Imagine winning the Masters for the first time. There are no more shots to hit, no more putts to study, no more interviews to give.
It’s that moment, Sunday evening or maybe Monday, when the achievement begins to settle in. There’s a green jacket and a place in history that comes with it.
What’s that moment like?
We asked several Masters champions to share their moments with us.
I passed out holding the green jacket around me like a little blanket. That was my moment. I was celebrating with family and friends and when I got up to the room I was about ready to go to sleep, I realized this was my blankie, the green jacket.
As time has gone on I’ve become more appreciative of what I did. At the moment, I won a major, I won the Masters, and I had a 10-year (PGA Tour) exemption because that was the last time they did it. I looked at it from that way.
Historically I had no idea. I was so young. I didn’t really appreciate exactly what I had accomplished. It wasn’t until years later that I started to realize the ...
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