Hit the ball, hit it again!


By Robert Trent Jones Jr. / The planets are aligned; the moon is very full; the year of the Rooster is upon us; change is in the air. What do these celestial events portend for the golf world? The old guard is retiring. Tim Finchem and George O’Grady have passed their leadership to their respective professional tours. The health of the game is measured…

Arriba España!


by Patricia Davies, www.madillgolf.com /  First Seve, then Chema and, now, at last, Sergio. The third Spaniard to win a green jacket at Augusta National came good just when we were all beginning to think that he’d blown his chances of ever winning a major and was destined to be a nearly man, a very, very good but never a great. At least now…

Masters Musings


by Patricia Davies, www.madillgolf.com /  It’s 20 years since Tiger Woods wowed the world by winning the Masters by miles and turned things upside down:  a black man winning a golf tournament in Georgia with a white man on the bag. Hallelujah. It’s hard to exaggerate how important that was to an awful lot of people. And yet it’s still hard to persuade people…

A la croisée des chemins


En direct d’Augusta, mardi 10 avril 2017 10h05, Ernie Els ouvre, tout seul avec un marqueur, le dernier tour du 71e Masters Tournament après son 83 la veille. Jeunes joueurs, ne baissez jamais la tête. Un score ingrat vous attend à tout moment comme les plus grands. Mais que la star sud-africaine ne nous en veuille pas si nous partons plutôt suivre la dernière partie entre deux joueurs…