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By Will Swanton,Brent Read

the USA Masters: the main recognized event of all. an international television viewers of a hundred and fifty million, a string of mythical winners ... and a curse for Australian golfers.

From Jim Ferrier blowing an enormous lead in 1950 to Greg Norman's litany of failures over a long time, the Masters continually became its again on any Australian who appeared more likely 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 notably others, merely to be stopped chilly via nerves, rotten success and peculiar twists of fate.

As a boy, Adam Scott had cried whereas gazing Greg Norman's implosions. He turned global junior champion, and a protege of Norman. Respectful and dignified, he used to be probably the most renowned avid gamers at the US and eu excursions. His swing was once to die for, yet his placing was once a nightmare. He stored falling aside in huge tournaments. In 2009, while Scott's profession used to be in free-fall - whilst his international rating 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 struggling with for the lead. in basic terms 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 unique interviews with Adam Scott, Scott's father Phil, Greg Norman and each well-known 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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