Golfer Brooks Koepka wasn’t surprised by Tiger Woods’ win Sunday at the Masters.
Tiger Woods rallied to win the Masters for the fifth time Sunday, a comeback that goes well beyond the two-shot deficit he erased before a delirious audience at Augusta National that watched memories turn into reality.
Due to thunderstorms in the forecast for Sunday’s weather, Augusta National Golf Club announced Saturday they will move up the final round of the 83rd Masters in order to get the major championship in and protect the players and patrons.
Golf’s best worked their way to the top Friday at Augusta National to set up a weekend pregnant with possibilities. Francesco Molinari, Jason Day, Brooks Koepka, Adam Scott and Louis Oosthuizen created the first five-way tie for the lead going into the weekend at the Masters.
The name on top of the leaderboard on a steamy Thursday afternoon was as familiar as the shouts of encouragement that followed Tiger Woods everywhere he went in the opening round of the Masters.
No need to wait until Sunday for the Masters to come to life.
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The last three times Dustin Johnson played all four rounds at the Masters, he’s finished inside the top 10, peaking as high as a tie for fourth place in 2016. But as he gets set to play in golf’s first major of the season for the 10th time, he’s still seeking his first green jacket.
Tiger Woods hasn’t won a major since 2008, but he feels like the golf game is in a place to win again.
The Masters Tournament released tee times and groupings for rounds one and two Tuesday afternoon.