The 2021 Masters – All The Facts & Figures Post Third Round At Augusta National

  Weather: Cloudy, with light showers late in the afternoon. High of 79. Wind SSE 10-15 mph, gusting to 25 mph. Play was suspended at 3:58 p.m. due to a dangerous weather situation. Play resumed at 5:15 p.m. for a delay of 77 minutes. Third-Round Leaderboard Hideki Matsuyama            69-71-65—205 (-11) Xander Schauffele              72-69-68—209 (-7) Marc Leishman                  72-67-70—209 (-7) Justin Rose                         ...

Hideki Matsuyama: History Beckons In A 455th Major For Land Of The Rising Sun

Golfing history beckons for the Land of the Rising Sun Hideki Matsuyama is now just 18 holes away from deliving Japan a first Major Championship success in the 2021 Masters at Augusta National. The 29-year old will take a four-shot lead into the last day of the 85th Masters after a stunning third round display that saw him produce a bogey-free seven-under par third day 65 and move to 11-under par. Matsuyama was the only player, and on a day delayed by some 75-minutes due to a storm, not to drop a ...

Leishman Again Knocking On Augusta National’s Victory Door.

Aussie Marc Leishman is again knocking on Augusta National’s victory door after a five-under par 67 on day two of the 85th Masters. Leishman brilliantly birdied his opening three holes and then after an only bogey at 11, he proceeded to birdie three of closing seven holes and move into a share of fourth place on five-under par and only two adrift of England’s Justin Rose in warm conditons at Augusta National The 33-year-old Leishman born in rural Victoria and now residing with his family ...

Gary Player Appointed Golf Saudi Ambassador

 Nine-time Major Champion, Gary Player, has joined Golf Saudi as its latest and most influential ambassador to date. One of the most decorated golfers of all time, Mr. Player will work with Golf Saudi to help implement a shared vision for golf and its future development within the Kingdom. The news was announced shortly before Gary Player took up his traditional role as the Honorary Starter of the Masters alongside Jack Nicklaus and Lee Elder, with their tee shots officially due to open the tournament ...

Masters Chairman: Rules Out Augusta-Only Golf Ball But Not Measures To Protect The Course Integrity

While Masters Chairman Fred Ridley dispelled any talk of an Augusta tournament golf ball the club will not rule out measures to help protect the integrity of Augusta National. And those measures could include looking to ‘other options’ if not happy with decisions of golf’s two ruling authorities – the R & A and USGA. Ridley, who indicated he’s now been a member at the famed Georgia club for 20-years, delivered the now ‘State of the Masters’ address an hour before ...

DeChambleau Declares He’ll Be Obsolete When A Seven-Foot Athlete Arrives Hitting The Ball At 145mph

Here’s a question for you.  With Bryson DeChambeau single-handedly changing the distance hitting boundaries of the game what will it take to see him become obsolete? Lengthening golf courses to ridiculous distances or curbing how far players can hit the ball. No, DeChambeau believes he will become obsolete when an athlete standing seven-foot tall and being able to hit the ball at 145mph arrives into the pro game Hewas speaking Tuesday ahead of the reigning US Open champion making his fifth ...

Spieth: Definitely In A Better Place Returning To Augusta National

Jordan Spieth admits he is definitely in a better place one week shy of returning to Augusta National for the 85th hosting of the Masters. Spieth, 27, has been like a forgotten winning hero on the PGA Tour until recent years. The affable Texas has won 14 times around the globe, including 11 on the PGA Tour and with three of those major championships including the 2017 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. However, his dramatic victory that Sunday afternoon in July, including his shot from the practice ...