Masters’ Final Round Was Most Watched Morning Golf Broadcast
An average of 10.8 million people watched the CBS coverage of the final round of the Masters as Tiger Woods got his first victory in a major in 11 years.
Gene Littler, Golfer With a Gorgeous Swing, Dies at 88
Littler won 29 tournaments on the PGA Tour, including the United States Open in 1961. He was unassuming in an era dominated by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player.
Tiger Woods’ Victory in Masters a Win for Golf Business
Tiger Woods’ victory at the Masters golf tournament on Sunday, his first major victory since 2008, is expected to lift sales for sponsors, broadcasters and golf courses lucky enough to host a tournament with Woods playing.
Golf’s Mad Scientist Experimenting on Augusta National
Bryson DeChambeau seemed about as excited as a mad scientist gets as Masters week kicked off, which meant he stopped just short of jumping for joy.
Golf Tiptoed Into the Middle East, Then Dived In
One tournament began 30 years ago in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and now there are six spread around the region.
Malaysian Golfer Dies in Hotel Room During Tournament
Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan died of “apparent natural causes” on Sunday in his hotel room on the Chinese resort island of Hainan, the PGA tour said in a statement. He was 28.