The Masters flag during the final round of the Masters in Augusta. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Spare a thought . . . Carrying weighty bags around the undulating terrain took a toll on a number of caddies, among them Kevin Kisner’s caddie Duane (...)

Rory McIlroy drives from the 18th tee  during a practice round for the  Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy will be able to keep a keen eye on the progress of Masters rival Tiger Woods following the draw for the opening two rounds. Woods will t(...)

 Shane Lowry will take home a Scotty Cameron Masters putter at the end of his week at Augusta National. Photograph:   Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Shane Lowry hasn’t got into the habit yet of accumulating golfing memorabilia to adorn the walls of his home. This is his fourth time to play in the (...)