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British Open 2014 Winner Rory McIlroy Finished With Two Strokes Ahead Of Sergio Garcia And Rickie Fowler; Irish Golfer Booed During Trophy Ceremony

Rory McIlroy emerged victorious at the 2014 British Open in Liverpool after finishing with -1 in the last round but a total of -17 to have a slim 2 stroke lead ahead of Sergio Garcia and Ricky Fowler, who both finished with -15. “I’m happy I gave myself enough of a cushion today because there were a lot of guys coming at me, especially Sergio and Rickie,” McIlroy said. After winning his third major championship, the northern Ireland native claimed that The Open is the one he is more looking forward to after falling into pressure in the final round at Augusta for the Masters. “The Open is the one that we all want, the one we all strive for,” McIlroy said McIlroy said that after winning the 2014 British Open that he is looking forward for more major titles in the future. “Golf is looking to someone to put their hand up and try,” he said. “I want to be the guy that goes on and wins majors and wins majors regularly.” Rory McIlroy throughout the past years struggled a few times and dropped a few tournaments after falling out of his rhythm a few times. Fellow golfers, meanwhile,

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Caddies Dies On Golf Course: Golfer On Final Hole, His Caddie Reportedly Suffers Heart Attack

Caddie dies on golf course: The 52-year-old Ian MacGregor reportedly died on the golf course from an apparent heart attack, according to the European Tour officials. MacGregor was caddying for Alastair Forsyth of Scotland when he collapsed on the ninth fairway — Forsyth’s final hole of the golf course for round one, according to ESPN.com. The caddie reportedly collapsed and did not survive as he dies on Madeira Islands in Santo Da Serra. The European Tour said in a statement that “it is with great sadness and deep regret that we report the untimely passing of caddie Ian MacGregor during play on the final day of the Madeira Islands Open.” The tournament was already cut to 36 holes because of fog and play was suspended after the tragedy that took place. Daniel Brooks went onto win the tournament in a playoff. Some did not like that the tournament resumed. “Can’t believe they are going to keep playing in Madeira,” Pablo Larrazabal, who was not in the tournament, wrote on Twitter. “Life is more important than golf.” France’s Jean-Baptiste Gonnet, who missed the first-round cut, also wrote: “There is no respect anymore. How you can even walk on the 9th fairway.”

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Bubba Watson Wins 2014 Masters For His Second Green Jacket In Three Years; Take A Look At His Top Moments At Augusta National [Video]

Bubba Watson 2014 Masters: Bubba Watson officially became part of the only 17 players out of hundreds of professional golfers to win multiple Masters green jacket after his win last Sunday. Watson almost owned the entire tournament joining the top 5 from day one and pulled away for the lead starting the second up to the final round, where he had four putts to win in the last hole of the tournament. Here are Bubba Watsons’ memorable moments in the Masters throughout the years: An emotional Bubba Watson finished and won his first green jacket in the 2012 Masters in a sudden death playoffs. The huge slice that saved and won it for Bubba inside the woods that landed on the green for a miracle shot and surely an incredible finish for him. Bubba Watson Two Putts In The 18th Hole To Win The 2014 Masters Beating Jordan Spieth Bubba Watson Was Greeted By His Son On The Green After The Golfer Won His Second Masters And Gave High Fives To Everyone.

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2014 Masters Round 3 Live Stream: Mickelson Out After Getting Cut, Rory McIlroy Behind With 11 Strokes; Bubba Watson Improves To Number One

2014 Masters Round 2 Results, Leaderboard: After two rounds of the 2014 Masters tournament, Bubba Watson emerged as the top player with a bit comfortable three strokes behind John Senden, who like Watson finished with 68 in the second round but has a total of -4. Watson on the other hand has a -7. With all eyes on Rory McIlroy throughout the tournament, it seems like pressure has been creeping up the young Irish golfer as he finished with a +4, almost getting cut early in the tournament. “I just couldn’t get anything to go my way,” McIlroy said. “Eleven shots back with two rounds to play is going to be nearly impossible to make up. So I’m trying to shoot two really low rounds and see where that puts me. Anything in the 60s is a really, really good score out here. And it will take something phenomenal to shoot something in the mid 60s.” Speaking of getting cut, another crowd favorite, Phil Mickelson got cut after finishing with a +5, his second career worst in the Masters. “Physically I feel great,” he insisted. “I haven’t had any problems. I’ve been able to play healthy. I haven’t had to

