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UGA Week: Masters is dear to Compton's hearts

...Network Classic at Disney, he finished 60th six months after his surgery.His courage and perseverance earned him the Ben Hogan Award in 2009 from the Golf Writers Association of America, bringing him to Augusta for the presentation at the annual...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/uga-week-masters-dear-comptons-hearts
Not the smoothest road to the Masters Tournament for McIlroy

...can play there. He's only 25. And he's No. 1 in the world.Beyond the Grand Slam, he can join Tiger Woods and Ben Hogan as the only players with three consecutive majors since the Masters began in 1934. Those opportunities don't come along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-23/not-smoothest-road-masters-t
2015 Masters will be Crenshaw's last as a player

...these years later, Jackson says, "I take the blame for it." LONE STAR STATE HEROTexans Byron Nelson, Ralph Guldahl, Ben Hogan, Jimmy Demaret, Jackie Burke Jr. and Charles Coody combined for 10 Masters titles before Crenshaw won twice."It means...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/2015-masters-will-be-crenshaws-last-player
Walker sees top-10 finish in Masters debut as just the beginning

...think it's the hardest shot on the course. It's the one that really tests you."When two-time Masters champion Ben Hogan played in the Masters, he famously said if he was on the green with his approach on No. 11 that he mishit the shot...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/masters/walker-sees-top-10-finish-masters-debut
Langer keeping senior golfers in running for a Masters win

...69."We can compete at the highest level and even on a very, very long golf course like this one," Langer said.Ben Hogan in 1967 and Fred Couples in 2010 shot 66 as seniors. Jimenez's fourth-place finish was the second highest by a fiftysomething...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/masters/langer-keeping-senior-golfers-running-m
Throwback Thursday: Nicklaus sets scoring records in 1965

...the back nine gave Nicklaus a 64 of his own and left him five clear of Player and eight ahead of Palmer.Next up was Ben Hogan's tournament record of 274. Nicklaus took care of that Sunday with a closing 69, and it established a new 72-hole...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/throwback-thursday-nicklaus-sets-scorin
Hahn's path has seen plenty of challenges

...through the locker room at Riviera and saw portraits of past champions. It's an impressivecollection, ranging from Ben Hogan to Byron Nelson, from Johnny Miller to Tom Watson, from Fred Couples to Phil Mickelson.None of them ever worked at Nordstrom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-23/hahns-path-has-seen-plenty-c
Record books record Masters win, but not the anxiety

...Tournament 50 years ago by a then-record seven shots over Ben Hogan.The record books do not show, however, the anxiety...into the 1955 Masters. All eyes were on Sam Snead and Ben Hogan, who between them had won the previous four Masters...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/record-books-record-masters-win-not-anx
Champions Dinner began as simple gathering

...defending champion selects the menu and serves as host for the dinner, which is open to the winners and the club chairman.Ben Hogan gets credit for coming up with the idea, and in the early days the choices were pretty simple. But in the past three...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/champions-dinner-began-simple-gathering
Masters took break during World War II

...the Masters went on as scheduled. Byron Nelson defeated Ben Hogan in an 18-hole playoff.Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts...enlisted. Sam Snead and Jimmy Demaret were in the Navy, Ben Hogan was in the Army Air Corps and Lloyd Mangrum served in...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/masters-took-break-during-world-war-ii