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  • Welcome to the 2014 Masters

    Three-time Masters champion Gary Player, discusses the kick-off and the excitement at the 2014 Masters tournament. Player also addresses Augusta National opening its doors to women.

  • Lexi Thompson

    Pro golfer Lexi Thompson discusses her successful golf career and shares her future goals.

  • Golf: Who will win the US Masters?

    Ed Fulton, spokesman at Sporting Index, says Tiger Wood is unlikely to win the US Masters and discusses stronger contenders for the title.

  • Tiger Woods

    If you've ever wanted to roam the beautiful greens of Augusta, this may be the year to do it.

  • Golfer Graeme McDowell.

    Graeme McDowell, Pro golfer, provides a preview of the 2014 Masters Tournament as the unofficial start to the golf season begins. And McDowell shares his thoughts on how he's been playing. My game's been steadily improving the last few years, he says.

  • Nike's Oven West is an R&D laboratory dedicated entirely to golf balls—developing them, testing them and bringing new models to market.

  • Nike launches RZN as Tiger withdraws

    Cindy Davis, Nike Golf president, discuses Nike's new RZN golf ball and weighs in on the report that Tiger Woods has pulled out of The Masters.

  • Inside Nike's golf ball laboratory

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports from Nike's golf ball lab known as "the oven" where engineers "cook up" new designs and produce its golf balls.

  • Tom Watson on the future of Golf

    Senior PGA Tour pro Tom Watson, discuss his new MasterCard commercial, Ryder Cup expectations and the games rising stars. Raja Rajamannar, MasterCard CMO, discusses MasterCard's sponsorship of the Arnold Palmer Invitational which tees off this week.

  • The harsh winter that has gripped much of the U.S. has taken a toll on the golf industry, costing it millions a day.

  • Tigers' former coach fixes Chu's swing

    CNBC's Dominic Chu talks to Tiger Woods' former golf coach Hank Haney, who shares some simple tips on how to improve your swing.

  • Too much snow? Golf at Times Square

    CNBC's Bill Griffeth and Dominic Chu hit Times Square to play some golf and discuss how the rough winter weather hit golf course operators hard.

  • Fans at the 18th hole of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands on June 22, 2013 in Cromwell, Connecticut.

    The PGA Tour and Travelers extend the insurance company's title sponsorship through 2024.

  • Travelers, PGA extend tournament deal

    Travelers has extended its sponsorship of the Travelers Championship on the PGA Tour for another 10 years. Jay Fishman, Travelers Insurance chairman & CEO, and Tim Finchem, PGA Tour commissioner, discuss the significance of the deal and the support to charitable organizations the tournament provides.

  • Doonbeg Golf Club on August 18, 2010 in Doonbeg, Co Clare, Republic of Ireland.

    U.S. business magnate Donald Trump continued his spending spree this week by snapping up a 400-acre golf resort in Ireland.

  • New products aim to attract Gen Y golfers

    Dick Sullivan, PGA Tour Superstore CEO, discusses his company's plans to offer high-tech gear aimed at attracting the younger generation to the greens. Scott McNealy, Sun Microsystems former chairman & president, weighs in.

  • 2014 Predictions: NFL to embrace next gen media

    CNBC's Dominic Chu dives into the sports industry and looks at the economics behind large contracts for professional athletes and "second screen" interaction.

  • Golf is a multibillion-dollar global industry – and a sport that China is increasingly keen of joining.

  • The growth of golf in China

    Mark Dreyer, founder of China Sports Insider, says there has been a rise in the number of Chinese golfers as disposable incomes increase.

  • PGA Tour Superstore fits golfers to a 'tee'

    Dick Sullivan, PGA Tour Superstore CEO, and Arthur Blank, Home Depot co-founder, discuss the retailer's growth prospects. If you have an interest in golf or tennis you'll want to be in one of our stores, says Blank.