Danny Willett hits shank on way to opening quadruple bogey at Masters

He will be among 20 first-timers to tee up at the Augusta Masters on Thursday.

The 2016 Masters Champ, Danny Willett returned to Augusta on Tuesday. That round seems farther away the way he's playing these days, though. The mark also was met by Jimmy Demaret in 1940 and Herman Keiser in 1946. Leading by five shots on the 10th hole, Spieth bogeyed Nos. "Now they're learning quicker", said Scotland's Colin Montgomerie, who made nine cuts in 15 trips to Augusta from 1992 to 2007, including a best finish of eighth in 1998. Sometimes, as defending champion Danny Willett found out, it means outsized demands on your time and plenty of unwanted pressure.

As players, fans and officials scurried off the course, so did Asia's most promising star - Korea's Jeunghun Wang. It could work in Willett's favor to be under the radar, but he has confessed that his major breakthrough has brought on difficulties that he did not envision. Maybe he wanted to stuff his rivals with so many calories that they all felt like collapsing on the sofa to watch basketball rather than plan his downfall. Let us know in the comments section below! "That's easy. It's where not to go that's key, and that's what people are learning quicker".

As much as Spieth got jammed in reverse, it is important to note that no other player besides Willett in a stellar field overtook Spieth, with only perennially "close, but ..."

I hope you will get the chance to enjoy the golf over the weekend and if you can get out on a course during this early spring sunshine then enjoy your game!

Speaking ahead of the event Jeff said: "I'm dreading having to play the tee-shot from the ninth".

"I just feel a lot lighter", he said. "You don't realize what you've achieved until you kind of see the reactions".

"Some panic probably set in and his nervous system went into a spin, and the net result was the next chunked pitch shot". However, my history of successful predictions for The Saint has given me confidence in my assertions for potential winners of the first major of the year. "Had no fear. No demons. It's been a very hard year to try to emulate that and try to live up to that added expectation".

North Carolina stuffs Gonzaga to win NCAA basketball championship
The strategy was effective as Jackson's length frustrated Williams-Goss, who finished with 15 points on 5-of-17 shooting. With 49.1 seconds to play and North Carolina leading 66-65, Meeks battled Gonzaga's Silas Melson for a loose ball.

Since turning pro three years ago, he has won the British Masters, Nordea Masters and, in November, the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

Distractions were never Willett's cup of tea, but with the demands of a growing family taking up more of his time, some of the trappings of being the Masters champion felt more like disturbances.

"I'm pretty sure that as I get even within the area of Augusta, there's going to be a big Cheshire smile on my face", Willett said.

"You are always trying to get better".

A single putt stood between him and making the cut in 2014 but he missed it. This year, he wants to contend.

Elsewhere, Rory McIlroy is attempting to become just the sixth golfer to ever win all four major championships.

Nobilo, meanwhile, will be back in the TV tower, wondering what drama will unfold this year at the hole named Golden Bell.

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