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Westin: Player diaries were part of coverage lore for the Chronicle

David Westin is celebrating his 40th consecutive Masters Tournament, and this week is looking back…
Changes at 11th hole keep entrance to Amen Corner dangerous

Changes at 11th hole keep entrance to Amen Corner dangerous

There are plenty of reasons why the start of Amen Corner is such a difficult test. No. 11 is…
Tiger Woods pleased with 73 in opening Masters round

Tiger Woods pleased with 73 in opening Masters round

Regrets, Tiger Woods had a few on Thursday. But then again, too few to mention. “It felt great to…
Patron notes

Patron notes

John Miles, 25, was among the first to the Augusta National practice area early Thursday morning.…
Vijay Singh handles difficult holes in opening 71 at Masters

Vijay Singh handles difficult holes in opening 71 at Masters

Vijay Singh was money on three of the toughest holes at Augusta National Golf Club during Thursday'…
Phil Mickelson's opening Masters round anything but boring

Phil Mickelson's opening Masters round anything but boring

It was another thrill ride through Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday with three-time Masters…
Charley Hoffman on Masters first-round leaderboard again

Charley Hoffman on Masters first-round leaderboard again

Charley Hoffman is no stranger to being on the leaderboard Thursday at Augusta National Golf Club.…
Aiken's Kevin Kisner pleased with putter, even-par finish at Masters

Aiken's Kevin Kisner pleased with putter, even-par finish at Masters

Kevin Kisner’s final putt on No. 18 looked perfect, but it landed just inside the left lip and…
Jordan Spieth, Tony Finau create early Masters thrills

Jordan Spieth, Tony Finau create early Masters thrills

The rollercoaster ride of Tony Finau’s 24 hours and a second-nine charge by Jordan Spieth gave…
Sergio Garcia sees 13 on No. 15 sink hope of Masters repeat

Sergio Garcia sees 13 on No. 15 sink hope of Masters repeat

Sergio Garcia grasped and grasped for an answer before finally settling on a conclusion. "…
Larry Mize's cut streak in danger after opening 76 at Masters

Larry Mize's cut streak in danger after opening 76 at Masters

Larry Mize has one goal entering Friday’s second round: get back to even par. “That’s what I’m…
Wesley Bryan's debut round at the Masters is 'very average'

Wesley Bryan's debut round at the Masters is 'very average'

After watching time crawl for 51 weeks before he could make his Masters Tournament debut, Wesley…
Man who met Tiger Woods at Masters has died

Man who met Tiger Woods at Masters has died

A cancer patient who met Tiger Woods at the Masters Tournament has died. Shane Caldwell, from…
Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player hit honorary tee shots to start Masters

Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player hit honorary tee shots to start Masters

Gary Player has bragging rights. Sure, Jack Nicklaus will forever own double the number of green…
Don't expect any rowdiness from Masters patrons

Don't expect any rowdiness from Masters patrons

Unruly fan behavior has increasingly become a regular topic of conversation and concern on the PGA…
Patrick Reed improves his comfort level at Augusta National

Patrick Reed improves his comfort level at Augusta National

Patrick Reed knows all about moments in the sun at Augusta. However, he’d love to see those rays…
Aiken's Kevin Kisner confident as Masters begins

Aiken's Kevin Kisner confident as Masters begins

Kevin Kisner stood in front of the Augusta National clubhouse on Wednesday afternoon, daughter Kate…
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Tom Watson wins Masters Par-3 Contest

The 2018 Masters Tournament is heavy with anticipation of greatness about to happen. Thanks to two-…
Tommy Fleetwood looking forward to playing with Tiger Woods at Masters

Tommy Fleetwood looking forward to playing with Tiger Woods at Masters

Tommy Fleetwood isn’t shying away from the hype surrounding one of his playing partners for the…
Patron notes

Patron notes

Dave and Marlene Remillard enjoyed an early morning tour of Augusta National with friends Larry and…
Masters Champions Dinner a night Sergio Garcia will 'never forget'

Masters Champions Dinner a night Sergio Garcia will 'never forget'

Leading up to Tuesday night’s Champions Dinner, Adam Scott had one piece of advice for host Sergio…
Chronicle writer David Westin receives Masters Major Achievement Award

Chronicle writer David Westin receives Masters Major Achievement Award

There’s a popular theory that David Westin has written more words about the Masters Tournament than…
Amateur Matt Parziale living out dream at Masters

Amateur Matt Parziale living out dream at Masters

They joked and laughed. They shared stories and strategy. It seemed as though they'd been lifelong…
Michaux: Women's amateur event before Masters will have great impact

Michaux: Women's amateur event before Masters will have great impact

The Fred Ridley era opened with a bang on Masters eve. The new chairman of Augusta National Golf…
Tiger Woods headlines wide-open 2018 Masters

Tiger Woods headlines wide-open 2018 Masters

The stage is set for a Masters Tournament that has had such a huge buildup that even the players…
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Westin: Annual writing trip to Florida

We call it the “Florida Trip” or our “Florida Swing.” Two reporters from the Augusta Chronicle go…
Amen Corner has been scene of memorable Masters shots

Amen Corner has been scene of memorable Masters shots

The most memorable shot in Amen Corner’s history wasn’t a double eagle or hole-in-one. It was a 140…
2018 Masters broadcast will use shot tracer technology

2018 Masters broadcast will use shot tracer technology

Five holes at the 2018 Masters will use shot-tracing technology for television coverage. During a…
Field size keeps pace of play moving at  Masters

Field size keeps pace of play moving at Masters

Debate on the pace of play on the PGA Tour exploded again in January when J.B. Holmes took nearly…
Masters favorites to watch

Masters favorites to watch

Augusta’s favorite sons Jordan Spieth / Locked here until he doesn’t tee off in one of last groups…