had everything on Friday at The Masters: A stellar leaderboard; birdies galore; storm threats; unbelievable recovery shots; a marshall slide-tackling Tiger Woods on the 14th hole (he still made birdie) and some truly comical moments starring Zach Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Kiradech Aphibarnrat.

20 years of Rolex and the Masters Tournament

20 years of Rolex and the Masters Tournament

Apr 12th, 2019

 As the freshly blooming azaleas of Augusta National Golf Club mark the arrival of the northern spring, the golfing world’s attention turns towards Georgia, USA, for the first men’s Major of the year – the Masters Tournament, which has been supported by Rolex since 1999.     

Why we are entering another golden age for Europe at the Masters

Why we are entering another golden age for Europe at the Masters

Apr 10th, 2019

Remember when Europeans dominated the Masters? From 1980 to 2000, the tournament was won 11 times by European golfers. Since then, not so much, with only two winners in the last 18 years. It's worth noting, however, that those wins (Danny Willett and Sergio Garcia) make up two of the last three Masters. Maybe the transition of power at Augusta has already begun?

The Masters Top 10 Shots Ever

The Masters Top 10 Shots Ever

Apr 10th, 2019

There have been some amazing moments at The Masters over the years and some incredible shot-making. We celebrate the 10 best shots ever here...

Trick Shot Tuesday: The Masters Special

Trick Shot Tuesday: The Masters Special

Mar 27th, 2018

It's Trick Shot Tuesday here at GolfPunk Towers, so we've gone in to the archive to celebrate Masters week. It's a tradition at 16 to try and skim the ball across the water in the practice rounds. Vijay managed to do this and then some...

Rules at The Masters – strictly no running

Rules at The Masters – strictly no running

Mar 27th, 2018

As running is strictly forbidden at Augusta National, fans have developed significant expertise in the art of speed-walking. Here's how to get the best seats in the house.

Punter backs Tiger Woods to win the Masters

Punter backs Tiger Woods to win the Masters

Dec 30th, 2017

It’s happy birthday to Tiger Woods today as he turns 42. But neither age nor form have deterred a punter from backing him with a €10,000 bet to win the Masters.

The Masters Moving Day Wrap

The Masters Moving Day Wrap

Apr 9th, 2017

It's the close of Moving Day at the 2017 Masters. And here's five things we have learnt today. 

How to qualify for The Masters

How to qualify for The Masters

Apr 7th, 2017

As the Masters begins we thought we'd have a look at how you can qualify for it. And there are a suprising number of ways! 

The Masters Verdict Day 1

The Masters Verdict Day 1

Apr 7th, 2017

Wowzers what a day. DJ out and then Charley Hoffman shoots one of the greatest ever rounds at Augusta... welcome to the Masters 2017...

Tiger Woods to miss the Masters

Tiger Woods to miss the Masters

Apr 1st, 2017

Tiger Woods has confirmed he will not be playing in The Masters, 20 years since his first major triumph at Augusta National.

How will you be watching The Masters?

How will you be watching The Masters?

Mar 31st, 2017

Golf Care have conducted a survey on over 4,000 British golfers to reveal the nations habits and behaviours during The Masters. Here are their findings. 

Bubba goes green for The Masters

Bubba goes green for The Masters

Mar 28th, 2017

Bubba Watson will add even more colour to next week's Masters as he's set to play a Green Volvik S4 golf ball at a Major for the first time.

How not to bet at The Masters

How not to bet at The Masters

Mar 23rd, 2017

We all think we’re betting experts when it comes to the Masters. We see the course every year. The same players seem to do well round there, and some guys just have the perfect game for Augusta National. Add to that Skybet were giving 8 places, and there are only 89 players in the field? We couldn't fail to lose.

A message from the Masters

A message from the Masters

Mar 16th, 2017

When we get an email from Augusta National, we normally sit up and pay a bit of attenton. And as they want to promote what they see as an important and beloved fixture at Augusta National Golf Club, well then we're happy to help. 

Trip to The Masters up for grabs at Stoke Park

Trip to The Masters up for grabs at Stoke Park

May 9th, 2016

A trip to the 2017 US Masters, worth £17,000, will be up for grabs at Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, next month, when visitors participate in a special event to relaunch the historic Colt course at the two five-AA Red Star golf club.

