Green-reading books: The Masters makes own rulesPicture the typical rabid golfer who lives in the Northeast or Midwest. It's April. He or she has been sitting around all winter, wearing out the living room carpet with putting practice. Then the Masters, the first major golf tournament of the season, appears on television. And everything is perfect.
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By: Geoff Shackelford March 21, pm. Nothing much has materialized since regarding the legality of those supplemental books. The players increasingly rely on the pages full of arrows. Spieth noted the absence of green-reading books at Augusta as well, forcing him to rely on notes. As for the impact on their games, McIlroy said he actually stores green-reading books with his caddie to prevent overanalysis. The discussion provided a fresh reminder that Augusta National sets its own standards and players willingly comply for one special week a year. That could be noteworthy when folks say the Lords of Augusta would never make players comply with different rules, like, you know, asking them to use a different golf ball during Masters week.
The two men, who have combined to win nine green jackets, then went to the press building where they reminisced about decades spent together at the club as well as the state of technology in the modern game. He was joined in support by Player, who offered a warning that the governing bodies need to create a bifurcated ball of some sort, lest players begin driving the yard first hole at Augusta National. They are going to hit wedges to all the par-5s, and golf courses like St. Andrews, this marvelous golf course, is completely obsolete. Where are we going? Everything is so artificial.
Roberts amplified Jones. Together, they made a fetish out of monitoring the behavior of everyone in or near their tournament. Some people buy into the mythos of Augusta, and you may be one. So, fair warning: If you prefer to believe that walking those holy fairways will induce a state of golf nirvana, or that the Masters is a noble-minded fairy tale come to life, you may want to skip this. The remarkable aspect of the Masters is that it quickly became the most prestigious major despite being the youngest of them all. Open, and 74 years after Willie Park Sr. So how did the new kid on the block gain such status?
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Revered as the most prestigious tournament in golf, the Masters commands international attention, even among nongolfers. Each hole had its own chapter, with colorful stories on the greatest shots, biggest disasters, and most amazing events that took place on each. About the Book Revered as the most prestigious tournament in golf, the Masters commands international attention, even among nongolfers. Praise "It is often said that the real Masters doesn't begin until the back nine on Sunday. Sowell's nuanced descriptions of those holes make it clear why the chase on Sunday afternoons is so often thrilling. If you are a golf fan or enjoy watching this tournament that is the unofficial start of spring, The Masters is one of the best books on the sport and this tradition. He takes a route previously not taken, giving each of the eighteen holes of Augusta National its own fifteen minutes of fame.