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This Week in Golf -- April 16-20

McDowell returns to the field this week after missing the cut at The Masters. He will try to become the fourth player to successfully defend his title and first since Boo Weekley in 2007-08.

Watson wins Masters for the second time

At just past 7:20 p.m., as twilight began to fall on the pristine Georgia hills, Jordan Spieth pushed through a doorway and stepped out onto a walkway that sits behind the first fairway of Augusta National Golf Club.

Rory McIlroy can’t master par-5s at Augusta

This is the sixth Masters for Rory McIlroy, who had never finished better than 11th at Augusta National. He was never in serious contention this week, finishing in a six-way tie for eighth place after shooting 3-under 69 on Sunday and finishing at even par for the tournament.

Spieth's finish one for the ages

AUGUSTA, Ga. - In 1963, Jack Nicklaus became the youngest Masters champion. Seventeen years later, Seve Ballesteros became the youngest. And seventeen years after that, Tiger Woods took the record lower. That was 17 years ago.

Column: Can Bubba be more than golf's local hero?

He plays a sexy game of golf, owns two green jackets and — in what constitutes a show of major respect in these parts —Bubba Watson made rabid Georgia Bulldog fans take a break from spring football to watch some golf this weekend.

Spieth takes the long view

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Jordan Spieth realizes that he probably didn't look like he was having fun Sunday at the Masters on the back nine as he fruitlessly tried to catch Bubba Watson.