Get The Masters Champion's Watch

Get The Masters Champion's Watch

Apr 14th, 2016

We all know Danny Willett won the Masters using Callaway clubs. Some of you will know he was wearing Callaway clothing and using Mitsubishi Rayon shafts in his woods. But did any of you notice that awesome watch he was wearing while collecting his green jacket?

The Masters Fantasy Challenge

The Masters Fantasy Challenge

Apr 5th, 2016

Augusta. Pine trees. Magnolias and all that jazz. Plus the GolfPunk Fantasy Challenge. Have you got what it takes to be a major champion? At Fantasy League golf? Join the fun for free and find out. Plus you can win a fancy Golf Buddy GPS Watch.

Who's Wearing What At The Masters

Who's Wearing What At The Masters

Apr 5th, 2016

Want to know what the worlds best golfers will be wearing this week at Augusta? Take a sneaky peek at their Masters outfits here..

Fred Couples out of The Masters

Fred Couples out of The Masters

Apr 5th, 2016

Fred Couples has withdrawn from The Masters due to "acute back problems." Here's the low down and why it will be the smallest field since 2002.

Tiger Woods out of the Masters

Tiger Woods out of the Masters

Apr 2nd, 2016

Tiger will not be making a surprise appearance at Augusta after all. His recover from back surgery goes on....

Breaking News: Olazabal to miss the Masters

Breaking News: Olazabal to miss the Masters

Mar 19th, 2016

Breaking News: Jose Maria Olazabal has announced he won't be taking part in this year's Masters. The two-time Masters champion is believed to be suffering from a form of rheumatoid arthritis.

The Masters - How They Finished

The Masters - How They Finished

Apr 16th, 2019

You have to go back a long time to remember a Masters when so many players, at some point, were arguably in contention to grab that fabled Green Jacket. We know who ultimately prevailed but what happened to other runners who came up short when the chips were down? Here is GP's rundown of the how the main contenders finished.  

BT bidding for The Masters

BT bidding for The Masters

Jul 27th, 2017

According to reports in The Daily Telegraph, BT is in talks with Augusta to secure the TV rights for The Masters.

The Masters Par 3 Contest

The Masters Par 3 Contest

Apr 7th, 2016

There were nine holes in one last night at the Masters Par 3 Contest. 9. From 80 year old legend Gary Player, playing with Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson, to back to back aces from Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas, they're all here.

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Jason Day: "I almost quit before the Masters"

Mar 30th, 2016

"I really wanted to quit the game," Day told the Golf Channel's David Feherty. "I wasn't having a good time on the golf course." Day was referring, believe it or not, to a time just before the 2011 Masters where Day finished second...

Why The 2019 Masters is just the beginning for Tiger Woods

Why The 2019 Masters is just the beginning for Tiger Woods

Apr 15th, 2019

As Tiger Woods holed the winning putt some time around 7.35pm on Sunday I was asked an awkward question: "Are you crying??", "Seriously, Dad, are you crying?" "I've just something... sniff... in my eye, that's ... sniff... all..."

Sunday tee times as weather forecast dictates an early start

Sunday tee times as weather forecast dictates an early start

Apr 14th, 2019

The threat of bad weather has resulted in an early start for the whole field. Play will commence from both the 1st and 10th tees at 7:30 local time and will be in groups of three. Rather handy for UK and European viewers who can watch it after their Sunday lunch rather than having to stay up late!  

GolfPunk's 2019 Masters Guide

GolfPunk's 2019 Masters Guide

Apr 12th, 2019

This is the moment we've all been waiting for. Who's playing with who? When are they off and did they remember to put the cat out before hastily legging it to Magnolia Lane? All you need to know right here: How to watch, best odds, course guide, winning score predictor, everything...

The highs and lows of round one at The 2019 Masters

The highs and lows of round one at The 2019 Masters

Apr 12th, 2019

The Golf Scientist, Bryson DeChambeau, and one half of golf's Odd Couple, Brooks Koepka, lit up day one of the Masters with rounds of 66 to take a one shot lead over fellow American Phil Mickelson.

