Tag: The Masters

The Mystery of the Missing 1986 Masters Putter

Jack Nicklaus’ famous MacGregor Response ZT 615 putter – the one he held high in the air wearing his bright yellow shirt after sinking the long, slightly wiggling, iconic putt for birdie on the 17th green at Augusta National in 1986 – had been missing for 10 years or more.

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The Masters Prep Trip; Play The Georgia Golf Trail

In the days leading up to the Masters, many golf enthusiasts spend their time re-reading stories about Gene Sarazen’s double-eagle — aka, the Shot Heard Round the World — to win the 1935 Masters, the significance of Amen Corner, and Jack Nicklaus’ historic comeback to win the 1986  Masters.  In addition to spending time getting immersed in the history of the Masters, think about traveling to Georgia and actually playing golf in the days leading up the Masters (or immediately after the Masters).  Instead of watching the blossoming dogwoods and azaleas on television, go see and smell them.

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