Adam Scott Wins The Masters And Damn, He Looks Good In Green

The year was 1998 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, MN, where the top collegiate golfers in the country were teeing it up in the NCAA Championship Fall Preview event.  The NCAA Championship was to be held at Hazeltine the following spring, and as tradition held, the top players and teams from around the country were invited to compete at the same Championship venue the fall prior to get a sneak peak at what awaited them come springtime.

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National Drive, Chip & Putt Championship to be Held At Augusta National On Sunday Before Masters In 2014

When I was younger, I used to play a lot of computer golf.  Links LS computer golf that is.  Courses like Banff Springs, Bighorn, Castle Pines and other top venues around the country were the nightly hosts for my fantasy world enjoyment.  I recall several of my buddies asking if they had Augusta National GC available to play on the computer, and I would always laugh off the thought.  Augusta would NEVER do such a thing, as they are so private, I remember both thinking and saying.

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Rory McIlroy Finishes 2nd at Valero Texas Open, But His Slippery Dimpled Swooshes Won’t Cut It at Augusta

Yep, Rory McIlroy finished 2nd at the Valero Texas Open on Sunday.  He’s back, right?  He’s finally settled into those Nike clubs, right?  He’s now a for sure automatic contender and favorite to win at Augusta next week, right?  Oh so wrong.  Oh young grasshopper, let me count the ways.

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Jim Furyk Carries Two Drivers On Thursday at Valero Texas Open In Prep For Masters

We’ve all heard of players adding extra wedges in preparation for a tournament, as well as tinkering with the lofts and settings of their drivers and fairway woods, but adding two drivers to the bag?  Well, with the exception of Phil Mickelson (who did the same thing in winning his second green jacket in ‘06), this takes tinkering to another level, and that’s exactly what Jim Furyk is experimenting with this week at the Valero Texas Open in preparation for next week’s Masters.

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CBS’ The Masters Music- Goosebump City

There are many things that make The Masters uniquely incredible- $1.50 pimento cheese sandwiches, the greenest green you’ve ever seen, Amen Corner, green jackets, the par 3 contest and oh so much more.  Right towards the top of that list without a doubt is CBS’ Masters music.

Back in 1981, David Loggins composed a tune specific for The Masters, and it’s been highly identifiable with the tradition unlike any other ever since.

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