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Golf Fans Were Absolutely Loving Padraig Harrington’s Commentary At The Masters Last Night

VILAMOURA, PORTUGAL - OCTOBER 23: Padraig Harrington of Ireland poses with the trophy and a bottle of beer following his victory during day four of the Portugal Masters at Victoria Clube de Golfe on October 23, 2016 in Vilamoura, Portugal. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images) MASTERS

The 81st Masters Tournament is all set up for a thrilling weekend with the world’s top players, minus Dustin Johnson, all contending for the lead. There are narratives aplenty at Augusta with Jordan Spieth looking to avenge last year’s disaster, Sergio Garcia aiming to finally to fall over the line at a major championship and Phil Mickelson trying to emulate …

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Padraig Harrington Says The Masters Is A Two Horse Race

Rory McIlroy is the only man capable of coming between Dustin Johnson and the famed green jacket at Augusta next week, according to Padraig Harrington.  As both golfers chase their maiden green jacket, Harrington believes that McIlroy is the only player travelling to The Masters next week who can beat Johnson with the hot streak he is currently on. World …

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The Unorthodox Sponsorship Of The US Masters At Augusta

The Masters has a very unusual sponsorship model and way of funding itself when compared to other competitions on the PGA Tour. Richard Barrett discusses. “If the Masters offered no money at all, I would be here trying just as hard.” Ben Hogan The US Masters is the pinnacle of the golfing world; the illustrious green jackets, the incredibly well-kept …

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The Masters: Five To Watch

With no clear player expected to dominate the field, The Grateful Golfer gives his five to watch for The Masters 2015. With A sneaky dark horse thrown in.    Master week is finally here. All the hype generated this week will only accentuate the first Major of the year. Professional and amateur golfers all dream of conquering Amen Corner, avoiding …

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Top Five Golfers of All Time. No. 3 – Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer, golf’s original superstar, was the first man to bring the sport of golf to the masses, writes Matthew Morrow. Born into a modest household, Arnold Palmer was the first to show that golf was not just for the elite and wealthy. He helped commercialise the game, bringing vast sponsorship money into golf. He paved the way for Jack Nicklaus, Gary …

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