Expect big crowds and passionate support at The Masters

The Masters 2015 preview: When is it, what time does it start and where can I watch it in the UK?

A guide to the 2015 Masters tournament at Augusta National Golf Course

Marc Warren can book his first Masters appearance by doing well at the Texas Open this week

Masters 2015: Reborn Marc Warren goes from Tour outcast to brink of the Masters

Top-10 finish in Texas Open this week will seal major turnaround for Scot

Darren Clarke gets his hands on the trophy during his first press conference since being named as Europe’s Ryder Cup captain

Ryder Cup 2016: European captain Darren Clarke vows to follow Paul McGinley’s way

The United States’ defeat last year prompted the launch of a taskforce to establish a template by which future captains are selected and players given a voice

Rory McIlroy's birdie blitz gives him outside chance at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Rory McIlroy admitted he would need more of the same over the weekend after a second round of 66 was not enough to move closer to the leader, Morgan Hoffmann, in the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando, Florida.

Brandt Snedeker hit one of the luckiest shots ever seen

Brandt Snedeker video: American golfer hits wayward shot that bounces off rocks twice and nearly ends up in the hole

Snedeker's shot looked destined for a watery grave until Lady Luck intervened

Rory McIlroy

Masters 2015: Tiger Woods' presence at Augusta 'would help Rory McIlroy'

McIlroy can join Tiger Woods in winning all four majors by the age of 25 at Augusta

Tiger Woods has not played since pulling out of the Farmers Insurance Open at the start of last month

Tiger Woods still hoping for Masters appearance despite Arnold Palmer withdrawal

Tiger Woods has not played since pulling out of the Farmers Insurance Open at the start of last month

Dustin Johnson with WGC-Cadillac Championship

WGC-Cadillac Championship 2015: Dustin Johnson overturns five-shot deficit to beat fellow American JB Holmes

Johnson clinches victory by a single shot with Bubba Watson falling short late on

Rory McIlroy hurled his club into the water after chipping his ball into a lake

Donald Trump returns Rory McIlroy’s infamous 3-iron fished from lake

McIlroy played his role graciously and returned the club to his bag for the course of his round, after which it was pledged to Trump towers

Marcel Siem imploded after a double bogey at the seventh, throwing his iron into the same lake as McIlroy

WGC-Cadillac Challenge 2015: Marcel Siem 'does a Rory' as the Blue Monster claims its second club of the week

But McIlroy enjoys a better round claiming a 'top-five is still possible' in Florida

Rory McIlroy

WGC-Cadillac Championship 2015: McIlroy throws club into lake during day of struggles

A 73 on Thursday and 70 on Friday leaves him eight-shots off leader J B Holmes

Rory McIlroy tees off at the 16th hole at Doral yesterday

WGC-Cadillac Challenge 2015: Mixed bag for Rory McIlroy after a faltering start at Doral

World No 1 hits an opening round of 73, but at least there is no cut to miss this week

Rory McIlroy plays out of a bunker during a practice round on Wednesday

Rory McIlroy says 'kick up the backside' is motivation for the Masters

Ulsterman insists missing cut in Honda Classic makes him better prepared for Augusta build-up

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Bubba Watson changes from joker into the 'model father'

Birth of second child has altered world No 2’s perspective ahead of the Masters

Padraig Harrington shows off the Honda Classic trophy on Monday

PGA National 2015: Padraig Harrington ends seven-year itch with victory

Dubliner finally claims Tour win with play-off triumph in Florida after Poulter finds water five times to spectacularly blow lead

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