By Will Swanton,Brent Read
From Jim Ferrier blowing an enormous lead in 1950 to Greg Norman's litany of failures over a long time, the Masters regularly grew to become its again on any Australian who regarded prone to get on the subject of the Holy Grail. The curse grew a lifetime of its personal. Norman spent 22 years attempting to win the name he craved exceptionally others, simply to be stopped chilly by means of nerves, rotten success and peculiar twists of fate.
As a boy, Adam Scott had cried whereas staring at Greg Norman's implosions. He grew to become international junior champion, and a protege of Norman. Respectful and dignified, he used to be probably the most renowned gamers at the US and ecu excursions. His swing used to be to die for, yet his placing used to be a nightmare. He stored falling aside in sizeable tournaments. In 2009, whilst Scott's profession was once in free-fall - whilst his global score plummeted and his own lifestyles used to be at the skids - the single males to teach religion in him have been Greg Norman and the Argentinian participant, Angel Cabrera.
Come 2013, Scott is within the thick of an impossibly dramatic Masters. 3 Australians are between these combating for the lead. merely Scott makes it to a sudden-death playoff - opposed to Cabrera. As darkness closes in, he has what Norman by no means had: one putt to win the Masters.
Featuring specific interviews with Adam Scott, Scott's father Phil, Greg Norman and each fashionable Australian golfer from British Open champions Peter Thomson and Ian Baker-Finch to Masters runner-up Jack Newton, all of whom attempted and failed at Augusta, Amen is the definitive tale of ways Adam Scott broke the largest hex on Australian sport.
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Amen: How Adam Scott won the US Masters and broke the curse of Augusta National by Will Swanton,Brent Read