AUGUSTA, GEORGIA | It wasn’t until the fourth inquiry Friday afternoon at Augusta National that Tony Finau was asked the question that has become his second shadow.
You probably know the one as well as Finau does.
It goes like this: “For all the things you’ve done in your career, you still only have one win five years ago … ”
This time, it came a few minutes after Finau had put together a sharp-looking second-round 66, eight shots better than his opening round, and it put him in the Masters mix again midway through a tournament that has an intriguingly crowded leaderboard, three off Justin Rose’s lead.
If Tony Finau has an M.O., it is coming close in big events. Photo: Kevin C. Cox, Getty Images
As Finau took questions in the palatial media center interview room/television studio Friday, his tournament statistics glowed from large screens on opposite walls. The most striking stat was the one at the top – Finau’s best Masters finishes being T5 in 2018 and 2019.
If Finau has an M.O., it’s coming close, particularly in big even...
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