Masters Week Is Finally Upon Us

The 2020 Masters will be played starting Thursday. With 96 players in the field, Augusta National is feverishly preparing their auspicious venue for another spectacular event. However, 2020 has thrown some unexpected twists into the fray and these changes may take some the wind out of the hype that traditionally surrounds this Major.

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The Masters At Augusta in 2020

A Tradition Like No Other” is about to thrill the golfing world! Coined by Jim Nantz, this historic tournament is coveted by all professional and amateur golfers alike. With less than a month to go, the field is not set; but, more importantly, I wonder if playing The Masters in November will tarnish the traditions of this amazing golf tournament.

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The Masters Starts Today

The honorary starters will signal the opening of the 2019 Masters. This year only The Golden Bear and Black Knight will be the ones to hit the ball down the fairway. It is a tradition at all golfers appreciate and anticipate. With the pomp out of the way, the first threesome of Andrew Landry; Adam Long; Canadian Corey Conners will first of Tea Olive. The rest of the day will be filled with more notable players, yet none of that seems to matter when playing for the green jacket. With the media hype coming for its first climax of the tournament, what can we expect for the rest of the day?

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The Masters – A Disappointing Day 1

Were you disappointed with Day 1 of the 2018 Masters? Was the thrill of stellar play felt throughout the day as you watched Augusta National give and take away strokes at will? I watched Amen Corner for most of the day and did not see any exciting shots except for Freddie Couples holing his sand shot on the 12th. Is it me or were most of the players playing a bit conservative in order to stay in contention for the weekend. Everyone except for Sergio Garcia that is! Continue reading

The Masters’ Hype is Only Beginning

The Masters is less than a week away! The golfing fanatics can feel the slow and steady increase of The Masters’ Hype. The media will find every possible story relating to the first Major akin to water rolling across at table top. Nothing will be left pristine and regardless of its importance, it will be reported. Is this a good thing? Well it is not for me to decide, but I do hope that they media focus is on substantial issues and not fluff pieces designed to fill holes in the paper.  Continue reading