By Will Swanton,Brent Read
From Jim Ferrier blowing a major 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 seemed prone to get with regards to the Holy Grail. The curse grew a lifetime of its personal. Norman spent 22 years attempting to win the name he craved notably others, purely to be stopped chilly by way of nerves, rotten good fortune and peculiar twists of fate.
As a boy, Adam Scott had cried whereas looking at Greg Norman's implosions. He turned international junior champion, and a protege of Norman. Respectful and dignified, he used to be probably the most well known gamers at the US and ecu excursions. His swing was once to die for, yet his placing was once a nightmare. He stored falling aside in massive tournaments. In 2009, whilst Scott's profession was once in free-fall - whilst his global score plummeted and his own lifestyles was once at the skids - the one 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 struggling with for the lead. simply 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 popular 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 the way Adam Scott broke the most important 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