Peter Millar Looks for the 2019 Masters

Peter Millar Looks for the 2019 Masters

Apr 11th, 2019

The unofficial start to golf season is upon us and we are excited to see the azaleas, dogwoods and green grass again! Peter Millar will outfit five players for the 2019 Masters.

The 10 worst shots from the 2018 Masters

The 10 worst shots from the 2018 Masters

Apr 10th, 2019

We love celebrating the truly great shots but nothing makes us mortal golfers feel better than seeing our heroes occasionally making berks of themselves. Especially at the Masters. In 2018... here are the worst offenders...

Patrick Reed confirms his Masters Menu

Patrick Reed confirms his Masters Menu

Jan 4th, 2019

Patrick Reed has confirmed his plans for the Masters dinner he will be hosting, following his maiden Major victory at Augusta National last year.

Ballot for 2019 Masters tickets opens

Ballot for 2019 Masters tickets opens

May 14th, 2018

I got my application to apply for 2019 Masters tickets today in the ballot via email - but the system does not seem to be coping at all. Six tries later, and I am still nowhere. What's going on????

Your Golf Travel launches 2019 Masters experiences

Your Golf Travel launches 2019 Masters experiences

Apr 10th, 2018

As the dust settles on yet another enthralling and exciting Masters, with Patrick Reed ultimately emerging as champion, Your Golf Travel has unveiled an even more comprehensive range of Masters packages and experiences for 2019. 

Moving day at the 2018 Masters: the wrap

Moving day at the 2018 Masters: the wrap

Apr 8th, 2018

The forecast suggested that Augusta might be battered by storms today, but in reality it was an assembly of world class players who took this course to task. With Augusta’s oleaginous defences somewhat neutered by the moisture, a select band of extraordinary talents took full advantage. 

Day 2 at the 2018 Masters: the wrap

Day 2 at the 2018 Masters: the wrap

Apr 7th, 2018

As Day Two draws to a close, it’s testament to the renewed fervour of Tiger mania that a leaderboard featuring 6 major winners amongst the top 8 seems slightly disappointing.

Day one at the 2018 Masters: the GolfPunk wrap

Day one at the 2018 Masters: the GolfPunk wrap

Apr 6th, 2018

Day One of perhaps the most eagerly anticipated Masters is now in the books, and it was always going to be a challenge for this tournament to live up to the extraordinary hype surrounding it.

2018 Masters Picks: GP staff delve deep

2018 Masters Picks: GP staff delve deep

Apr 5th, 2018

We may have been wrong before but that's not going to stop us throwing our weight around... I mean, if we don't know who's going to win the Masters then who the blazes does??

Nightmare for Sergio Garcia at the 2018 Masters

Nightmare for Sergio Garcia at the 2018 Masters

Apr 5th, 2018

Sergio Garcia has had a right nightmare in the opening round at this year's Masters, as he carded a 13 on the par five 15th, to equal the record of most shots on a single hole ever.

All change at the 13th at Augusta

All change at the 13th at Augusta

Apr 3rd, 2018

The latest potential change, according to a Golfweek report, will allow club officials to lengthen the par-5 13th hole, which is one of the most famous risk-reward par-5′s in the game, and the last hole in Augusta’s famed Amen Corner. 

Top 6 Worst Masters Shots Ever

Top 6 Worst Masters Shots Ever

Apr 3rd, 2018

If you are of a delicate disposition, turn away now. These stomach churners will leave you aghast. And they're not all Greg Norman....

How To Master The Augusta Greens

How To Master The Augusta Greens

Apr 3rd, 2018

Jeff Ritter isn't just the Sultan of Swing, he's a perfectionist of putting too. Spending time at Augusta watching Tiger Woods Jeff noticed that Woods dealt with long putts a little differently than you would expect.

Fleming Golf Masters Tips

Fleming Golf Masters Tips

Apr 3rd, 2018

The Masters – the year's first major and one of the truly great events. Won last year by Sergio Garcia (tipped by yours truly!) Most bookmakers paying out each way on top 10 including Betfair exchange. If you have a few accounts shop around. This week I am advising each way top 10 with a few more selections than normal.

