Author: Mike Anthony

Tiger brings out best in himself and the Masters

While walking the grounds of Augusta National, it’s usually easy to pick out first-timers at the Masters. The wide-eyed gazes slowly give way to a nervous excitement and the telling and re-telling of everything they’ve taken in so far. On…

Unknowns shine amid stars on Masters Thursday

By MIKE ANTHONY Much is made of the power and emotion of the Sunday roars at Augusta National, but it’s often the quieter accomplishments in front of fewer patrons early in the week that set the stage for the late…

The Masters Life

Well, we’re here at Augusta National Golf Club and if you happen to be here on a Wednesday,there’s one must-see marquee event and that’s the Par-3 Contest. A time when you can get a little bit more exposure to the…

Never Disappoints At The Masters

Hi, everybody. I’m Mike Anthony. And this is The Masters Life. Well, it’s all over at Augusta National for 2018. Four exciting rounds of golf in the books and, once, again, we’ve got a new champion slipping on the green…

Sunday drama never disappoints at the Masters

Throughout my week at the Masters, I’ve run into just about anything you could expect to see surrounding a major golf championship. From the lighthearted interactions between players and patrons during the practice rounds, to the nervous scrambling to keep…

A day later, Sergio’s 13 still stunning

A day later, Sergio’s 13 still stunning Standing in the 15th fairway for the better part of 10 minutes on Thursday afternoon, nobody would have blinked if defending Masters champion Sergio Garcia had requested to exchange his green jacket for…

Masters Life Episode 4

When you hear the name Augusta National, several things immediately come to mind. There is the long, beautiful stretch down Magnolia Lane that leads to a majestic and stately clubhouse and, behind that, the impossibly green and rolling hills of…

No time like the first time at Augusta

“Perfect. And to think this ground has just been lying here all these years, waiting for someone to come along and lay a golf course on it.” That was the first thought that came to Bobby Jones as he looked…