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Daily Archives: April 8, 2019

Masters 2019: How Tiger Woods’ stats compare to his peak years

Tiger Woods appears to have his best shot at Masters glory in a long time and is sure to be among many people’s favorites for the first major of the year. Golf’s biggest star has been plagued by injuries in recent years but enjoyed a wonderful resurgence in 2018, capped off by an emotional victory at the Tour Championship. In addition to that ...

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Masters 2019: 27 facts you need to know about Augusta National, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and more

There are a million ways to look at the Masters and Augusta National. There’s so much history. There have been so many incredulous moments. You could take a purely statistical approach and look at how all the numbers throughout the last 80 years stack up. You could take an anecdotal approach and tell story after story. You could look at ...

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Strasbourg pair 'touched by grace' in French league

PARIS (AP) — Strasbourg became the first team to leave the Parc des Princes with a point this season in the French league, and it’s largely because of an exciting attacking pair combining grit and great technique. Only days after they both scored twice in a midweek game, midfielder Anthony Goncalves and striker Nuno Da Costa were again on the ...

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Rory McIlroy can seal greatest success in history of Irish sport

Should Rory McIlroy win this week’s US Masters and become just the sixth player to win all four of golf’s majors it deserves to be regarded as the finest achievement in the history of Irish sport. I concede this as one of many discerning sceptics who know little about golf and care perhaps even less. But fair’s fair. Adding the ...

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Masters Memories 2018: Masters 2018: Rory McIlroy 'roaring' after stunning eagle chip

BBC Sport revisits Rory McIlroy’s stunning eagle chip on the eighth hole to move into contention on nine under par on day three of the 2018 Masters at Augusta. Follow The Masters 2019 across BBC SPORT from Thursday 11 April, with live and uninterrupted coverage from Saturday 13 April 19.30 BST on BBC Two Available to UK users only. … ...

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Masters 2019: How Tiger Woods’ stats compare to his peak years

Tiger Woods appears to have his best shot at Masters glory in a long time and is sure to be among many people’s favorites for the first major of the year. Golf’s biggest star has been plagued by injuries in recent years but enjoyed a wonderful resurgence in 2018, capped off by an emotional victory at the Tour Championship. In addition to that ...

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Masters 2019: 27 facts you need to know about Augusta National, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and more

There are a million ways to look at the Masters and Augusta National. There’s so much history. There have been so many incredulous moments. You could take a purely statistical approach and look at how all the numbers throughout the last 80 years stack up. You could take an anecdotal approach and tell story after story. You could look at ...

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Sport24.co.za | Excitement builds for Masters as McIlroy eyes Career Slam

Augusta – Newcomers, past winners and a host of green jacket hopefuls made final preparations Sunday at Augusta National on the eve of official practice rounds for the 83rd Masters. The year’s first major championship begins on Thursday at the famed course under the Georgia pines with Rory McIlroy making his 11th Augusta National start and fifth attempt to complete ...

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McIlroy chases Career Slam as Tiger Woods lurks

(MENAFN – Gulf Times) Rory McIlroy’s sensational start to the year, seven top-10 finishes including a Players Championship title, has him favoured to win next week’s Masters and complete a Career Grand Slam.But the four-time major winner from Northern Ireland figures to be tested at Augusta National by resurgent Tiger Woods, top-ranked Dustin Johnson and second-ranked Justin Rose among others.Third-ranked ...

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