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ANOTHER great Master's tourney.

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by Thracozaag, Apr 10, 2005.

  1. Thracozaag

    Thracozaag Well-Known Member

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    Looks like it's going down to the wire....

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    Thracozaag Well-Known Member

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    HOLY .@(#&.@(#.@&#.&.@#..... (Tiger's chip-in on #16)

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    I think Tiger won with that shot. I would have to think that just killed DiMarco's confidence.

    Nevermind, there goes the sand trap.

    I'm glad I got to go to the practice round this year, especially since it looks like it might be Nicklaus's last year.
     
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    WOW... now DiMarco almost holed out....

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    Thracozaag Well-Known Member

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    ....and Tiger holes out...GREAT finish.

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    How did you think that jacket fit Tiger?

    Seriously, I was hoping DiMarco could pull a rabbit out of his hat, but that chip-in on 16 was probably too much to overcome.

    Let's see, Tiger's got four green jackets, official arm candy, a bazillion dollars. And the way he smoked today I'm guessing he's going to take a run at the Slam.

    But I still think Annika Sorenstam is better.
     
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    Eh, Annika is good, but she doesn't have anything on this man. I thought his green jacket was a little bit big, but I didn't see anyone at Augusta whose green jacket fit outstandingly; as I understand it they aren't very well tailored. Then again, the only single-vented sack jacket I would ever wear would be a green jacket, but that isn't going to happen.

    Anyone here ever played Augusta?
     
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    In the Jack Nicklaus filler program before the actual coverage started, they had a tape of Nicklaus talking about his first green jacket. When he won for the first time, they gave him a 46 L jacket when he wore a 43 R. They later replaced that with a hand-me-down that had belonged to Thomas Dewey. He didn't actually get a jacket that remotely fit until 1998. And this is Jack Nicklaus, the most important golfer that Augusta National has ever known (with the possible exception of Bobby Jones).
     
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    When did Nicklaus finally get a membership at Augusta? I thought it was more recently than 98 but perhaps that explains why he got a new one that fits. I've got to go with Bobby Jones being more important to the Masters and Augusta than Nicklaus. I imagine in the next decade Woods will surpass Nicklaus's record, but Jones will always be the most important figure to the tournament and club.
     
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    The man won the tournament 6 times. I don't care when he became a member; he deserved a non-hand-me-down jacket that fit a lot earlier than 1998.
     
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    I agree with you there; I think every champion deserves a fitting jacket. I was trying to come up with an explanation of why he would have gotten a new jacket in 98.
     
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    Regarding the Green Jackets:

    I read somewhere that when Tiger won his first Masters in '97, he ordered a jacket two sizes too big, figuring he'd fit into it after he'd won the tourney a few more times.

    The jacket may still not fit perfectly, but you've gotta admire his confidence.
     

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