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2013 Masters Discussion Thread, Update with Tiger's Illegal Drop (Post #343)

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There, now nobody can win the Kickstarter for happening to be first to start this thread. ;)

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Originally Posted by iacas

There, now nobody can win the Kickstarter for happening to be first to start this thread. ;)

Curses!  Foiled again!  So if I start the 2014 Masters Thread, is that too much of a kickstarter?

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A friend sent this to me and thought I would pass it along for those interested.

Great history of the Masters.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.

There is Video's at bottom if you want more.

Click on decade boxes to advance into the next decade.

http://www.masters.com/en_US/discover/timeline.html?decade=1930

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Originally Posted by colin007

GOOOOOO TIGS!!!!!

Anyone but.....!

Just don't hate the hater!

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Anyone but.....!     :whistle:

Wow, really? I didn't know you felt that strongly...

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Originally Posted by colin007

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Originally Posted by David in FL

Anyone but.....!

Wow, really? I didn't know you felt that strongly...

Yeah....  But hey, I admit it.

I'm sure not gonna bet against him either.

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Wow.  That was a 8===D move there Erik! b2_tongue.gif

Being generous? I think maybe 8==D might be more accurate... Lol...

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Originally Posted by colin007

Being generous? I think maybe 8==D might be more accurate... Lol...

LOL yes!!!

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Originally Posted by Club Rat

A friend sent this to me and thought I would pass it along for those interested.

Great history of the Masters.  Click on the pictures to enlarge.

There is Video's at bottom if you want more.

Click on decade boxes to advance into the next decade.

http://www.masters.com/en_US/discover/timeline.html?decade=1930

Club Rat


Great website, especially during Masters' Week. I watch the early broadcast on the site every year (since it was started).  Lived in Augusta several times (1995-98, then again 2003-2006). Had the opportunity to see plenty of practice rounds and first rounds during those years. 1997: I was on the first tee with probably 300-400 other "patrons" saw TW hit his first tee shot as a pro at Augusta National (snap-hook),  shot a 40 on the "outgoing nine" - then recovered on the "incoming nine" - to eventually win by 12 strokes.

Lots of good memories of walking Augusta National over those years. Mostly on practice round days when I was one of the last to leave. Standing around the 16th hole while a few maintenance folks were watering greens as the sun was setting still sticks in my mind.  Couldn't believe someone didn't tell me it was time to leave and the exit gate was that-away.

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I wish I could find the article I read several years ago about the 1975 Masters. It detailed the duel between Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf and Johnny Miller. There were insights from the players as well as the caddies and it was a fantastic read. I think it was in Golf Digest or Golf Magazine.

It's definitely my favorite one to watch.

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Funny that a couple of top players, Donald included, traveled half way around the world to play in Malaysia. You'd think that kind of travel would disrupt their preparation for Augusta in a couple of weeks.

http://www.europeantour.com/europeantour/season=2013/tournamentid=2013023/news/newsid=187267.html

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Originally Posted by Rick Martin

Funny that a couple of top players, Donald included, traveled half way around the world to play in Malaysia. You'd think that kind of travel would disrupt their preparation for Augusta in a couple of weeks.

http://www.europeantour.com/europeantour/season=2013/tournamentid=2013023/news/newsid=187267.html

Those fat appearance fees will help them recover I'm sure.

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True, but one would have to make the calculation: how much does a guaranteed $X00,000 diminish my chances of winning $Y million at the Masters. Does this mean that top players should pay for the services of a Bayesian statistician? :>)
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Donald is doing it right - will take off next week and get in a lot of practice at Augusta National

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I hope it will be a Tiger versus Rory battle. Put my money on Tiger to win.

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