'Spieth era' begins in golf after Masters Tournament victory

...hyperventilating. SI wasn't around in 1931, when a youngster only six months past his 20th birthday knocked off Gene Sarazen and Denny Shute to claim the PGA Championship. But a United News report heralded Tom Creavy, who "does not depend...

Ian Woosnam | The Masters

...to fight Posted: 04/01/07 LLANYMYNECH, Wales - In the Trophy Room at Augusta National Golf Club is the 4-wood Gene Sarazen used to score the double eagle that made the Masters Tournament famous in 1935. Augusta Guide Welcome to Augusta...

Bubba Watson | The Masters

...teeing off Thursday, there?s a ... 1975 Masters produced unforgettable Sunday drama Posted: 04/08/15 From Gene Sarazen?s double eagle in 1935 to Bubba Watson?s shot from the pine trees in 2012, the Masters Tournament has been...

Gene Sarazen

The sports world, not just the golf world, lost a much beloved legend Thursday when Gene Sarazen -- after a long, fulfilling and richly rewarding life -- died of complications from pneumonia at age 97 in Naples, Fla. Mr...

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Gene Sarazen dies at 97

There won't be another one like Gene Sarazen. A winner of seven major championships, including...Y., who changed his name from Eugenio Saraceni to Gene Sarazen at age 16 because he thought the new name "sounded...

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Videos help us to learn the history of Augusta

...to watch golf. But why? Let's follow the chain of unusual events that led to Sunday green jackets.THE WOMAN IN GENE SARAZEN'S ROOM: Most golf lovers know the story of Sarazen's famous "double eagle" victory in the 1935 Masters. What...

1975 Masters produced unforgettable Sunday drama

From Gene Sarazen's double eagle in 1935 to Bubba Watson's shot from the pine trees in 2012, the Masters Tournament has been chock full of memorable...

Masters Traditions: Honorary Starters

...began the tradition, it flourished in the 1980s with Gene Sarazen, Sam Snead and Byron Nelson all hitting opening tee...asked to serve as an honorary starter.Venturi joined Gene Sarazen and Sam Snead when Chairman Hord Hardin asked him to...

Masters Traditions: Landmarks

...scored 2-3 to pick up six strokes on Ralph Guldahl and win the 1937 Masters." SARAZEN BRIDGEThe Sarazen Bridge marks Gene Sarazen's double eagle on the 15th hole in the final round in 1935. It enabled him to tie Craig Wood, and Sarazen prevailed...

Par-5 birdies close out Rory McIlroy's 71

...McIlroy regrouped to stay within striking distance.Only five golfers have won all four majors in the Masters era, and Gene Sarazen remains the only one to complete the task at Augusta. That was 80 years ago, when he holed a double eagle in the fourth...