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Augusta’s desire to keep its distance may spark a lengthy dispute | Ewan Murray

A hot topic has again risen to the fore this week after the club chief set out intention to maintain his course’s designLost in the understandable focus that fell upon Augusta National’s decision to host a women’s amateur event, as revealed this w…

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Morning Drive: Reed v McIlroy – opinions divided

Mark Chapman, Iain Carter and Alistair Bruce-Ball preview the final day of the Masters.

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Patrick Reed wins the Masters after holding off Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler – live!

Patrick Reed held his nerve to win his first major at Augusta, as Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth ran him closeOfficial Masters leaderboard 11.39pm BST The putt drops! He clenches a fist, pumps it, and yells in delight! He takes his cap off, bows, and …

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Rory McIlroy says Masters not just a two-horse race between him and leader Patrick Reed

Rory McIlroy says the Masters is not just a two-horse race between him and leader Patrick Reed going into Sunday’s final day.

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Grand Slam-chasing McIlroy three off Reed’s lead at Masters

American Patrick Reed holds a three-shot lead into the final round of the Masters at Augusta, with Rory McIlroy second after a round of 65.

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Masters 2018: Rory McIlroy intends ‘to spoil Patrick Reed’s party’ at Augusta

Rory McIlroy believes his greater experience can help him overhaul Masters leader Patrick Reed and complete a career Grand Slam at Augusta.

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Masters 2018: Patrick Reed leads Masters by three shots

American Patrick Reed shoots a five under par 67 to lead the Masters by three shots from Rory McIlroy ahead of their final round pairing on Sunday at Augusta National.

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Masters 2018: Highlights of Jon Rahm’s superb seven under par round

Watch highlights of Jon Rahm’s superb round of 65 taking the Spaniard to eight under par after day three of the Masters at Augusta.

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Masters 2018: Tommy Fleetwood hails ‘brilliant’ day at Augusta

England’s Tommy Fleetwood says it was “such a good day” after five consecutive birdies saw the 27-year-old leap up the leaderboard on day three of the Masters at Augusta.

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Rory McIlroy survives tight corner to display pure wizardry at Masters

Northern Irishman’s seven-under-par third round included a scramble at Amen Corner but he thrills Augusta spectators with brilliant skills and just a touch of luckThere was a crackle in the air during the Masters’ third round but, thick and close as th…

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Masters 2018: Patrick Reed & Jordan Spieth feature in best shots of day three

Jordan Spieth, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and leader Patrick Reed feature in the best shots of day three of the Masters at Augusta.

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Patrick Reed leads Masters but bullish Rory McIlroy closes the gap to three

• Reed sensationally hits eagles at the 13th and 15th • Northern Irishman’s 65, seven under par, equals day’s bestIf the golf even approaches the heights of the buildup, stand by for quite a show. Who said the Masters begins only on the Sunday back nin…

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Masters 2018: Patrick Reed shoots two incredible eagles to extend outright lead

Patrick Reed eagles both the 13th and 15th holes to strengthen his position at the top of the leaderboard on day three of the Masters.

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Masters 2018: Rory McIlroy chips in for a stunning eagle in third round

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy chips in for a stunning eagle on the eighth hole to move to nine under par on day three of the Masters.

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Masters 2018: Rory McIlroy makes ‘beautiful’ birdies at third, fourth & sixth

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy starts round three at the Masters with “beautiful” birdies at the third, fourth & sixth holes to move to seven under par.

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Masters 2018: Rickie Fowler and Jon Rahm move up the leaderboard

Rickie Fowler sinks a magnificent birdie on the sixth hole and Jon Rahm chips in for an eagle on the eighth to move up the leaderboard in the third round of the Masters.

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