Masters golf tournament 2010

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Woods Thanks Fans for Support

Golfer blogs about Masters, thanks spectators

(Newser) - One little sex scandal seems to have turned Tiger Woods into a man of the people. Tiger thanked his fans profusely today, in his first blog post since October, for the warm reception they gave him at the Masters. “I honestly didn't know what to expect from the fans,... More »

Tiger 4th as Mickelson Wins

Crowd lifts Lefty as Woods slumps in return to competition

(Newser) - Phil Mickelson, already a fan favorite and now the sentimental pick with his wife and mother battling breast cancer, won his third Masters today, shooting a 5-under 67 to pull away for a 3-stroke win over Lee Westwood. Tiger Woods, the week's sideshow in his return to competition, had an... More »

Golfer at Masters Is 16—and Eclipsed by Tiger

Any other year, focus would be on youngest player ever

(Newser) - Matteo Manassero is 16, the youngest ever winner of Britain’s Amateur Championship, and he's making his debut at the Masters as the youngest golfer ever at Augusta. So why isn’t he the big story in the golf world? Oh, right. “Any other year, Manassero would be the... More »

Tiger Drives Masters Ticket Prices Sky-High

Meanwhile, Augusta chairman rips Woods

(Newser) - The prices of Masters tickets have gone waaaay over par, thanks to the participation of one Eldrick “Tiger” Woods. The New York Post reports seeing four-day tickets, which typically sell for about $2,500, going for $7,500, but as you can see from this screenshot, they’ve been... More »

Tiger Breaks Silence, Denies Using PEDs

Golfer faces the media for first full press conference

(Newser) - Tiger Woods put in his first public practice session in Augusta today, and followed it up with a press conference that represented his first full-length interview since his sex scandal broke. The most pointed questions revolved around his relationship with Dr. Anthony Galea, who’s been connected with performance-enhancing drugs.... More »

Tiger Beats Crowds to Augusta

Scandal-battered golfer gets in some early practice for the Masters

(Newser) - A day before his eagerly awaited press conference, Tiger Woods hit the links at Augusta National this afternoon. Sporting what appear to be the beginnings of a goatee, the scandal-plagued superstar unexpectedly arrived around 1pm and played nine holes with Mark O'Meara. "He's one of the toughest guys mentally... More »

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