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10 Greatest Masters Champions Ever

Jack, Arnie, Tiger and Phil Top the List of Augusta Aces
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The Masters is the world's greatest golf tournament, so it's not surprising that it has produced an elite list of champions. We've identified the 10 greatest, who collectively possess 32 Green Jackets and have provided countless classic moments.

 

20 Best Golfers of All Time

Top 30 Golfers for the 2016 Majors: No. 23 Phil Mickelson

Athlon Counts Down the 30 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season

They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2016 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 30 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf Channel’s Gary Williams.

 

Phil Mickelson Drives Ball Onto Nearby Hotel Balcony

On the 17th hole at the British Open, Mickelson landed his ball on a hotel balcony by the course.

Although Phil Mickelson was far behind the leader at the British Open, he shot his best round to put him at -7 for the tournament. While he won’t win with that score, he certainly had today’s most interesting shot. On the drive on hole 17, Mickelson hooked the ball onto a hotel balcony just next to the course.

 

The shot, which cost him a one-stroke penalty, impressively landed on the balcony and came to a stop without rolling off. He ultimately ended up triple-bogeying the hole, as he struggled all tournament on hole 17.

See the shot below:

The 10 Greatest Masters Champions of All Time

Jack, Arnie, Tiger and Phil Top the List of Augusta Aces
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The Masters is the world's greatest golf tournament, so it's not surprising that it has produced an elite list of champions. We've identified the 10 greatest, who collectively possess 32 Green Jackets and have provided countless classic moments.

 

The 7 Greatest Shots in Masters History

7 Epic Moments from Golf's Greatest Tournament
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We don’t have footage of Gene Sarazen’s famous double eagle from 1935, but on Masters Sunday 2012, we saw something just as good and just as rare — Louis Oosthuizen's double eagle, the first at the par-5 second hole in Masters history. Later, Bubba Watson joined our countdown with his stunning recovery shot from the pine straw in the playoff. Here are our choices for the seven greatest shots in Masters history.

 

Golf Experts Poll: Will Phil Mickelson Ever Win Another Major?

Insiders Weigh In
Athlon polled a number of golf insiders on a variety of topics, but we start with this question: Are Tiger's problems primarily physical or mental? - See more at: http://athlonsports.com/golf/golf-experts-poll-are-tigers-problems-mental-or-physical#sthash.ovLdgVAh.dpuf
Athlon polled a number of golf insiders on a variety of topics, but we start with this question: Are Tiger's problems primarily physical or mental?

Top 30 Golfers for the 2015 Majors: No. 18 Phil Mickelson

Athlon Counts Down the 30 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season

They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2015 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 30 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee.

 

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