MacIntyre All Set For An Automatic 2022 Masters Return

Super Scot Robert MacIntyre heads to the final round of a first Masters set to earn an automatic invitation into the 2022 Masters. MacIntyre produced a roller-coaster round of highs and lows on day three ‘moving day’ that included  six birdies but also four bogeys in a round of 70 and to move to two- under par at Augusta National With the leaders still to move to the inward nine, MacIntyre was in the Augusta clubhouse in 12th place and then just five shots from the lead. MacIntyre’s day began ...

Weir & First Lefty To Win The Masters Full Of Praise For MacIntyre

Canadian Mike Weir, and the first lefty to win the Masters, was full of praise for Robert MacIntyre after playing the opening two Augusta rounds in the company of the young Scot. Weir captured the 2003 Masters to also become only the second lefty in the history of the ancient club-and-ball game to win a Major Championship after his play-off victory of American Len Mattice. Kiwi Sir Bob Charles had been the first lefty in winning the 1963 Open Championship. Weir, and contesting a 22nd straight Masters ...

Lowry Stands Tall Fighting Back From Horror Augusta Start

Shane Lowry proudly strode to the famed Georgia clubhouse clearly delighted to have fought back from a horror start and ensure his place in the final two rounds of the 85th Masters. After slumping to three-over after just two holes, Lowry played the remaining 16 holes in two-under in a round of 73 for a 36-hole level par tally at Augusta National. Lowry headed into the warmer conditions of day two at one-under par but after finding the opening fairway the Clara golfer soon found himself at two-over ...

MacIntyre Breaks Out In Huge Smile & Small Scottish Jig Muscling His Way To Four Rounds In Maiden Masters

Robert MacIntyre broke out in a huge smile and produced a little Scottish jig on the last green in brilliantly muscling his way into the closing two rounds of a maiden Masters. MacIntyre clearly could not contain his excitement and was congratulated by his proud parents Dougie and Carol as he headed the scorer’s hut with a two-under par 70 to get back to level par at Augusta National. He said: “I’m delighted as my putting has been really good as that was the key today was that I only missed ...

McIlroy Promises To Autograph Packet Of Frozen Peas After Errant Augusta Shot Hits His Father

Rory McIlroy joked that he would autograph a packet of frozen peas after accidentally hitting his father on the leg on day one of the 85th Masters. Gerry McIlroy was following his four-time major winning son when McIlroy hit him on the back of his leg at the seventh hole at Augusta National. McIlroy was playing ‘army golf’ down the seventh first hitting trees left of the fairway and then with his second heading right forcing him to immediately call: ‘Fore, right”. A number of spectators hearing ...

McIlroy: Encouraged By Last Four Holes After Highest Augusta Opener

Rory McIlroy put on a brave face to say he’s ‘encouraged’ by his last four holes despite producing a highest Augusta National opening score with a 76 on day one of the 85th Masters. In the bigger 18-hole picture McIlroy presented a portrait of despair managing just two birdies and slumping 11 shots behind England’s Justin Rose, who after being two-over par after seven holes, sensationally played the closing 11 holes in nine-under par for an eventual seven-under par 65. Rose heads to ...

Sandy Lyle Suprised To Be Setting New Masters Appearance Record

Super Scot Sandy Lyle was clearly taken by surprise when informed he’s set a Masters record for the number of consecutive Augusta National appearances. Lyle will tee-up tomorrow (THUR) in a 37th consecutive Masters and having contested every Masters since 1985. Lyle made his Masters debut as a then 22-year-old in 1980 and then returned to tee-up in 1981 and 1985 before the start of now 37 unbroken appearances and 40 overall. Of course, he became the first Brit to win a Masters green jacket with ...