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2014 Masters Round 2 Results, Leaderboard: After Two Days, Bubba Watson Leads The Pack With Three Strokes With -7; Rory McIlroy at +4, Mickelson Got Cut

2014 Masters Round 2 Results, Leaderboard: After two rounds of the 2014 Masters tournament, Bubba Watson emerged as the top player with a bit comfortable three strokes behind John Senden, who like Watson finished with 68 in the second round but has a total of -4. Watson on the other hand has a -7. With all eyes on Rory McIlroy throughout the tournament, it seems like pressure has been creeping up the young Irish golfer as he finished with a +4, almost getting cut early in the tournament. “I just couldn’t get anything to go my way,” McIlroy said. “Eleven shots back with two rounds to play is going to be nearly impossible to make up. So I’m trying to shoot two really low rounds and see where that puts me. Anything in the 60s is a really, really good score out here. And it will take something phenomenal to shoot something in the mid 60s.” Speaking of getting cut, another crowd favorite, Phil Mickelson got cut after finishing with a +5, his second career worst in the Masters. “Physically I feel great,” he insisted. “I haven’t had any problems. I’ve been able to play healthy. I haven’t had to

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2014 Masters Round Two Live Stream: Bill Haas Tops The Leaderboard With One Stroke Lead Over Adam Scott, Bubba Watson And Louis Oosthuizen; Mickelson Finishes With +4

2014 Masters Round Two Live Stream: Phil Mickelson didn’t finish well finishing with a +4, making it his worst Masters start since 1997, where he failed to make the cut. Bill Haas, however, stood on top after the first round of the 2014 Masters as he leads defending champion Adam Scott on second place along with Bubba Watson and Louis Oosthuizen. “I know that I can’t expect too much,” said Haas. “You’ve just got to go out there and keep playing golf, try to hit that fairway on number one.” 2013 Masters winner Adam Scott, on the other hand, could’ve been in first place if he didn’t had that poor shot on the 12th green, according to him. “I played really well from tee to green, except for a poor shot on 12. I perhaps left a couple out there on the par fives, but it’s certainly something to build on,” said Scott. “I think winning here calms you down. It was the calmest start I have ever had. I had a fantastic response from the patrons.” All eyes on Phil Mickelson, as one of the favorites of the crowd, as he finished poorly with a 76, same finish as

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2014 Masters Round One Results, Leaderboard: Phil Mickelson Finishes With A 76, Saying ‘It Wasn’t The Best Day’; Bill Haas One Stroke Lead Over Adam Scott

2014 Masters Round One Results, Leaderboard: Phil Mickleson didn’t finish well finishing with a +4, making it his worst Masters start since 1997, where he failed to make the cut. Bill Haas, however, stood on top after the first round of the 2014 Masters as he leads defending champion Adam Scott on second place along with Bubba Watson and Louis Oosthuizen. “I know that I can’t expect too much,” said Haas. “You’ve just got to go out there and keep playing golf, try to hit that fairway on number one.” 2013 Masters winner Adam Scott, on the other hand, could’ve been in first place if he didn’t had that poor shot on the 12 th green, according to him. “I played really well from tee to green, except for a poor shot on 12. I perhaps left a couple out there on the par fives, but it’s certainly something to build on,” said Scott. “I think winning here calms you down. It was the calmest start I have ever had. I had a fantastic response from the patrons.” All eyes on Phil Mickleson, as one of the favorites of the crowd, as he finished poorly with a 76, same finish

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2014 Masters Tee Times, Group And Schedule: Phil Mickelson Struggling, Tiger Woods Out; Who Would Win This Year At Augusta National?

