Ratings from the 2013 Masters, for those of you that care… (Yahoo!)

Adam Scott, the actor, hates Adam Scott, the golfer (Devil Ball)

US Open odds are out and Tiger is the favorite, says Vegas (Devil Ball)

33-7 vs 33-7/4.5 (Geoff Shackelford)

Guan Tianlang received a sponsors exemption for Zurich (Yahoo!)

Will Adam Scott pass Rory and Tiger in the OWGR? (Golf Channel)

The RBC Heritage is squeezing 144 players onto Harbour Town (Golf Channel)

And just for fun… Remember Boo Weekley?  (PGA Tour)

Trying to play a course called Stonewater this weekend. Keep your fingers crossed for me. The theme of the year has been wet and I’m hoping to buck the trend. I think I’ve played like 4-6 rounds so far this year and only one of said rounds has been dry. I love Ohio and all, but this needs to change. Southern Ohio is all blooming and warm, but we’re still gray and gloomy in Northeast Ohio. Sweet.

Today’s tee time for Quail Hollow (PGA Tour)

Some picks for the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow (PGA Tour)

Some possible sleeper picks for Quail Hollow (PGA Tour)

There’s a pretty loaded field at Quail Hollow (Golf)

Will Shoal Creek host another major? (Golf)

Is the fight for the World #1 ranking good for golf? Blitzkrieg says yes (Golf)

Fred Couples has only played two rounds of golf since the Masters (Golf Digest)

Charles Barkley says the tornado damage to Alabama is the worst he’s ever seen (Golf Digest)

Speaking of Chuck, he broke a club in a Pro Am (Golf Digest)

Sean O’Hair still endorsing Sean Foley on his website (Waggle Room)

Arnold Palmer played the Quail Hollow Pro-Am from the tips. Boss. (Waggle Room)

Tiger says he’ll be back for the US Open (and he’s gonna win) (Devil Ball)

Justin Rose or Anthony Kim (Devil Ball)

Dustin Johnson has picked out a new caddie (Devil Ball)

Douche bag supreme Rory Sabatini says he won’t be punished (Wei Under Par)

Rory McIlroy says he’s gonna be making some changes (Wei Under Par)

Oak Lane Country Club sells at auction (Geoff Shackelford)

Apparently the tiff between Sean O’Hair and Rory Sabatini is over slow play (Geoff Shackelford)

Olympic golf tournament? (Geoff Shackelford)

Sean O’Hair and Rory Sabatini got into a fight in the second round of the Zurich Classic? (Wei Under Par)

Congressional is gonna be hard at the US Open (Wei Under Par)

Obama only played 9 holes before killing Bin Laden; I bet you he shot 53 (Wei Under Par)

Speaking of Sean O’Hair, he’s leaving his swing coach Sean Foley (Golf Digest)

A look inside Jonathan Byrd’s bag (Golf Digest)

The hills are on fire near a golf course in Ireland (Golf Digest)

Cyril Bouniol from Abilene Christian won the Byron Nelson Award (Golf Digest)

Who is the funnest player on tour to watch? (Devil Ball)

McIlroy was just trying to “stay with the field” at the Masters (Geoff Shackelford)

Phil Mickelson purchased Scottsdale’s Sanctuary Golf Course for $2.2 million (Geoff Shackelford)

Who’s hot and who’s not (Golf)

Geoff Ogilvy has a shoulder injury and has withdrawn from Quail Hollow (Golf)

Michelle Wei and smokin hot Paul Creamer have committed to play the Sybase Match Play (Golf)

Tiger Jam raised $750k (Golf)

Speaking of Paula Creamer… More of her after the jump.
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A look at Masters Champion, Charl Schwartzel (Wei Under Par)

Tiger’s costliest Masters mistakes (Golf Digest)

Valero Texas Open first round tee times and pairings if you cared. (PGA Tour)

Valero Texas Open predictions (PGA Tour)

Something about aura and Tiger Woods (Golf.com)

Post Masters Power Rankings (Devil Ball Golf)

What sucks more: a final round 80 at the Masters or being a pro golfer and having an airline lose your clubs? (Devil Ball Golf)

Tiger Woods 12: The Masters has the largest first week sales in series history (Business Insider)

Speaking if Tiger 12, here’s a review if you’re interested (GameFocus)

The golf tournament of all golf tournaments, The Masters. It’s finally here!

Day 1 made me incredibly depressed. Alvaro Quiros, who is my age and Rory McIlroy, who is twenty fucking one, are in the lead. Sigh. Anyway on to the action…

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Day 2 of the Masters is now over, and we are coming up on moving day. Unfortunately for some like The Big Easy the tournament ended early, but for others, like Anthony Kim, it was a historic day.  Anthony shot an amazing 11 birdies today to one up Tom Watson for the most birdies in a single round at The Masters, which was 10. We saw some amazing play from Anthony and from Kenny Perry this afternoon.

I especially enjoyed the discourse between Kenny Perry and his caddie Fred Sanders at the 18th. Kenny was pretty torn between his 9 iron and his 8 iron. Thinking that the 9 iron might be too much but that the 8th might hit the false front and role back down. Fred reaffirmed the choice without any hesitation, and Kenny stepped up and struck it to within a few feet of the hole, impressive as hell. (more…)

Well, if you picked Tim Clark this week, it’s not too late to change your pick… He just won the Par 3 Tournament. There has never been a player who has won the Par 3 and the big show in the same weekend. Clark finished -5 with an ace mixed in.  Jack Newman and Jose Maria Olazabal finished T2/-3.

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stevewilsonmid-amSteve Wilson is probably not a name you’ve heard unless you’ve gone through the field for the Masters this week. Steve is one of the select few amateurs to be invited to Augusta National this year as a reward for his outstanding match play victory at the Mid-Amateur tournament which took place at River Hills Country Club in Milwaukee.  His dominating 5-and-4 victory over his competitor Todd Mitchell earned him 15 practice rounds and a chance for an inconceivable dream of winning one of the most distinguished tournaments in golf.

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Like my fellow Tuna contributors, I went back and forth between a few players before choosing Woods this week. A lot of “experts” and enthusiasts think that picking Woods to win is the easy decision simply because he’s “Tiger-freaking Woods”. Although that makes sense and is a pretty good argument, it goes a little deeper than that for my rationalization. (more…)

This is unreal. I can say that I have never struggled this much over a pick before. Normally I’m pretty decisive, but the allure of the Masters is really getting the best of me. (Good thing I’m not playing, huh?) I narrowed my picks down to three players: Tiger Woods, Padraig Harrington, and Geoff Ogilvy.

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