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Jordan Spieth's Masters triumph shows that golf's future is now

baltimoresun.com — They came at the kid in waves, the world's best golfers grabbing and clutching for four sweltering days, swarming him with green jackets and Claret Jugs and Wanamaker Trophies and glares. Jordan Spieth took their punches, all of them, sticking out his 21-year-old chin from the top of the Masters leaderboard and absorbing every bit of Tiger's teeth, Rory's resilience, Lefty's left.

Jordan Spieth's Masters triumph shows that golf's future is now

latimes.com — - They came at the kid in waves, the world's best golfers grabbing and clutching for four sweltering days, swarming him with green jackets and Claret Jugs and Wanamaker Trophies and glares. Jordan Spieth took their punches, all of them, sticking out his 21-year-old chin from the top of the Masters leaderboard and absorbing every bit of Tiger's teeth, Rory's resilience, Lefty's left.

Phil Mickelson has Augusta jumping

baltimoresun.com — The word shot from his mouth in rhythm with the fists that pumped above his head. "Yes!" shouted Phil Mickelson, his intonation and intention clear amid another Masters roar. "Yes!"

Phil Mickelson has Augusta jumping

latimes.com — The word shot from his mouth in rhythm with the fists that pumped above his head. "Yes!" shouted Phil Mickelson, his intonation and intention clear amid another Masters roar. "Yes!"

Jordan Spieth brings the noise to Augusta

baltimoresun.com — Three women were walking among the massive crowds surrounding the 18th green here Friday when one of them spotted a purple shirt in the distance and stopped. "Wait," she said. "I want to hear this." Jordan Spieth was walking up the 18th fairway and, yeah, by midafternoon on a day he set humid Augusta National ablaze, it wasn't about the sights but the sounds.

Jordan Spieth brings the noise to Augusta

latimes.com — Three women were walking among the massive crowds surrounding the 18th green here Friday when one of them spotted a purple shirt in the distance and stopped. "Wait," she said. "I want to hear this." Jordan Spieth was walking up the 18th fairway and, yeah, by midafternoon on a day he set humid Augusta National ablaze, it wasn't about the sights but the sounds.

Tiger Woods scrambles to a first-round 73 at Masters

latimes.com — Rising above the tightly packed mass of polo shirts and khaki shorts, emerging from the smell of fertilizer and sweat, a cry goes up for a champion lost. "Where's Tiger?" shouts a fan standing along Augusta National's ninth fairway. "Looks, he's on the wrong fairway!"

There's no place in golf like home of the Masters, but it isn't always good

baltimoresun.com — It is golf's church, a place where azaleas and pines form the stained glass that towers over hushed congregants as they pay homage to golfing gods pursuing a brightly colored robe. It is also golf's cult, a place were the only thing in shorter supply than cell phones, which are banned, is perspective.

There's no place in golf like home of the Masters, but it isn't always good

latimes.com — It is golf's church, a place where azaleas and pines form the stained glass that towers over hushed congregants as they pay homage to golfing gods pursuing a brightly colored robe. It is also golf's cult, a place were the only thing in shorter supply than cell phones, which are banned, is perspective.

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Apr 15, 2015

How ironic that after all these years coddling AH, it was Pats Kraft's testimony which helped bring him down is.gd/jnpP3V

Apr 12, 2015

This is starting to feel less like the end of a tournament and more like the beginning of an era....

Apr 12, 2015

Spieth is five up with nine left...even if he pulls out a double-bogey like yesterday, hard to see him giving this up...

Apr 12, 2015

Tiger not involved in leaders yet still with all the drama..hurts wrist/shoulder on swing off a root..knocking ball from tree to tree..

Apr 11, 2015

Everybody apologizing for Tiger's mouth but Tiger

Apr 11, 2015

Tigers throws his club on 13th and get into some serious, can't-even-use-in-my-stories cursing...

Apr 11, 2015

Tiger's red numbers on first four holes...2,3,4,5...guess that's what they mean by ''moving day''...this could get interesting..

Apr 11, 2015

Apparently ''growing the game of golf'' doesn't include growing the TV coverage of golf's most famous tournament...

Apr 11, 2015

Rickie Fowler and Rory storm Masters leader board..while fans at home trash remotes because no TV coverage for another 90 minutes...

Apr 09, 2015

Crazy scene with Tiger on 9th, ball in wrong fairway, fans scrambling, ducking, marshals shouting, Woods furious..nothing beats Tiger drama

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