2014 Masters Tee Times, Group And Schedule: With Tiger Woods officially out of the prestigious tournament in Augusta National, other golfers eyeing for the longed for green jacket like three time winner Phil Mickelson, 2012 Masters winner Bubba Watson and hoping to win his first, Rory McIlroy, among others, has fans’ eyes on them the whole week. Thursday 7:45 AM: Stewart Cink and Tim Clark 7:56 AM: Ian Woosnam, John Huh, and Kevin Stadler 8:07 AM: Ben Crenshaw, YE Yahg, and Jonas Blixt 8:18 AM: Mark O’Meara, Steven Bowditch, and Jordan Niebrugge 8:29 AM: John Senden, Boo Weekley, and David Lynn 8:40 AM: Craig Stadler, Scott Stallings, and Martin Kaymer 8:51 AM: Tom Watson, Billy Horschel, and Brendon de Jonge 9:02 AM: Mike Weir, Matt Every, and Roberto Castro 9:13 AM: Angel Cabrera, Gary Woodland, and Ian Poulter 9:24 AM: Fred Couples, Webb Simpson, and Chang-woo Lee 9:35 AM: Graeme McDowell, Rickie Fowler, and Jimmy Walker 9:57 AM: Zach Johnson, KJ Choi, and Steve Stricker 10:08 AM: Miguel Angel Jimenez, Bill Haas, Matteo Manassero 10:19 AM: Hideki Matsuyama, Brandt Snedeker, and Jamie Donaldson 10:30 AM: Charl Schwartzel, Jim Furyk, and Thorbjorn Olesen 10:41 AM: Adam Scott, Jason Dufner, and Matthew

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2014 Masters Live Stream Round 1 At Augusta National, Tee Off Starts At 7:45 EDT; Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson And Bubba Watson Looking To Win

2014 Masters Live Stream: With Tiger Woods officially out of the prestigious tournament in Augusta National, other golfers eyeing for the longed for green jacket like three time winner Phil Mickelson, 2012 Masters winner Bubba Watson and hoping to win his first, Rory McIlroy, among others, has fans’ eyes on them the whole week. With an announcement last week that he went through a successful microdiscectomy to fix a pinched nerve that has been bugging him for months, Tiger Woods is officially out of the tournament and is expected to be out for seven weeks missing at least seven tournaments in the process. “After attempting to get ready for the Masters, and failing to make the necessary progress, I decided, in consultation with my doctors, to have this procedure done,” Woods said. As the operation happened a week before the Masters, Woods wouldn’t be able to join the Major title tournament at Augusta National for the first time in his entire professional career. “I’d like to express my disappointment to the Augusta National membership, staff, volunteers and patrons that I will not be at the Masters,” Tiger said. Already three time winner Phil Mickelson, meanwhile, is hungry to get his

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2014 Masters Tournament: Tiger Woods Drops His First Augusta Appearance; May Miss Seven Other Tournaments After Successful Surgery

2014 Masters Tournament: Tiger Woods officially announced last week that he went through a successful microdiscectomy to fix a pinched nerve that has been bugging him for months already. “After attempting to get ready for the Masters, and failing to make the necessary progress, I decided, in consultation with my doctors, to have this procedure done,” Woods said. As the operation happened a week before the Masters, Woods wouldn’t be able to join the Major title tournament at Augusta National for the first time in his entire professional career. “I’d like to express my disappointment to the Augusta National membership, staff, volunteers and patrons that I will not be at the Masters,” Tiger added. “It’s a week that’s very special to me. It also looks like I’ll be forced to miss several upcoming tournaments to focus on my rehabilitation and getting healthy. With the successful operation, Tiger might need a lot of time to get his 100 percent health back and be ready to make a comeback, as he was said to rest for at least seven weeks and might miss seven tournaments in the process. “I’d also like to thank the fans for their support and concern. It’s very

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