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8:22PM

Tiger shows greatness is forever

By Art Spander
For Maven Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The comment provoked thought and, quickly enough, laughter. “Tiger, welcome back,” the Masters press chairman, Craig Heatley, said to the man who’d just won the tournament — surprisingly, perhaps.

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8:30PM

Tiger Woods fan Tony Finau has major talent of his own

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

AUGUSTA, Ga. — He is the baggage handler’s son of Tongan-Samoan descent who at age 7 for the first time in his life watched a golf tournament on television. It was the 1997 Masters. He was transfixed.

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8:59PM

A Masters with a very masterful leader board

By Art Spander
For Maven Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Well, it is named the Masters, isn’t it? You expect to have a lot of champions up on the leader board, the game’s elite, the names everybody knows — even if they don’t know golf.

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9:02PM

For Tiger, a special award and a solid round

By Art Spander
For Maven Sports

AUGUSTA, Ga. — This was another award for Tiger Woods. Yet not just another award. He had won Opens on both sides of the Atlantic, won Masters, been voted Player of the Year. But the trophy he was given Wednesday night was as much for courage and fortune as it was for success.

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4:37PM

At this Masters, only Rory and Tiger seem to matter

By Art Spander
For Maven Sports 

AUGUSTA, Ga. — This is the Masters, where pines grow, pretension rules and power golf dominates, a sporting event as much of the past as the present. And in a world changing too fast, isn’t that reassuring?

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