Masters http://kcur.org en Here's How And Why Bubba Watson Hit The Shot That Won The Masters http://kcur.org/post/heres-how-and-why-bubba-watson-hit-shot-won-masters Hours and hours of hitting little plastic golf balls and learning to make them twist and turn and bend and bounce in almost any direction.<p>That's one reason why golfer Bubba Watson was able to hit a shot Sunday that most duffers could never make — and do it to <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/04/09/150268415/bubba-watson-wins-masters-in-playoff" target="_blank">win this year's Masters Tournament</a>.<p>But there's another reason why Watson was able to hit his ball so that it flew between two rows of spectators, under some trees, up into air, turned right and hooked toward a green about 155 y Mon, 09 Apr 2012 20:25:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 15701 at http://kcur.org Here's How And Why Bubba Watson Hit The Shot That Won The Masters Obama, Romney Agree On One Thing: Women Should Be Allowed In Augusta http://kcur.org/post/obama-romney-agree-one-thing-women-should-be-allowed-augusta Maybe this bipartisan thing will become a trend: As we noted, earlier today President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/04/05/150078048/president-obama-signs-jobs-act-into-law">flanked by Republican Majority Leader Rep. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 21:02:00 +0000 editor 15514 at http://kcur.org Obama, Romney Agree On One Thing: Women Should Be Allowed In Augusta The Masters Begins: Will Tiger Woods Win? Do You Want Him To? http://kcur.org/post/masters-begins-will-tiger-woods-win-do-you-want-him They're teeing off this morning in Augusta, Ga. <a href="http://www.cbssports.com/golf/tournaments/masters" target="_blank">It's the Masters</a>, the first of the "major" tournaments for men each year.<p>Off the course, the major story is whether the club where the tournament is played — Augusta National — has or has not accepted its first female member. Club Chairman Billy Payne wouldn't say on Wednesday whether new IBM CEO Virginia Rometty has been invited. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 11:55:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 15467 at http://kcur.org The Masters Begins: Will Tiger Woods Win? Do You Want Him To? 'The Dog Ate My Tickets': This Time, The Mother Of All Excuses Was Real http://kcur.org/post/dog-ate-my-tickets-time-mother-all-excuses-was-real Imagine you've scored hard-to-get tickets to the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Now, imagine you're so excited that you make big a deal out of this: You buy plane tickets, you schedule some golfing of your own, you invite three buddies. And then, one day you get home to find only chewed pieces of the tickets attached to the strings that came with them.<p>Suddenly, it dawns on you: "The dog ate my tickets."<p>That's the story Russ Berkman — the owner of a Swiss mountain dog named Sierra — told KJR Sports Radio, a Seattle radio station. Wed, 04 Apr 2012 17:49:00 +0000 editor 15423 at http://kcur.org 'The Dog Ate My Tickets': This Time, The Mother Of All Excuses Was Real