Playing Augusta with Mr Palmers Caddie

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The first time I played Augusta was more than 40 years ago. They had caddies that you had to hire. I chose Iron Man, who was Arnies caddie at The Masters. What a thrill! We had a little match and while playing #13 I hit a big drive and was fixing to go for the green. I told Iron Man, Cant you hear the crowd saying, Hes going for it? He said laughing, Boss, aint nobody here. I hit the green about 15 feet from the hole and Iron Man asked, Boss, what are you thinking? I said, Im thinking about making a three. He said, You better just try to get a five, suggesting that I just touch the putt, and like he thought, I came close to putting it in the creek.
 
- Donnie
 
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