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Old 04-07-2010, 02:05 PM   #1
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The Masters 2010

Things get underway today with the par 3 event. Obviously the big story line is Tiger Woods' return to golf, but I think he's going to have a tough go at it this weekend. You know what though? I'll still be pulling for him. I lost some respect for the man with his whole ordeal, but I'm such a huge fan of him when he's on the course.

What are you looking forward to this year? Who do you think will play well? Sleepers?

I love golf, and The Masters is one of my favorite sporting events year in and year out. I like Ernie Els, Camillo Villegas, and Steve Stricker to all play very well this week.

Discuss the tournament here.
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Old 04-07-2010, 02:17 PM   #2
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Def Els...he's in good form right now. He's got to be the odds on favorite. Something tells me that Tiger won't go quietly though.
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Old 04-07-2010, 02:35 PM   #3
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Should be interesting, I'm more curious about how Tiger plays than the hoopla surrounding it all though. He's a great golfer, where he sinks his putts off of the course isn't of much concern to me, though I wouldn't exactly ask him to be the godfather to my unborn children.
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Old 04-07-2010, 03:25 PM   #4
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Lee Westwood's game sets up well for Augusta, I can see him doing some damage. I'd echo the Els pick too because he's been red hot. Though he tends to disappear at majors, even when coming in hot like this, so who knows.

I'll definitely root for Tiger though, I'm looking forward to this tournament.
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Old 04-07-2010, 06:03 PM   #5
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Never met the guy, just love his passion for the game. I don't really have a favorite golfer per se, I just like seeing the guys get out there. Woods, Mickelson, Els, Furyk, etc. Don't really care who wins.
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Old 04-08-2010, 11:08 AM   #6
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I see we have alot of TW fans here is there any reason why you like Woods? Other then being a great golfer he really pretty much blows off the fans and walks right by them signing nothing. He does react to the fans when on the course but its just reacting to them cheering for him and him soaking it up like some over hyped rock star. I think he has been great for the game but other then that I'm not a fan of TW. I would also use to think he was a stand up guy but that kind of went out the window.
I do not like or dislike him from a personal standpoint because personally I do not know the guy. What I do know is that if it were not for him that I might not be playing golf at this point in my life. The way that the man has dominated the sport has made it interesting, fun, and relevant. Before Tiger I thought that Golf was a lame sport that old people played because it didn't require running. Not since Bobby Jones has there been such a young following of the sport. This appreciation of Tiger had absolutely nothing to do with his personal life, it had to do with his youthfullness and dominance of the sport.
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Old 04-08-2010, 12:10 PM   #7
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Great post, Angry. Totally agree.

Phil and Els both at -1 under, Cabrera at -2. It's still early. Currently 24 players under par.

Tiger tees it up at 1:42. I'll have my eye on that. I also really like Camillo Villegas/Rory Mcilroy/Kenny Perry grouping.

Looks like weather could be a problem later this afternoon. T-storms likely. It's really windy out there, too.
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Old 04-08-2010, 01:43 PM   #8
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Furyk with the double bogey on 10, yikes. Tiger teeing off shortly.
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damn.. furyk's messing up

yeah saw that on the ad yesterday.. might check it out in a min
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Tiger Woods owes me no apology. Go ahead tigre! On the course or off, work that signature stroke. Do it for the hommies!
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good to see Watson doing well since dude rarely makes it
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Go Tiger Go!...Two Eagles and a near miss on a third...wow. All the haters can suck it!

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And just like that, barring a meltdown on these last two holes, Tiger will have logged his best opening round ever at the Masters. So much for rust and distractions. I personally find it impossible not to cheer for him when he's on the course.

Couples looking like a revelation at age 50 at -6.
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Re: The Masters 2010

I like seeing Watson do well. Especially because he turns like 61 or something this year.
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Its also good to see Tiger hold it down...I was worried that he would buckle under the pressure.
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