Monthly Archives: April 2015

Masters Golf 2015 at Augusta

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hits from a sand trap and onto the tenth green during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 11, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hits from a sand trap and onto the tenth green during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 11, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. celebrates winning the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. celebrates winning the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. smiles after defending champion Bubba Watson (L) placed the traditional green jacket on him after winning the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 12, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. smiles after defending champion Bubba Watson (L) placed the traditional green jacket on him after winning the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 12, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. walks up the eighth fairway during second round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 10, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. walks up the eighth fairway during second round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 10, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hits off the 11th tee during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 11, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hits off the 11th tee during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 11, 2015.

A golf patron sits in his chair watching practice rounds April 7, 2015.

A golf patron sits in his chair watching practice rounds April 7, 2015.

Golf patrons huddle under umbrellas as rain falls at the 16th green during player practice rounds ahead of the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 7, 2015.

Golf patrons huddle under umbrellas as rain falls at the 16th green during player practice rounds ahead of the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 7, 2015.

Dustin Johnson of the U.S. hits his second shot on the second fairway during first round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 9, 2015.

Dustin Johnson of the U.S. hits his second shot on the second fairway during first round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 9, 2015.

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland stands on the eighth green during the par 3 event held ahead of the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 8, 2015.

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland stands on the eighth green during the par 3 event held ahead of the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 8, 2015.

Golf patrons wander the foggy grounds during player practice rounds ahead of the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 8, 2015.

Golf patrons wander the foggy grounds during player practice rounds ahead of the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 8, 2015.

U.S. golfer Tiger Woods walks on the first green with girlfriend Lindsey Vonn and his two children Sam (L) and Charlie during the par 3 event held ahead of the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 8, 2015.

U.S. golfer Tiger Woods walks on the first green with girlfriend Lindsey Vonn and his two children Sam (L) and Charlie during the par 3 event held ahead of the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 8, 2015.

Tiger Woods of the U.S. hits from a sand trap onto the fourth green during first round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 9, 2015.

Tiger Woods of the U.S. hits from a sand trap onto the fourth green during first round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 9, 2015.

Tiger Woods of the U.S. drops his driver after hitting off the ninth tee and sending the ball onto the first fairway during first round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 9, 2015.

Tiger Woods of the U.S. drops his driver after hitting off the ninth tee and sending the ball onto the first fairway during first round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 9, 2015.

Tiger Woods of the U.S. tosses his driver after hitting off the ninth tee and sending the ball onto the first fairway during first round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 9, 2015.

Tiger Woods of the U.S. tosses his driver after hitting off the ninth tee and sending the ball onto the first fairway during first round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 9, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hits off the seventh tee during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 11, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hits off the seventh tee during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 11, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. walks up the seventh fairway during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 11, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. walks up the seventh fairway during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 11, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hits from the tee onto the 12th green as compatriot Charlie Hoffman and their caddies look on during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 11, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hits from the tee onto the 12th green as compatriot Charlie Hoffman and their caddies look on during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 11, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. looks over his putt on the 17th green during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 11, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. looks over his putt on the 17th green during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 11, 2015.

Golf patrons watch the main Masters scoreboard as workers perform updates during second round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course.

Golf patrons watch the main Masters scoreboard as workers perform updates during second round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hits from the fifth fairway during final round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 12, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hits from the fifth fairway during final round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 12, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hugs his father Shawn as his mother Chris looks on after winning the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 12, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hugs his father Shawn as his mother Chris looks on after winning the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 12, 2015.

Ian Poulter of Britain reacts after hitting off the fourth tee during final round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course.

Ian Poulter of Britain reacts after hitting off the fourth tee during final round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hits from the rough on the 14th fairway during second round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 10, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hits from the rough on the 14th fairway during second round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 10, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. and his caddie Michael Greller walk to the 16th green during final round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 12, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. and his caddie Michael Greller walk to the 16th green during final round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 12, 2015.

Bernd Wiesberger of Austria walks down the second fairway during second round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 10, 2015.

