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2023 Masters Content Recap

The 2023 Masters had almost too many storylines: The rise of Rahm; the return of Brooks; the resurrection of Phil; LIV vs. the Tour; the end of Tiger? Michael Bamberger, Alan Shipnuck and U.S. Open champ Geoff Ogilvy were on the ground in Augusta, creating a flood of content with their typing and podcasting. We have brought it all together here for those who want to relive an unforgettable week. As always, thanks for following along.

Reflecting on a Masters to Remember

The author loved the winner, but can’t stop thinking about Phil and Brooks, and not for the right reasons.

For Koepka and Mickelson, Heartbreak and Hope

They went in different directions on Sunday but two proud champions leave Augusta steeled for the future.

The Golf Gods Got It Right

There was only one way for the 87th Masters to play out—with tenacious yet gracious Jon Rahm donning the green jacket.

Fire Drill 077: Final Round Recap – A Memorable Masters

In this Fire Drill, Geoff Ogilvy, Michael Bamberger and Alan Shipnuck go deep on a thrilling Masters Sunday, celebrating Jon Rahm’s mastery and offering insight on how Koepka lost his way. Phil, Jordan & Tiger are also discussed at the end of a memorable week.

#AskAlan, Vol. 63

With (many) final thoughts on a memorable Masters.

Tiger’s Good Walk Spoiled

Ever the warrior, Woods limped around soggy Augusta National, but his poor play showed how far the legend has fallen.

Five Sunday Scenarios

As we gear up for a dawn-to-dusk shootout at the Masters, here is one man’s list of the most intriguing potential outcomes.

Fire Drill 076: The Masters Rd. 2 – A Gathering Storm

Before the horn blew yesterday, Alan Shipnuck and Michael Bamberger snuck away to go deep on leader Brooks Koepka and try to understand the poor showings of Tiger and Rory. They also discuss the effects of the worsening weather and unique challenges of reporting at the Masters.

LIV Golf Shows Life

Buoyed by a couple of familiar faces, the upstart league is having good week at the Masters.

Big, Bad Brooks Is Back

After two flawless rounds at the Masters, the four-time major champion is looking to add to his legacy.

Fire Drill 075: The Masters Rd. 1 – A Test, With Depth

In this Fire Drill Geoff Ogilvy, Michael Bamberger & Alan Shipnuck break down a thrilling first round of the Masters. Geoff goes deep on the allure and challenge of ANGC and Koepka, Rahm, Hovland, Scheffler, McIlroy and others get their due.

Reheating the 2007 Masters, One of the Coldest Ever

With wet, frigid weather about to throw this year’s tournament into chaos, we look back on Zach Johnson’s wild and wooly win for clues about what is to come.

Viktor Hovland: A Chip off the Old Block

Showing off a savvy new short game in front of one Tiger Woods, Viktor Hovland grabbed a share of the first-round lead at the Masters.

Rules Are Rules … or Are They?

Masters officials dropped the ball by not assessing a penalty after an exchange between the caddies for Brooks Koepka and Gary Woodland.

I’m Sorry, but I Hate the Masters Par-3 Contest

What used to be a cool skills competition has devolved into a tedious family photo op—make it stop!

Why We Love the Masters

Every year, everything changes at Augusta–and nothing changes, just as we want.

A Tuesday Unlike Any Other

Our intrepid reporter braved six hours of press conferences at the Masters as a parade of stars waxed and weaved.

A Seat At The Table

Expect civility to reign at the Champions Dinner, but the winners in the room are a reminder of the hunger it takes to be great.

Ep. 6 The Grind: Laird Shepherd, “The Comeback Kid”

From shagging his own golf balls on a snow-covered range, to the Open Championship and ultimately a drive down Magnolia Lane, this episode brings to life Shepherd’s unlikely journey with access and intimacy.

Hello, World: the Sequel

Almost three decades after the Masters debut of another Stanford 19-year-old, Rose Zhang introduced herself with a gutty win at the ANWA.

The Masters Is Here…Finally

In this Fire Drill podcast, Michael Bamberger, Alan Shipnuck and Matt Ginella preview the many storylines for one of the most anticipated Masters in recent history. Can Rory break through? How will #13 play? Fisticuffs at the Champions dinner, Tiger’s back and much more.

#AskAlan, Vol. 62

Everything Masters, from the LIV-PGA Tour duel to turning the 13th into a 90-yard par-3 to underappreciated holes to future honorary starters and more.

You Can’t Buy Status

Donald Trump has a complicated relationship with the game, but this much is clear: He will never be accepted by the golf establishment.

Art Over Science

If you want evidence of why the ball needs to be rolled back at the highest level, watch how two events at Augusta National are contested in the coming days.