Ready or Not, Hideki Matsuyama Is Now a National Hero in Japan

By winning the Masters, the publicity-shy golfer will face a news media spotlight that trails every move of Japanese athletes abroad.

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A Hole in One Pushes Corey Conners Up the Masters Leaderboard

The shot by the Canadian golfer was the sixth hole in one on No. 6 in tournament history.

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The Sandwich Economics of the Masters and Augusta National

Experts say $1.50 pimento cheese sandwiches are not just about hospitality. Instead, they are a low-cost way to cultivate one of the biggest brands in American sports.

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For Masters Second-Timers, a Chance at a More Normal Augusta National

The greens are firm and fast. Spectators are back. The course is blush with azaleas, not autumn’s colors. For young players, this tournament is an opportunity for a more traditional Masters experience.

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The Masters Is Business as Usual as Georgia Faces a Political Onslaught

Major League Baseball pulled its All-Star Game from the Atlanta area, but Georgia’s most cherished sporting event remains firmly rooted in the state.

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Tiger Woods ‘In Decent Spirits,’ His Closest Golf Buddies Say

Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and other golfers who live near Woods in Jupiter, Fla., have visited regularly as he recovers from his serious car crash.

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Filing Suit for ‘Wrongful Life’

More Americans are writing end-of-life instructions as the pandemic renders such decisions less abstract. But are medical providers listening?

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Tiger Woods Faced Disaster at the Masters. He Stuck Through It Anyway.

After a horrific appearance at No. 12, the five-time Masters winner did not fade — even with no hope of another green jacket and almost no one around to watch.

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At Augusta National, Patience and Experience Pay Off

The course has many quirks, and these Masters pros are intimate with them.

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A Lack of Fans at the Masters Strains Those Who Would Sell the Experience

Passes to the Masters are some of the most expensive tickets in sports. But with fans barred from Augusta National Golf Club and other venues this year, many resellers are under pressure.

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The Masters Rules During the Covid-19 Pandemic, Explained

A lot. No sporting event does springtime iconography like the Masters. But many of its traditions have been altered as men’s golf’s first major moved to fall.

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