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Mercedes-Benz has upgraded its corporate involvement at the Masters by becoming one of three global sponsors, allowing the German-based automaker to air television ads during the limited commercial space in domestic telecasts.
Rules officials from golf organizations around the world work at the Masters, most of them assigned various parts of the golf course. But it remains the only major championship that doesn't have a rules official walk with every group.
It was easy to root for the guy who won.
The men in green jackets could barely contain themselves, sitting there smugly as if they had done something to transform the game of golf. Augusta National now has women members and, if it was a long time coming, they now seem to think it's the best addition to the Masters since flowering azaleas were planted on the back nine.
The Masters found a way to keep its field small while bringing in more PGA Tour winners.
Golf is borrowing a page from football's "Punt, Pass and Kick" competition, with the finals held at the Super Bowl of golf courses _ Augusta National.
Tianlang has been acclimating himself to Augusta for three weeks, playing a couple of rounds each week at the National. He’s gotten to know the course as well as he can, but there’s only so much a 5-foot-9 kid who’s bulked up 12 pounds since November to 143 pounds can do on a 7,435-yard course.
In the Feb. 26 Golf Notes fixture, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Americans have won the last 11 official PGA Tour events. They have won 10 in a row since Jonas Blixt of Sweden took the Frys.com Open title last October.
Russell Henley said he couldn't feel his arms or legs on the back nine of the Sony Open. He was trying to win his first PGA Tour event, and Georgia was on his mind.