Tags: Augusta (Ga)

Tiger Woods Hunts for Another Masters, a Decade After Crash

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The 10th anniversary of the Thanksgiving night car crash that changed the course of golf history is months away. But as a smiling Tiger Woods exited the Augusta National Golf Club clubhouse on Tuesday to cheers and applause, it was not too soon to consider his renaissance since the fall from grace…

A Masters Plastic Cup Is Almost as Treasured as a Green Jacket

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The most coveted souvenir at the Masters is found in the garbage. Grown men attending the event can occasionally be seen sifting through refuse bins to seize this prized jewel with the distinctive Masters logo. If retrieved, it will be lovingly ushered off the grounds. Days later, it will assume a place…

On Golf: At the Masters, Jason Day Again Finds Pain and Perseverance

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Masters is the major that Jason Day has dreamed of winning since he turned to golf as a teenager to escape an almost certain future working in a meatpacking plant in his native Australia. Day had to be plenty tough to overcome his impoverished beginnings, so it is strange that he…