Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald and Phil Mickelson are among the players practising ahead of the Masters

Paul Mahoney is at Augusta where Tiger Walks has been 'talking' to the media

Robin Barwick on one of Augusta's great traditions, skimming the ball across the 180-yard, par-3 16th hole during the practice rounds

Pictures from Augusta as the players head out on Tuesday for another practice round ahead of Thursday’s big tee off at the Masters

Luke Donald has what it takes to capture his first Major championship at Augusta this week, according to Sir Nick Faldo

Tiger Woods and Lee Westwood were among the players completing a practice round on Monday ahead of this week’s Masters

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Woods’ Masters chances

Padraig Harrington and Paul Casey are among those who give their opinion on how Tiger Woods will do at this year's Masters

The gates are open at Augusta and the patrons are flocking in to watch the practice rounds. Robin Barwick reports from Augusta, Georgia

Tiger Woods is going for his fifth Masters win at Augusta this week and Ladbrokes will pay out on the runner-up as a winner if the 14-time Major winner makes…

Els set to miss Masters

Ernie Els has ruled himself out of competing at the Masters this week even if Augusta National offer him a last gasp invitation

The patrons are arriving and so are the players for their practice rounds ahead of the Masters at Augusta National

Jose Maria Olazabal believes golf's Major championships can be won by many of the world's elite and is relishing returning to Augusta National this week

Ian Poulter will rely on his own judgement to tackle Augusta National this week and not seek advice from former Masters champions

In 2010, Simon Dyson was invited to play in his first Masters. Here he offers a candid, behind-the-scenes insight into his first visit to the home of the Green Jacket…