Bernd Wiesberger of Austria walks down the second fairway during second round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 10, 2015.

World Curling Championships

Sweden skip Niklas Edin celebrates winning with teammates Christoffer Sundgren (L) and Kristian Lindstrom (C) after they defeated Norway to win gold medal match at the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 5, 2015.

Sweden skip Niklas Edin celebrates winning with teammates Christoffer Sundgren (L) and Kristian Lindstrom (C) after they defeated Norway to win gold medal match at the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 5, 2015.

Sweden's skip Niklas Edin delivers a rock against China during the 16th draw of the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 2, 2015.

Sweden’s skip Niklas Edin delivers a rock against China during the 16th draw of the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 2, 2015.

Norway's skip Thomas Ulsrud calls a shot against Canada during the 11th draw of the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 31, 2015.

Norway’s skip Thomas Ulsrud calls a shot against Canada during the 11th draw of the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 31, 2015.

Norway's skip Thomas Ulsrud's socks are seen as he stands before playing Canada during the 11th draw of the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 31, 2015.

Norway’s skip Thomas Ulsrud’s socks are seen as he stands before playing Canada during the 11th draw of the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 31, 2015.

Canada's skip Pat Simmons throws a rock during practice ahead of the the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 27, 2015.

Canada’s skip Pat Simmons throws a rock during practice ahead of the the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 27, 2015.

Scotland skip Ewan MacDonald throws a rock in the first draw against Italy during the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 28, 2015.

Scotland skip Ewan MacDonald throws a rock in the first draw against Italy during the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 28, 2015.

Switzerland's skip Marc Pfister celebrates defeating Finland during the ninth draw of the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 31, 2015.

Switzerland’s skip Marc Pfister celebrates defeating Finland during the ninth draw of the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 31, 2015.

Canada's skip Pat Simmons delivers a rock against Japan during the tenth draw of the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 31, 2015.

Canada’s skip Pat Simmons delivers a rock against Japan during the tenth draw of the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 31, 2015.

Scotland's skip Ewan MacDonald calls a shot against Switzerland during the 13th draw of the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 1, 2015.

Scotland’s skip Ewan MacDonald calls a shot against Switzerland during the 13th draw of the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 1, 2015.

Canada's skip Pat Simmons calls a shot against Finland during the 15th draw of the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 2, 2015.

Canada’s skip Pat Simmons calls a shot against Finland during the 15th draw of the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 2, 2015.

U.S. skip John Shuster looks at his shot against the Czech Republic during the 15th draw of the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 2, 2015.

U.S. skip John Shuster looks at his shot against the Czech Republic during the 15th draw of the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 2, 2015.

Canada skip Pat Simmons delivers a rock with second Carter Rycroft (R) against Norway during their page playoff 1-2 match at the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 3, 2015.

Canada skip Pat Simmons delivers a rock with second Carter Rycroft (R) against Norway during their page playoff 1-2 match at the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 3, 2015.

Norway's skip Thomas Ulsrud reacts after a shot against Canada during their page playoff 1-2 match at the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 3, 2015.

Norway’s skip Thomas Ulsrud reacts after a shot against Canada during their page playoff 1-2 match at the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 3, 2015.

Canada's skip Pat Simmons (L) waits for his time to be interviewed as his teammate Carter Rycroft (R) talks to journalists after their team was defeated by Sweden in their semi-final match at the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 4, 2015.

Canada’s skip Pat Simmons (L) waits for his time to be interviewed as his teammate Carter Rycroft (R) talks to journalists after their team was defeated by Sweden in their semi-final match at the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 4, 2015.

Sweden skip Niklas Edin delivers a rock against Canada during their semi-final match at the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 4, 2015.

Sweden skip Niklas Edin delivers a rock against Canada during their semi-final match at the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 4, 2015.

Canada's skip Pat Simmons stands on the podium with his bronze medal as the Sweden players stand with their gold medals following the World Men's Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 5, 2015.

