Masters weekend is filled with drama

It's the weekend that every golf fan lives for. Where players from across the globe come to compete for one of the most prized jackets in all of sports -- it's the Masters.

While the azaleas brighten up the course at Augusta, the drama leading up to the tournament is what everyone is talking about.

Rory McIlroy is trying to capture his first green jacket. He faced some controversy for playing a round of golf with President Donald Trump earlier this year.

Notable wives and girlfriends Masters golfers

WAGs of notable professional golfers
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WAGs of notable professional golfers

Daniel Berger's wife, Victoria Slater

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Paul Casey's wife, Pollyanna Woodward

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Roberto Castro's wife, Katie Castro

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Kevin Chappell's wife, Elizabeth Chappell

Jason Day's wife, Ellie Harvey

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Ross Fisher's wife Joanne Fisher

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Branden Grace's girlfriend, Nieke Coetzee

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Bill Haas' wife, Julie Haas

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Adam Hadwin's fiancee, Jessica Dawn

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Russell Henley's wife, Teil Duncan

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Charley Hoffman's wife, Stacy Vasil

JB Holmes' wife, Sara Holmes

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Dustin Johnson's fiancee, Paulina Gretzky

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Kevin Kisner's wife, Brittany Kisner

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Brooks Koepka's girlfriend, Becky Edwards

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Rory McIlroy's girlfriend Erica Stoll

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Phil Mickelson's wife Amy Mickelson

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Ryan Moore's wife, Nichole Olson

Alex Noren's fiancee Jennifer Kovacs

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Webb Simpson's wife, Taylor Dowd Simpson

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Jordan Speith's girlfriend Annie Varret

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Daniel Summerhays' wife, Emily Summerhays

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Hudson Swafford's wife, Katherine Wainwright Brandon

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Bubba Watson's wife, Angie Ball

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Chris Wood's wife, Bethany Wood

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Danny Willett's wife ,Nicole Willett

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Jason Day, the number three golfer in the world, is also looking to win his first Masters. But, he recently walked off in the middle of a tournament. That was just the day before his mother had surgery for lung cancer.

And last but not least, Jordan Spieth is hoping to bounce back from his 2016 collapse. He had the lead going into the 12th hole where he landed two balls in the water finishing with a quadruple-bogey 7.

So, sit back and relax, grab an Arnold Palmer, and get ready for one of the best weekends in sports.

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