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Monday Apr 14 | Brandon Sun

Why cry? What makes winners like golfer Bubba Watson weep tears of joy?

Bubba Watson hugs his mother Molly after winning the Masters golf tournament following a sudden death playoff on the 10th hole in Augusta, Ga., on April 8, 2012.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Tee to Green: Kids at Augusta welcome sight

The 2013 Masters champion Adam Scott, left, of Australia, presents boys' 10-11 category overall winner Leo Cheng with his trophy during the "Drive, Chip and Putt" contest at Augusta National on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Augusta, Ga.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Adam Scott, Golfers, Kraft Nabisco Championship, Matt Jones

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The State

Australians have won 4 PGA titles since Feb., a threat at Masters

Scott’s countrymen finished second eight times at Augusta National Golf Club before his breakthrough last year, and the Aussie faucet still hasn’t been twisted to the off position.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Valero Texas Open, Adam Scott, Angel Cabrera, Golfers, Matt Jones

Golf World

Bill Haas cuts brother loose, now leads Masters

Then there's his brother, Jay Jr., who has caddied in the Masters. Or at least he did, right up until Bill fired him.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

BBC News

Who will win the 2014 Masters?

It is decision time at Augusta - who will win the 2014 Masters and follow in the footsteps of defending champion Adam Scott? BBC Sport has asked the experts what they expect to occur over the next four days as a wide-open Masters takes place at Augusta National.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Adam Scott, Golfers, Sergio Garcia, Henrik Stenson, Angel Cabrera

Tue Apr 08, 2014

BleacherReport

Masters 2014: Notable Sleepers with Favorable Vegas Betting Odds

The usual big names in Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy are the odds-on favorites, followed closely by the left-handed hitting of However, with a wide-open field and a very familiar course, a handful of sleepers stand an excellent chance of claiming hardware.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Adam Scott, Golfers, Rory McIlroy, U.S. Open, Charl Schwartzel

ISeeekGolf

Matthew Jones claims stunning victory

In damp and cool conditions, Jones, who bogeyed his first hole of the day to slip seven shots behind Kuchar at that point, fought back with a round of 66 to play his way to Augusta National and move to 41st in the world ranking.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Big Lead

Matt Jones Earns Final Masters Invite With 42-Yard Chip Shot in Extra Holes to Win Shell Houston Open

Some people say that the word "clutch" cannot be defined. Matt Jones, a 33-year old Australian golfer, is not one of those people.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Matt Jones, Golfers, PGA Golf, Golf, Matt Kuchar

Globe and Mail

Five notables playing through pain at Augusta

While Tiger Woods took himself out of the running for a fifth Masters jacket after undergoing surgery on his back for a pinched nerve, there are still several top contenders who arrive at Augusta National nursing a few aches and pains.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Golfers, Phil Mickelson, British Open, Henrik Stenson

Sun Apr 06, 2014

GolfChannel

Top Photos of the Week: April 6, 2014

Paula Creamer of the USA with her 'Pink Panther' 3 wood headcover during her practice round as a preview for the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship on the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at Mission Hills Country Club on April 1, 2014 in Rancho Mirage, California.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, Golfers, Paula Creamer, PGA Golf, Phil Mickelson, Keegan Bradley

Suria

New generation sizing up Masters green...

Top-ranked Tiger Woods is injured and absent, reigning Masters champion Adam Scott has squandered his past two 54-hole leads and 2012 Masters winner Bubba Watson needed 22 months to win again.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Adam Scott, Golfers, Bubba Watson, Charl Schwartzel

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Houston Chronicle

SHO report: Threat of a Monday finish doesn't bother players

That the Masters is this week has no bearing on completing the Shell Houston Open should weather force the postponement of all or part of Sunday's fourth round.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Matt Kuchar, Golfers, Keegan Bradley, PGA Championship

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Houston Open: Dropped shots frustrate Harrington

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington was left to rue missed opportunities on Friday, despite keeping his faint hopes of qualifying for next week's US Masters alive, Skysports reports.

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Pro Golf Now

Sergio Garcia Throws 65 On The Board At The Shell Houston Open

Starting his day on the back nine, eight-time PGA Tour Champ Sergio Garcia blistered The Golf Club of Houston for a -7 under par 65 on Friday afternoon.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Suria

Haas, Hoffman share PGA Houston lead

Bill Haas and Charley Hoffman topped a jam-packed first-round leaderboard at the US PGA Tour's Houston Open on seven-under par 65. Bill Haas of the US points on the ninth tee box during round one of the Shell Houston Open, at the Golf Club of Houston in Humble, Texas, on April 3, 2014 - by Scott Halleran Haas's round on Thursday was highlighted by ... (more)

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Related Topix: More Sports, U.S. Open, British Open, PGA Championship, Golf, Bill Haas, Golfers, Charley Hoffman

Scotsman.com

Rory McIlroy bids for Masters lift-off in Houston

Rory McIlroy will hope he has finally found the secret to successful Masters preparation as he competes in this week's Shell Houston Open.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Houston Astros

Astros shower Jeter with applause, gifts

Jeter, the undisputed face of baseball for most of the 19-plus years he's patrolled the shortstop position for the storied Yankees, is in for six months of admiration and appreciation from every team New York plays.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Mark O'Meara, Golfers, British Open, Johnson Wagner, U.S. Open

Pro Golf Now

Featured Pairings At The 2014 Shell Houston Open

Mar 6, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Phil Mickelson on the 12th hole during the first round of the WGC - Cadillac Championship golf tournament at TPC Blue Monster at Trump National Doral.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Golf, PGA Golf, Phil Mickelson, Golfers, The Masters, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy

Examiner.com

Free smart phone app Charity Miles makes every mile count

Humana, one of the nation's leading health and well-being companies is helping make every mile count this year as it invites attendees at the Shell Houston Open events to raise money for national andlocal charities simply by walking the golf course.

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The News Tribune

Putnam Bros. both in field at PGA event

Next-day, nonstop flights from Sea-Tac Airport to Houston start at $1,000, but that won't deter University Place's Dan Putnam from running off to another priceless moment of his sons' golf-playing careers.

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