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  1. calicapsfan

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    Do not post political discussion in this thread. Per board rules all political discussion is to be done on the Political Discussion Forum.

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  2. CapitalsCupReality

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    Amazing Masters...congrats Reed!
     
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    Reed is my favourite player, of all the majors I thought Augusta was the least likely he would win since you have to drive it well to win and Reed is a poor driver. Lots of crow to be eaten since Reed is probably the most hated player on Tour by both fans and players.
     
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    Most hated? Maybe by Euro Ryder Cup fans lol. So clutch.
     
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    Yeah seriously. Everyone knows Rory Sabbatini is the most hated guy on tour...
     
  7. AlexBrovechkin8

    AlexBrovechkin8 Playoff chokers, they said.

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    Pretty meh, I thought. Easily the least captivating Masters since 2014 for me.
     
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    Reed definitely has a more suspicious past off the course that has been fairly well-hidden. The major reason why the applause for him on 18 was relatively subdued compared to past winners is because he had some problems at UGA and Augusta State, and a lot of the fans know about it. Plus, there's this from an anonymous ESPN players' poll:

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    He’s an in your face guy that’s for sure.
     
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    What?! Spieth with the amazing comeback, Fowler right there, Rory missing the career Grand Slam for another year? I don’t see how any golf fan could have issue with that back 9.
     
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    AlexBrovechkin8 Playoff chokers, they said.

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    Yeah, I suppose. Last year we had a sudden-death playoff, the year before was Spieth's epic collapse, and the year before that was Spieth's arrival... hard to top that. Also, I can't stand Reed so that probably has a lot to do with it.
     
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    Less compelling than Spieth massively choking it away on the back to the great Danny Willet in 2016? I don’t think so...
     
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    Danny Willet....what a bum! ;)
     
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    AlexBrovechkin8 Playoff chokers, they said.

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    I thought the choke was extremely compelling. It was unlike anything we've seen before.
     
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    Norman in 96 takes the top spot for me, then Van De Velde is 2 in my head. (In majors)
     
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    AlexBrovechkin8 Playoff chokers, they said.

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    I wasn't watching golf in '96 so I'll take your word for it :)
     
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    Two very different choke jobs too.
     
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    Spieth had been struggling with his swing in that Masters....his putting had him in the lead.

    Most experts would have Norman on top (at least in the last 30 years, maybe longer).

    Jordan Spieth and the worst Masters chokes ever

    Some other articles I quickly searched agree.
     
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    Agreed. While Norman had the pedigree, the form and the choking reputation at the time, his was a slower burn. van de Velde lost it all on one hole where all he needed was a double bogey to win. Such a quick collapse.
     
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    As a Norman fan, it was like death by slow drip....horrible after coming up short so many times in Majors, then recovering to play his best career golf at the place he wanted to win more than any, and looked like it would be a formality on Sunday. Worst sports moment for me personally as a fan. Probably closely rivaling a few Caps series losses.
     
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    The worst sports moment for me, even worse than any Caps failures, was the 2009 Open Championship. I still don't think I've fully come to grips that Tom Watson didn't win that tournament.
     
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    I never felt he really had a chance there (in the playoff) What a weekend though....that’s a great golfing memory for me for sure that run. It was like seeing Connors run at the US Open a little.
     
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    Just watched Lost in Space episode 1.....solid.
     
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    Husband is pumped for this. Glad to hear it was good.
     
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    Great back story twist for the Robot at the end of episode 1. Cool “reveal”.
     
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