What We Learned about Golf at the 2013 Masters

Tiger Woods’ 2013 Masters similar to ones Greg Norman used to have

AUGUSTA – Australia celebrated. Tiger Woods Nation fretted.

The 2013 Masters, in some mind a lock for Woods to claim as his 15th major championship, had slipped away and when a dreary Sunday had passed, the story that mattered was a feel-good one, of Adam Scott finally breaking through in a tournament where his inspiration, the ill-fated Greg Norman, had found heartbreak so many times.

Now it’s Tiger who is feeling some of the Shark’s old pain.

Woods has now played a golf course’s worth of majors – 18 – since he last won one. And while his great play this year had sparked new optimism that he can catch the great Jack Nicklaus, this one will go down as a huge disappointment. Continue reading