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  • The Re-Emergence of Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods is once again at the top of pro golf, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman. People are spending $2,500 just for a 1-day pass to get into the Masters.

  • Wings Up on PGA Masters

    According to Net Jets, private flights are up significantly from last year at the Masters, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Tiger Woods has had no effect on the economics of golf, TaylorMade CEO Mark King told Jane Wells.

  • The Business of Being Tiger Woods

    Fuse's CEO explains how confidence the great golfer would repair his reputation helped raise the profile of his start-up company, reports Brian Shactman.

  • Ian Poulter of England hits an approach shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

    If the Masters golf tournament is any indication of how the U.S. economy is faring, then things seem to be looking up. At least for some.

  • PGA' s Masters Has Some Fans Teed Off

    There appears to be a huge supply and demand problem at the grand tournament, as many sports enthusiasts can't find tickets to get into the tournament, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Is Tiger Woods Back?

    Nigel Seeley, media manager at Bet Butler, explains why Tiger Woods is the bookies' favorite and the man to beat at the U.S. Golf Masters.

  • Joe Finally Gets His 'Green Jacket' (Kind Of)

    Our Joe Kernen has a "wardrobe malfunction" with the "Squawk Box" Green Jacket before he spoke to golfer Ian Poulter, who's trying to get his first win at the Masters.

  • Ian Poulter of England hits an approach shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

    English pro golfer Ian Poulter discusses his quest to win the 2013 Masters Tournament and capture the "green jacket." Only one Englishman has ever won at Augusta: Nick Faldo, three times.

  • Bubba Watson's Hovercraft Golf Cart is Cool!

    Golf's 2012 Masters champion, Bubba Watson, talks about his new hovercraft golf cart; competition; last year's miracle shot; and why Tiger Woods may be the player to beat.

  • Tiger Woods is the number one ranked golfer in the world again, a status he has not had since 2010. But that's not even close to the whole story. He is on top again, and people seem to like it.

  • Tiger Woods Making a Comeback

    CNBC's Brian Shactman and the "Street Signs" crew discuss news Tiger Woods' resurgence back to #1, which has also pushed golf's TV ratings higher. Some predict it will help the Nike brand, as well.

  • Tiger Woods & Phil Mickelson Agree on Tax Rate

    California's top tax rate is 13.3 percent, and Tiger Woods is backing up Phil Mickelson, saying he moved to Florida because of it. CNBC's Brian Shactman has the details.

  • Wealthy Americans Moving on Higher Taxes?

    CNBC's Brian Shactman and Robert Frank report on golf icon Phil Mickelson who said he "might have to make some changes," due to a tax increase. Will other wealthy Americans move because of higher taxes? Lindsey Piegza, FTN FInancial economist, shares her opinions.

  • Phil Tees Off on Taxes

    Golf legend Phil Mickelson now owes an estimated $8.2 million in taxes under California's new 13.3 percent tax code, according to Sports Illustrated, with CNBC's Jane Wells and Robert Frank.

  •  Mickelson's Tax Math

    Phil Mickelson is now saying he should have kept his opinions to himself on taxes, with CNBC's Brian Shactman and Robert Frank.

  • Mickelson Warns of 'Drastic Changes'

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports golf icon Phil Mickelson is saying he is either thinking about quitting golf or leaving his California home over concerns about his growing federal and state tax bills.

  • McIlroy to Make Debut as Nike Athlete

    McIlroy is the youngest player to win a PGA tour playoff, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Scary Indicator II: Who's Ahead Now—Obama or Romney?

    Time to check in with the Halloween mask indicator, which has been eerily accurate in past elections, to find out who it's gonna be -- Obama or Romney!

  • World's Best Golf Courses: Teeing Up With Rees Jones

    Rees Jones, Rees Jones Inc. president, discusses designing environmentally friendly courses, and the booming business of golf, especially in China.