Canada’s skip Pat Simmons stands on the podium with his bronze medal as the Sweden players stand with their gold medals following the World Men’s Curling Championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 5, 2015.

Air Canada Slides of Runway in Halifax

Crews work on the an Airbus A320 that slid off a runway at the end of Air Canada Flight 624 at Halifax Stanfield Airport in Enfield, Nova Scotia, March 29, 2015.  An Air Canada plane slid off a runway and suffered heavy damage while landing in the east coast city of Halifax on Sunday, sending more than 20 passengers and crew to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The incident happened shortly after midnight. The airline said in an update on Sunday afternoon that all but one of those admitted to hospitals had now been released.

Crews work on the an Airbus A320 that slid off a runway at the end of Air Canada Flight 624 at Halifax Stanfield Airport in Enfield, Nova Scotia, March 29, 2015. An Air Canada plane slid off a runway and suffered heavy damage while landing in the east coast city of Halifax on Sunday, sending more than 20 passengers and crew to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The incident happened shortly after midnight. The airline said in an update on Sunday afternoon that all but one of those admitted to hospitals had now been released.

The landing gear from the Airbus A320 that slid off a runway at the end of Air Canada Flight 624 lays in the snow at Halifax Stanfield Airport in Enfield, Nova Scotia, March 29, 2015.  An Air Canada plane slid off a runway and suffered heavy damage while landing in the east coast city of Halifax on Sunday, sending more than 20 passengers and crew to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The incident happened shortly after midnight. The airline said in an update on Sunday afternoon that all but one of those admitted to hospitals had now been released.

The landing gear from the Airbus A320 that slid off a runway at the end of Air Canada Flight 624 lays in the snow at Halifax Stanfield Airport in Enfield, Nova Scotia, March 29, 2015. An Air Canada plane slid off a runway and suffered heavy damage while landing in the east coast city of Halifax on Sunday, sending more than 20 passengers and crew to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The incident happened shortly after midnight. The airline said in an update on Sunday afternoon that all but one of those admitted to hospitals had now been released.

An RCMP officer uses equipment to survey the site where an Airbus A320 first hit the ground before it slid off a runway, at Halifax Stanfield Airport in Enfield, Nova Scotia, March 30, 2015. An Air Canada plane that suffered heavy damage in an accident in the east coast city of Halifax on Sunday landed short of the runway and hit an antenna array, losing its landing gear, safety officials said. No one was killed in the accident that sent more than 20 passengers and crew to hospital. All but one of those treated had been released by later in the day, the airline said.

An RCMP officer uses equipment to survey the site where an Airbus A320 first hit the ground before it slid off a runway, at Halifax Stanfield Airport in Enfield, Nova Scotia, March 30, 2015. An Air Canada plane that suffered heavy damage in an accident in the east coast city of Halifax on Sunday landed short of the runway and hit an antenna array, losing its landing gear, safety officials said. No one was killed in the accident that sent more than 20 passengers and crew to hospital. All but one of those treated had been released by later in the day, the airline said.

A tail of an Airbus A320 that slid off a runway at the end of Air Canada Flight 624 at Halifax Stanfield Airport sits behind snow in Enfield, Nova Scotia, March 30, 2015. An Air Canada plane that suffered heavy damage in an accident in the east coast city of Halifax on Sunday landed short of the runway and hit an antenna array, losing its landing gear, safety officials said. No one was killed in the accident that sent more than 20 passengers and crew to hospital. All but one of those treated had been released by later in the day, the airline said.

A tail of an Airbus A320 that slid off a runway at the end of Air Canada Flight 624 at Halifax Stanfield Airport sits behind snow in Enfield, Nova Scotia, March 30, 2015. An Air Canada plane that suffered heavy damage in an accident in the east coast city of Halifax on Sunday landed short of the runway and hit an antenna array, losing its landing gear, safety officials said. No one was killed in the accident that sent more than 20 passengers and crew to hospital. All but one of those treated had been released by later in the day, the airline said.