Also teeing it up this week are World Golf Hall of Fame members Tom Watson and Ernie Els. Watson is making his 25th appearance at this tournament. Els, who has never won this title, finished second to Boo Weekley in 2007.
On the strength of his first major championship title on Sunday at the Masters, Jordan Spieth climbed to No. 2 in the world rankings.
Jordan Spieth made playing at Augusta National look easy over the weekend. Whether it be his birdie at 18 on Thursday, his up and down for par on the 18th on Saturday or his par-saving putt at 16 in the final round, nothing appeared hard for the second-youngest Masters winner.
Despite making two eagles in Sunday's final round, defending champion Bubba Watson struggled on his way to a 2-over 74 at the Masters.
Tiger Woods stumbled to two bogeys in the last five holes on Saturday, but still carded a 4-under 68 at the Masters.
Defending champion Bubba Watson had an up- and-down day in Saturday's third round on his way to a 1-over 73 at the Masters.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy carded a 4-under 68 on Saturday at the Masters, but it could have been even better.
Dustin Johnson set a new Masters record on Friday with three eagles in his second round.
Four-time Masters champion Tiger Woods carded a 3-under 69 on Friday at Augusta National.
Defending champion Bubba Watson opened with a 1-under 71 in Thursday's opening round at the Masters.
World Golf Hall of Fame members Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player opened the 79th Masters with their ceremonial tee shots at Augusta National Thursday morning.
Kevin Streelman won the Masters Par 3 Contest in a playoff on Wednesday at Augusta National after Camilo Villegas hit his tee shot into the water on the third extra hole.
Marc Leishman announced on Wednesday morning that he has withdrawn from the Masters due to personal reasons.
Tiger Woods kept the mood light in his media session on Tuesday at Augusta National and said that he worked from sunup to sundown on his game since we last saw him at Torrey Pines.
Defending champion Bubba Watson will be paired with 2013 U.S. Open winner Justin Rose and U.S. Amateur champion Gunn Yang for the first two rounds of the Masters.
Last year, Watson trailed Jordan Spieth by two shots through seven holes. However, birdies for Watson on eight and nine, paired with Spieth bogeys on the same holes, swung momentum and all of a sudden gave Watson a two-shot lead.
J.B. Holmes defeated Johnson Wagner and Jordan Spieth in a playoff to win the Houston Open on Sunday, a victory which saw Holmes jump eight spots to No. 12 in the world rankings.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy heads to Augusta as owner of the Open Championship and PGA Championship titles. He would complete the career grand slam with a victory.
Tiger Woods announced on his website Friday that he will play the Masters, where he has won four times.
Jones came through in the clutch down the stretch as he drained a long birdie putt on the 72nd hole to force the playoff before chipping in from the right rough for birdie on the first extra hole. He then watched as Kuchar's shot from out of the sand missed, giving the title to Jones.
Jimmy Walker cruised to a 4-shot victory over Jordan Spieth at the Valero Texas Open on Sunday and that saw Walker break into the top-10 and up to No. 10 in the world rankings.
Tommy Cocha closed with a 3-under 69 on Sunday and he hung on to win the Mazatlan Open.
FACTS AND STATS: Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1967-69), Roger Rulewich (2002-03). Year Opened: 1969. Location: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Slope: 137. Rating: 74.7. Par: 72. Yardage: 7,005.
The 54-hole leaders at the last nine PGA Tour events have come in all shapes and sizes, from former major champions to tour rookies.
Bowditch, who held a 3-shot lead headed into the final round, did not make it easy on himself all day. Still, Bowditch had a 2-shot lead going into the final hole and he was able to make bogey and win by a shot. Bowditch finished the week at 8-under-par 280. He has not won since.
Matt Every outlasted Henrik Stenson to successfully defend his title at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday and that victory propelled him up to No. 40 in the world rankings.
Diego Velasquez fired a 6-under 65 on Sunday and rolled to a 6-stroke win at the Colombia Open.
Masters champion Bubba Watson has withdrawn from this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational due to the death of a childhood friend, the PGA Tour said Wednesday.
Bradley just missed a birdie putt on the final hole, which would have forced a playoff. Bradley was looking to make it three straight birdies to end his round after making gains on 16 and 17. He carded an even-par 72 and finished runner-up.
Jordan Spieth has won two PGA Tour events, both of which came after he reigned in his fiery side and let the ice water flow throw his veins.
Jordan Spieth drained a 28-foot putt on the third playoff hole to win a wild Valspar Championship over Patrick Reed and Sean O'Hair on Sunday, which propelled Spieth up to a career-best sixth in the world rankings.
Tiger Woods announced on his website Friday that he will not play at next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational, a tournament he has won eight times.
The PGA of America announced on Tuesday that the 33rd PGA Grand Slam of Golf will be hosted by Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles this year.
Third-round leader Robert Garrigus struggled to a 4-over 75 in the final round to drop into a share of fourth place. Garrigus never recovered from a double- bogey at the sixth.
Dustin Johnson claimed his first win after a six-month leave of absence from the tour, and that helped him return to the top-10 in the world rankings.
Coming back from his six-month leave of absence, Dustin Johnson's outlook for 2015 seemed cloudy to the prognosticators, but not to him.
The 2018 BMW Championship will be played at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, tournament officials announced on Wednesday.
United States captain Jay Haas named Davis Love III as one of his captain's assistants for the 2015 Presidents Cup, it was announced on Wednesday.
The golf game is a fickle one and the golf swing is the same. Like fingerprints, no two players have the same swing.
The International Federation of PGA Tours announced on Tuesday that the World Golf Championships-Match Play event will be moved to Austin, Texas, in 2016.