Rory McIlroy has enjoyed success in the second half of the calendar year during his PGA Tour career, which bodes well for the Northern Irishman’s chances in a first-ever fall Masters, which starts Nov. 12.
- Daniel Berger shouldn’t take it personally he’s not playing in next month’s Masters. COVID-19 and the rotation of the sun won’t allow it.
- Former Augusta University standout and 2018 Masters champion Patrick Reed continues to be in the middle of controversy -- where he always seems to thrive
- Tiger Woods made a subtle equipment change this week at Sherwood Country Club before starting his defense of the Zozo Championship, and the swap probably was made with an eye toward the Masters.
- Tiger Woods has played 80 tournament rounds as a pro at Augusta National. He has played an additional six competitive rounds there as an amateur. Assume he has played it countless other times in preparation for his 22 Masters starts.