I have been away for the final week and having fun with the undulating inexperienced fairways and much more undulating high-speed greens of Augusta Nationwide. Taking within the great scenes, listening to the roars as Phil and Tiger hit but extra unbelievable photographs and holed seemingly outrageous putts. And so they had been simply the sideshow on the ultimate day – what a sideshow! I’ve additionally been respiratory within the ambiance and absorbing the surroundings – all these superb Azaleas and the “herbaceous borders” of the colorful galleries.
Paver carting PerthAugusta for the Masters has been my dream for the final 40 years since I took up golf. Sadly, it’s going to have to stay a dream – albeit a really vivid one this 12 months with the hypnotic medium of Peter Alliss, Ken Brown and the Excessive Definition Tv protection from the BBC. I simply have to assist one in every of my shoppers to get to the Masters and persuade them to take me with them.
Wasn’t it simply inspirational first 9 holes from Phil Mickelson on Sunday and the superb manner that Tiger Woods clung on to his coat-tails, regardless of not taking part in at his easiest? It was unhappy to see them fade as they appeared to grasp they could not fairly win
It was unhappy to see what number of actually good gamers performing like they had been crushed earlier than they began. I will speak extra about this tomorrow and I will additionally cowl the contradiction between all these high-flying drives and the variety of gamers who had been reported to be fortunately “flying beneath the radar” upfront of the event.