Bubba Watson  poses with the green jacket after winning the 2014 Masters  by a three-stroke margin  at Augusta National.  Photograph:  Rob Carr/Getty Images 1:36

Bubba Watson was quick to play down his achievement of winning a second Masters title in three years as Jordan Spieth declared himself ready to(...)

Gary Player  shakes hands with fellow former Masters champion Jack Nicklaus  as Arnold Palmer  looks on at the start of the US Masters  at  Augusta. Photo: Brian Snyder/Reuters

No tipping. No lying down. No flags. No signs. No cameras. No phones. No chairs with arms. No coolers. No going barefoot. No radios. No sitting(...)

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 09: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland waits on a tee boxduring a practice round prior to the start of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) Rory McIlroy waits on a tee box during a practice round prior to the start of the 2014 Masters. The 24-year-old Ulsterman knows better than anyone how the deal is closed on a Sunday afternoon at Augusta. Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images

The old-timers never want to leave, almost as if pulled by some magnetic force to the lawn in front of the clubhouse. Gary Player, respl(...)

 Jason Day of Australia hits a shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Photo:  Rob Carr/Getty Images

The quest isn’t necessarily for perfection, for golf – as Dr Bob Rotella will tell you – is not a game of perfect. Jason Day, though, will keep(...)

 Rory McIlroy  hits a shot from a bunker during a practice round yesterday prior to the start of the US Masters  at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

The best laid schemes of mice and men, and all that. There are some things you can’t control. Yesterday was one of them, as, on the first official (...)