Phil Mickelson of the US hits his tee shot on the eighth hole during a practice round for the 2011 Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, on April 6.
Playing groups for the first two days of the Masters will include four-time winner Tiger Woods and several of last year's rising stars from Europe.
Ryder Cup results so far suggest that the world's No. 1 and No. 2 professional golfers are not helping the American team. Europe has a huge lead going into Monday's last round of the Ryder Cup.
A picketer speaks to a riot policeman at the entrance to the Corte Ingles department store during a nationwide general strike in Malaga, Spain, on Wednesday.
Tiger Woods, who has won seven times at Firestone, struggled all day Thursday to shoot a 74, his worst round ever on the course and in the tournament. 'Just because I like the course doesn't mean I'm going to play well on it,' said Tiger Woods.
Tiger Woods ended up tied for 23rd while Louis Oosthuizen dominated all to win the British Open. The 7-shot victory was the most in an Open since Tiger Woods won by 8 shots 10 years ago.
Tiger Woods, along with many golfers at the 150th British Open at St. Andrews, had to stop playing Friday for over an hour, due to high winds on the seaside course.
Louis Oosthuizen has a surname that is tricky to pronounce and a nickname that belongs to an animated film star. But a solid five under 67 Friday has the South African atop the leaderboard at St. Andrews.
Tiger Woods shot a five under 67 Thursday at St. Andrews, but Rory McIlroy tied an Open Championship scoring record with a nine under 63 to lead by two.
John Daly may have ditched the mullet he sported back in 1995, but now he's wearing trousers that can only be described as outlandish.