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From maintenance shed to aspiring pro, Pratima Sherpa chases her dream.

Raised on a golf course in Nepal, Sherpa aspires to become her country's first female professional golfer.

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Aspiring Nepalese golfer gets lesson from Tiger

Pratima Sherpa's journey to become Nepal's first female golf pro got an unexpected boost from Tiger Woods, who gave the 18-year-old a 30-minute lesson in Florida.

Tiger draws inspiration from Nepalese golfer Pratima Sherpa

Pratima Sherpa, a teenage golfer from Nepal, realizes her dream of meeting Tiger Woods.


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Zurich Classic

Zurich Classic's strong field isn't solely a New Orleans thing

Bourbon Street doesn't hurt, but 10 of the top 14 players in the world are lured to this week's Zurich Classic by a fun format that breaks from the 72-hole stroke-play grind.

The walk-up music for each of the world's top golfers

This weekend, at the Zurich Classic, the PGA Tour is using intro music. What should DJ, Tiger, Rory and Phil use? We're here to help.


Can't wait for the next golf major? Here's a quick post-Masters primer

From Shinnecock to Carnoustie to Bellerive, 2018's remaining golf majors will be anything but easy. Bob Harig looks ahead to the challenging summer lineup.

Tiger officially files entry to play U.S. Open

After finishing tied for 32nd at the Masters, Tiger Woods has officially filed his entry to play in the U.S. Open for the first time since 2015.

The Masters

From 3 miles away, Patrick Reed's family wept as they watched him win the Masters

They wanted to be there in person. They wanted to hug their son and big brother, but instead, Patrick Reed's parents and sister hugged one another at the family home, so close yet so far from the site of Reed's biggest professional achievement.

Patrick Reed doesn't care what you think, he's the Masters champion

Rory McIlroy tried mind games. Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth pushed their opponent to the breaking point. Even fans were against the local leader. But Patrick Reed brushed them all aside to win his first major, at Augusta no less.

Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and their two different Augusta Nationals

For Rory McIlroy, this place holds nothing but bad memories, moments when he has failed. For Jordan Spieth, it is the exact opposite, a prized piece of real estate that brings out his best. An uncomfortable truth for Rory, a peaceful reminder for Jordan.

Winners and Losers

Despite falling short again, Rickie Fowler says 'I'm ready to win a major'

There wasn't much more Rickie Fowler could have done this weekend to put himself in the running for a green jacket. But despite again falling short of Major No. 1, he says he's even more ready to break through in 2018.

Ups, downs, ankle dislocations, Tiger, Phil and Sergio: This Masters had everything

Augusta had the big names, comebacks, meltdowns and a breakthrough win by Patrick Reed -- and all of it made for an unforgettable tournament. Here are the Masters' winners and losers.

Tiger Woods nostalgia ruining golf?

The Golic and Wingo crew weighs in on how unrealistic expectations for Tiger Woods are degrading the game.

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Experts' Take

North said Reed did what he had to do to win

Andy North explains what Patrick Reed did in the final round of the Masters to hold on to win the green jacket.


Player Interviews

Reed says winning his first major wasn't going to be easy


Fowler, McIlroy full of disappointment after coming up short


Spieth knows he 'almost pulled off the impossible'


Tiger: 'I missed competing' in Masters


Sunday Highlights

Reed receives green jacket


Hoffman sinks hole-in-one on 16th hole


Third-Round Recap

Patrick Reed has his chance to finally roar like a Tiger at the Masters

Patrick Reed has long emulated Tiger Woods, from the clothes to the demeanor. To truly be like Tiger, he has to win a major. Will Reed fade with the sun, as Rory McIlroy suggests? We'll find out a lot about Reed on Sunday at Augusta.

Caddie Confidential: Pity the caddie that works majors through rain!

The rain doesn't affect only the golfers on the course. Michael Collins talks to another Masters caddie about Saturday's conditions and what they're looking for in Sunday's big finale.

On This Day: The Tiger Slam

Masters moment: The year of the Tiger

Tiger Woods wins the 2001 Masters for his fourth straight major title for the vaunted "Tiger Slam."


Second-Round Recap

From Augusta State to Augusta National, Patrick Reed is after more big things around these parts

Patrick Reed doesn't lack confidence. His college coach, from nearby Augusta State, where Reed helped win two improbable national titles, knows Reed doesn't lack confidence. And both believe, come Sunday night, Reed might just be wearing a green jacket.

There is accomplishment in Tiger Woods' struggles at Augusta

Tiger Woods isn't in contention. His two rounds at this Masters have been, at times, sloppy. Tiger, more than anyone, preached perspective, as it wasn't that long ago that hitting pitch shots was an accomplishment. So 73 and 75 isn't all that bad, is it?

Caddie Confidential: Winds test both golfers and caddies during second round

Beware of the crazy Augusta National winds! That was the main challenge for caddies and players alike Friday at the Masters. And the drama won't diminish this weekend, either.

First-Round Recap

Tony Finau found a way to get up after falling down at the Masters

Tony Finau wasn't sure if he would be able to play Thursday -- because of an injury he suffered celebrating a hole-in-one. Yet there he was, his dislocated ankle hurting and his pride in even worse shape, carefully walking his way into contention.

Yes, Tiger was human in first round, but only a fool would write him off

For fans who wanted to see Tiger Woods healthy and competitive just one more time, his healthy walk and strong rebound on the back nine Thursday were truly special to watch.

Spieth in the lead at Augusta

Jordan Spieth shoots a 6-under 66 for a two-shot lead after the first round of the Masters.


Videos: Garcia's Mess, Finau's Finish

Garcia can't stop hitting into the water


Sports world 'reacts' to Garcia's disaster


Tiger finishes opening round +1


Finau shoots -4 in first round at Masters


A Firefighter's Journey to Masters

How Matt Parziale went from fighting fires to playing alongside Tiger at Augusta

Everyone around Matt Parziale knew he had big potential, especially his father, Vic. This week, the golfer's dreams will become a reality as son and father take the course at the Masters.

Our Top Masters Moments

The photos that tell some of the Masters' most important stories

Sometimes words won't do it justice. Sometimes, it's simply the photos. And these particular photos stir the emotions and get you set for the drama of the Masters.

Remembering Woods' iconic chip-in

Verne Lundquist, longtime broadcaster at CBS, recounts the story of how a technical director helped shape the way we remember Tiger Woods' famous chip-in on the 16th hole at the 2005 Masters.


Tiger & Phil

Tiger finds that intensity and humanity can coexist at the Masters

By making the transition Jack Nicklaus made when he tired of playing the robo-assassin to Arnold Palmer's neighborly gunslinger, Tiger Woods has given the Masters gallery a chance to be part of something extra special.

Golf's 40-somethings believe they can hang with young guns at Masters

Winning a major after the age of 40 has become less of an oddity of late. And the trend could continue at the Masters this week, when Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and other 40-somethings will have their eyes on that green jacket.

Mickelson: Nobody's benefited more from Tiger than I have

Phil Mickelson says he's excited to see Tiger Woods play well at the Masters this weekend.


Player Confidential

Player Confidential: What would keep a pro from playing at the Masters?

What would it take for a pro golfer not to play at the Masters? Michael Collins asked several players. Some were contemplative, while others had no choice but to laugh at such a question.

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