NBC golf analyst Brandel Chamblee wants to believe the Instagram chatter that Tiger Woods has been working avidly with instructor Chris Como in hopes of playing the Masters, which begins next week. "If you can believe what you read on social media, his coach has been down there with him in Palm Beach and he has been hitting lot of golf balls," Chamblee said Tuesday on a media conference call. "The way I understand it, he has been practicing quite diligently. It wouldn't surprise me if Tiger shows up at Augusta National." Said fellow NBC analyst Colin Montgomerie: "He is still the needle in the game and it would be great to see him play. … But if he does, I hope he can compete and that we're not
PGA Tour star Jason Day expects to travel to Augusta, Georgia on Friday to start practicing for the Masters, but said he could pull still out of the season's first major, depending on his mother's prognosis following surgery for lung cancer last week. “Obviously, I'm still nervous because we're still waiting to see ... if it has spread or not," said Day, who spoke Monday by video conference set up by organizers of the PGA Tour's Zurich Classic in late April. "It's still kind of a bit of an emotional time for me," added Day, whose father died of cancer when he was 12.
Puma announced Rickie Fowler's planned attire for the 2017 Masters, with an emphasis on a Thursday look inspired by the brand's 'Flagstick Camo' pattern. Ranging in price from $28 to $140, the collection includes pants, a polo, shorts and camo-printed