Snoop? Sergio?! What a crazy Masters week

Alex Myers discusses a memorable week in Augusta, which began with a rapper and ended with a major sports curse being lifted.

Released on 4/12/2017

Transcript

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So, we're still trying to make sense
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of a crazy Masters week.
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It began with the number one player in the world
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and fittest golfer on the planet
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getting hurt by slipping on some stairs in his socks.
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See, Mom, keeping your shoes on in the house
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is a good idea.
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Then, I enjoyed sipping on some gin and juice
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with Snoop Dogg.
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Well, I enjoyed sipping on some gin and juice
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while watching Snoop Dogg perform Gin & Juice.
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What a life changing experience.
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A few hours later, I witnessed one of the oddest
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long drive contests you'll ever see
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between Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player.
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Sorry, Gary, but it wasn't a tie.
00:37
Then, the tournament actually began,
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and Jordan Spieth made another back nine
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quadruple bogey at Augusta National.
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Those aren't good.
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But Jordan was doing better than his buddy Smylie Kaufman.
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A year after he played with Jordan
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in the final group at the Masters,
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Smylie made a different type of public appearance on Friday,
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at something called the Natty Shack
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in a rented out Midas store,
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where he sat on a throne made from cases of Natty Light
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and shared a beer.
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Hey, life comes at you fast.
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But that was nothing compared to what happened on Sunday,
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when Sergio Garcia won the Masters.
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That's right, Sergio Garcia won the Masters,
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the same guy who was previously
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0 for 73 in major championships,
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the same guy who seemed to have talked himself
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out of being able to contend at Augusta National years ago,
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the same guy who has always seemed convinced
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the golf gods are against him.
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Get in line, Sergio.
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At least you've made a hole in one before.
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Forget about the Cubs or the Cavs.
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This is the most unlikely sports curse
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to be broken in the past 12 months.
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And the timing couldn't be better.
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Garcia's scheduled to marry Angela Akins in July,
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and tying the knot wearing a green jacket
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would be pretty boss.
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