Ian Poulter wins the Houston Open

Ian Poulter wins the Houston Open

Apr 1st, 2018

Ian Poulter has won the Houston Open in dramatic style, with victory on the first playoff hole against 23-year-old American Beau Hossler, and with it his ticket to this year's Masters. 

The Tiger Woods' effect on Masters ticket prices

The Tiger Woods' effect on Masters ticket prices

Mar 29th, 2018

Tiger Woods’ comeback is hitting Masters ticket prices, and you will now have to pay a very pretty penny if you want to see the four-time Masters winner teeing it up at Augusta National.

Masters gets the Lego treatment

Masters gets the Lego treatment

Mar 27th, 2018

The Masters inspires people in different ways. According to an article by Meg Mirshak of the Augusta Chronicle, a Georgia man has followed his twin passions for golf and architecture and has built a Masters leaderboard out of Lego.

Three Bargains, Three to be careful of for Masters 2018

Three Bargains, Three to be careful of for Masters 2018

Feb 21st, 2018

The Masters (5th-8th April) has seen its fair share of shock winners down the years, with the likes of Danny Willet (2016) and Angel Cabrera (2009) embarrassing those setting odds for the tournament. While it has a decent record of delivering on the favourites, the bookmakers can often get it wrong. 

Augusta National goes on another spending spree

Augusta National goes on another spending spree

Aug 10th, 2017

Augusta National has been on another spending spree, and has now bought land from the adjoining Augusta Country Club. The reason behind the purchase is believed to be their desire to lengthen the famous par–five 13th.

Tickets for 2018 Masters go live

Tickets for 2018 Masters go live

Apr 13th, 2017

The ticket application for next year's Masters is already live. Here’s how you can book your tickets, or rather enter the lottery.

Mitsubushi wins the ‘shaft’ Masters

Mitsubushi wins the ‘shaft’ Masters

Apr 11th, 2017

It was a great Masters for Mitsubishi Shafts. Sergio Garcia won the Masters playing Mitsubishi Kuro Kage dual tini 80 tx in his TaylorMade driver, and Kuro kage s tini 80 x in his TaylorMade 3w and 5w. 

Snoop aims to make up the 'cool deficit'

Snoop aims to make up the 'cool deficit'

Apr 9th, 2017

Snoop Dogg thinks that the Masters suffers from a coolness deficit, and he plans to change that by bringing his brand of “hip hop flavour” to the tournament.

Saturday's Masters pairings and tee times

Saturday's Masters pairings and tee times

Apr 8th, 2017

It's moving day and it's, well, time for people to start moving about the leader board. Otherwise it'll just end up being called 'staying where you are day' and that would be rubbish...

Masters Day 2 tee times

Masters Day 2 tee times

Apr 7th, 2017

Day 2 of the Masters is now underway. Here are the full tee times and pairings for today's play.

Danny Willett crashes out of Masters

Danny Willett crashes out of Masters

Apr 7th, 2017

Danny Willett became the first defending champion since Mike Weir in 2004 to miss the cut at the Masters. A quadruple bogey on his first hole didn't help...

Last Masters for Peter Alliss?

Last Masters for Peter Alliss?

Apr 6th, 2017

Peter Alliss has said in an interview with Newsweek that this could be his last season commentating for the BBC at the Masters. 

Spieth & McIlroy back in the betting mix

Spieth & McIlroy back in the betting mix

Apr 6th, 2017

Following his fall last night, Dustin Johnson is no longer the clear favourite for The Masters. He's now in a three way tie with Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy at 7/1 with online bookmakers 888sport.

GolfPunk staff Masters picks

GolfPunk staff Masters picks

Apr 5th, 2017

We've been wrong before but this year one of us is definitely going to get it right. The GolfPunk staff, including roving reporters Denise Van Outen and Carly Booth, select their winners and dark horses...

Golf Betting: Past Masters Champions

Golf Betting: Past Masters Champions

Apr 4th, 2017

GolfPunk's new gun-slinger writer Keel Timmins has noticed that past Masters champions, no matter how old, have a habit of blazing up Augusta no matter what their form elsewhere. Very interesting...