AUGUSTA, Ga. – Tucked between the men’s locker room and the grill at Augusta National is an anteroom. It’s predictably appointed and posh, with a flatscreen TV in a corner, fireplace adjacent to a large window that overlooks the iconic course and an assortment of leather chairs.
It’s normally a serene place – no phones, no connection to the outside world, no stress. But this was far from normal or serene.
The final hours of every major are always tense, but on this particular Sunday – with a storm approaching – the strain was as evident.
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