Amy Tennery

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8 May 2019 | 4:02 AM

Grobbelaar sees Klopp as worthy heir to Shankly

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Juergen Klopp has taken Liverpool on a rollercoaster Premier League title challenge this season and while it might end in disappointment, former goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar believes their German coach warrants comparison with club great Bill Shankly.

15 Apr 2019 | 4:02 AM

Trump, Obama join sport greats heaping praise on Masters winner Woods

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - World leaders and some of the most decorated sports figures alike flooded social media on Sunday to congratulate American Tiger Woods after he clinched his fifth Masters title.

14 Apr 2019 | 11:09 PM

First Women's Amateur sends welcome ripples through Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - More than a week since Jennifer Kupcho hoisted the trophy as the inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur winner, the impact of that moment, once unthinkable to the club's old male guard, still reverberated through the hallowed home of the Masters.

14 Apr 2019 | 8:50 AM

Green Jacket within Molinari's reach

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - Francesco Molinari delivered his best 18 holes at Augusta National with a six-under 66 that lifted him two strokes clear of the pack on Saturday but the Italian knows danger lurks around every corner at the Masters.

14 Apr 2019 | 5:56 AM

Simpson and Cantlay flirt with Masters course record

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - Webb Simpson and Patrick Cantlay grazed the Masters course record on Saturday, each posting an eight-under par 64 at Augusta National, just one stroke shy of the best-ever 63.

13 Apr 2019 | 6:43 AM

Day lights up Augusta with pain-racked battle for Masters glory

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - As he lay on his back wincing in agony at the second tee on Thursday, it was difficult to imagine that Jason Day would muster much of a challenge at Augusta National this week.

12 Apr 2019 | 9:45 PM

In Augusta, all roads lead to somebody's home

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - Augusta National, with its climate-defying azalea blooms and meticulous greens, offers plenty of attraction for visitors eager to catch a glimpse of the world's greatest golfers at The Masters.

12 Apr 2019 | 8:54 AM

Mickelson mirrors last Green Jacket performance in first round

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - It was deja vu for Phil Mickelson at the Masters on Thursday, after the 48-year-old posting a five-under-par 67, a repeat of his first-round performance at Augusta National in 2010, the last time he picked up a Green Jacket.

12 Apr 2019 | 6:20 AM

Scott a not-so-slow starter on Masters first round

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - Adam Scott grabbed a share of the clubhouse lead at the Masters on Thursday, finishing three under-par in his best first-round performance in five years at the tournament.

12 Apr 2019 | 1:18 AM

No comparing Tiger and Golden Bear, says Player

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - Joe Montana or Tom Brady, Serena Williams or Steffi Graf -- there is no shortage of debate in sport over who is the greatest of all time, but do not even try separating golfing icons Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus, according to Gary Player.