Sport Lee Westwood at Augusta

English golfer was six shots short of the play-off

Reaction to the Tiger Woods' return

Former Ryder Cup player Howard Clark has said he can see some "method behind the madness" of Tiger Woods returning at The Masters and not before.

Tiger Woods announces comeback

Tiger Woods is making his comeback at The Masters between April 8-11 - and that is official from the man himself.

Stricker warns Woods over Masters

Tiger Woods has been urged by the world No 2, Steve Stricker, not to turn the first major of the season into the "Tiger Comeback Tournament" – for the sake of his rivals and the Masters.

Poulter shines after week of struggle

Ian Poulter gave his confidence another shot in the arm with a brilliant closing round of 64 at the WGC-CA Championship in Miami yesterday.

The Hacker: Sort out my cataracts problem and I might finally get my eye in

If you are the sad possessor of poor eyesight, a game of golf is never more infuriating than if you play with someone else damned with dodgy peepers.

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Dazzling Martin out on his own

Spaniard puts his troubles behind him to set the pace after carding eight birdies

Court ruling keeps fairer sex off the fairway

A premier Dublin golf club can continue to block women from membership, the Irish Supreme Court has decreed, in a ruling that a dissenting judge argued was discriminatory.

Album: Andrew Weatherall, A Pox on the Pioneers, (Rotters Golf Club)

The title is both self- referential (Pioneer being a leading brand of DJ equipment) and oddly self-deprecating for a man who, in his time, was a groundbreaker.

Harrington of old is back in the swing

Paddy power back in vogue as Dubliner forces Woods to contemplate a blank major year

James Corrigan: Lineker's low-brow presenting skills miss the cut

View From The Sofa: The Open, BBC

Woods back in swing to secure early lead

Any suspicions that Tiger Woods would embark on a downward spiral following his recent bad-tempered travails at The Masters were proved to be very foolish indeed in North Carolina yesterday. The world No 1 fired a seven-under-par 65 to open up an early lead in the first round of the Quail Hollow Championship.

Angel Cabrera: Shoeless 'slumdog' to millionaire

Born in a shanty town, Angel Cabrera has won one of the most lucrative titles in sport. James Corrigan tells his story – from rags to Green Jacket

Out of America: All together now: My country club, 'tis of thee

Rupert Cornwell: Augusta's privileged acres should be haunted by the voice of a woman persecuted for her race

Storm fails to halt Masters

The Masters was able to resume on time today despite a tornado passing through the Augusta area during the night.

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