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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Sandy Lyle
The list of best players to have never won a major seems to get longer every year. And it becomes more meaningful at the PGA Championship, the final chance of the year for these players to stop answering questions about when they will win a Grand Slam event.
The field for the 142nd British Open golf championship, which starts Thursday at Muirfield. Players listed in only the first category for which they qualified:
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On Sunday, he missed a makeable birdie putt on No. 15 from 3 feet but came back on No. 16 as his tee shot rolled to within 3 feet once more. This time, he made the birdie.
It was a g'day for all the Australians.
Sunday's final round of the 2013 Masters Tournament will see co-leaders Angel Cabrera and Brandt Snedeker go off at 2:40 p.m.
Sixteen players have won major championships since Tiger Woods got his last one.
No other major championship has a greater collection of signature shots than the Masters, mainly because it's the only major held on the same course. And it helps that Augusta National is such a course that allows for such big moments.
Notable pairings include Tiger Woods with Luke Donald and Scott Piercy at 10:45 a.m., and 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson with Ian Poulter and Steven Fox at 10:34.
There was a time not long ago when Britain's golfers ruled Augusta National like no other country. Now, the latest group of talented Brits is determined to end the empire's 17-year drought at the Masters.
Before most of the iconic shots that Masters Tournament champions have made en route to the green jacket, there was Sandy Lyle’s fairway bunker shot on No. 18 that set up a birdie to win in 1988.
A look at some of the anniversaries this year at the 77th Masters, to be played April 11-14 at Augusta National Golf Club:
The 93 players who have qualified and are expected to compete in the 77th Masters, to be played April 11-14 at Augusta National Golf Club. Players listed in only first category for which they are eligible. One spot still open for the winner of the Texas Open if not eligible.
"I think that I would have been very happy to make the cut at the start of the week," Lyle said. "But when I played (last) Sunday, I went round with six birdies and three bogeys so I was 3-under. So that sort of gave me a little bit of hope."
"Remember, he's only 14," said Sandy Lyle, the 1988 Masters champion who was paired with Guan on Sunday. "In another three years, you'll probably see a huge difference in his length."