By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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On a night of celebration, one of the embarrassing moments at the World Golf Hall of Fame induction ceremony was early in the program, when Hall of Fame members in attendance were recognized. The introductions didn't take very long.
The Players Championship should consider changing the name of its course to the TPC Mystery.
Padraig Harrington will try anything that makes him play better golf, even a method of putting he believes should be outlawed.
Lucas Glover made an 18-foot birdie putt on his final hole Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Boo Weekley after the second round of the Zurich Classic.
One year ago, Jason Dufner's victory at the Zurich Classic made him the fifth player in the last eight years to celebrate his maiden PGA Tour triumph in New Orleans.
Brandt Snedeker stepped in front of the cameras, offered a few opening remarks about the RBC Heritage and then took a breath.
Ernie Els might've been the second happiest golfer at Augusta National Sunday night.
Greg Norman saw three Australians on the leaderboard at the Masters and had reason to believe more heartache was on the way.
Adam Scott barely had time to think about an Australian in a green jacket when a sudden roar from the 18th green and a quick look at the TV reminded him it's never been easy. Not for him in the majors. And certainly not for the Aussies at Augusta National.
It began overnight on social media in Australia, hours before three of the country's best golfers teed off among the top five in the final round of the Masters in pursuit of that elusive green jacket.
Adam Scott made history Sunday, becoming the first Australian to win the Masters Tournament. Scott, who also became the first player to use a long putter to win a green jacket, drained a 15-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to defeat Angel Cabrera.
Tiger Woods is the overwhelming favorite when the Masters begins on Thursday. Trouble is, Augusta National doesn't play favorites.
"It's not such a big issue," he said. "But then again, I might use it for the next 3 1/2 years. As I said, I have no problem using something within the rules of the game. If somebody wants to give me a couple of shots handicap, I'll take that, too."
"We're gunning for FedEx Cup (points) and all that stuff," Ernie Els said. "And this is a big week in that direction."