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Tiger Woods shot a 1-under-par 71 in his return to competitive play at the Masters on Thursday. (Image: Charlie Riedel/AP)

Masters: Sungjae Im Leads After Round 1, Tiger on the Prowl at 1-Under

Tiger Woods impressed in his return to competitive golf on Thursday, shooting a 1-under 71 at Augusta National to sit in a tie for 10th place at the 2022 Masters after one round. Woods started by carding pars on the first five holes before birdieing the sixth. Woods in contention […]

Justin Thomas won last week’s BMW Championship and begins the Tour Championship as the No. 1 ranked golfer. (Image: Getty)

Masters DFS: Avoid Tiger, but Roster These Guys

To roster Tiger or not? That’s but one of many questions for DFS players as the first golf major occurs beginning Thursday. Thanks to his middling salary and very strong course history at Augusta, Woods will likely be highly rostered in Masters DFS contests, which means he may be best […]

Rory McIlroy is hoping to prepare for the Masters this week by playing in the Valero Texas Open. (Image: Reinhold Matay/USA Today Sports)

Valero Texas Open Odds: McIlroy Favored in Final Masters Tune Up

Several former major winners are taking one last chance to prepare for the Masters this weekend as they tee it up at the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio. Rory McIlroy leads the field, coming into the Valero Texas Open as the +750 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook. Stroke play […]

Hideki Matsuyama won the Masters this past weekend, but not many bettors were in position to cash in on that victory. (Image: Getty)

Masters Betting: Sportsbooks Clean Up on Hideki Matsuyama Win

Bettors backed a wide range of favorites at the Masters this year. From world No. 1 Dustin Johnson to the surging Jordan Spieth, gamblers parked their money with familiar names. So when Hideki Matsuyama won his first major on Sunday, sportsbooks reaped the profits of his unlikely victory. Matsuyama finished […]

Brooks Koepka is returning to action this week at the 2021 Masters, just three weeks after undergoing knee surgery. (Image: Mike Watters/USA Today Sports)

Brooks Koepka Comes to Augusta Off Knee Surgery, Plans to Win the Masters

Brooks Koepka underwent surgery on his right knee on March 16 to repair ligament damage and a kneecap dislocation. Just three weeks later, the 30-year-old says he’s not only ready to play the Masters, but to win the major. Koepka hasn’t played since his surgery, but arrived at Augusta National […]

Anish Giri (right) held a draw against Magnus Carlsen (left) to maintain his half-point lead at the Tata Steel Masters. (Image: Jurriaan Hoefsmit/Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2021)

Tata Steel Masters: Giri Maintains Lead Ahead of Saturday Showdown with Firouzja

Anish Giri held off World Champion Magnus Carlsen on Friday, doing enough to secure a draw and maintain his half-point lead at the Tata Steel Masters heading into a critical clash with Alireza Firouzja in Saturday’s penultimate round. Giri drew comfortably with Black against Carlsen, leaving him a half-point ahead […]

Anish Giri picked up another win on Wednesday, vaulting him into the lead at the Tata Steel Masters. (Image: Jurriaan Hoefsmit/Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2021)

Anish Giri Takes Lead at Tata Steel Masters Heading into Final Rest Day

Dutch grandmaster Anish Giri defeated Radoslaw Wojtaszek on Wednesday to take the solo lead at the Tata Steel Masters, but three players are within a half-point of him with just three rounds left to play. Giri sits at 7 points after 10 rounds heading into Thursday’s final rest day in […]