AUGUSTA, Ga–You can see the Masters right here on KOLR 10 Saturday and Sunday. But here on KOLR 10 we’re teaming up with our news partners in Augusta for extended coverage.
Wednesday night George Eskola says a trip to Augusta will never leave your memory. Daniel Bleho thought this was pretty good eh, the Canadian from Montreal was taking his first steps on the grounds of Augusta National.
“It’s a special place, glad to be here first time, hope to come back ,won’t be leaving until they throw me out you’re getting a little emotional on us,” Daniel Bleho.
Emotions do run high when arriving at the hallowed grounds of Augusta National, the joy and excitement is something to see.
“I always love to talk to people who are coming her for the first time. to see it because it’s such a revelation you go I can’t believe it’s this hilly big,” said Ben Crenshaw.
But talk to those who’ve been here many times before and the special feeling never goes away.
“Oh yeah, tickled I get the nerves, I get the feeling when I driver down Magnolia lane, every single time,” said Mark O’Meara.
“It’s still an amazing spot I first came here in 1979, and now this is your world between the famous oak tree and the garden setting,” said Nick Faldo.
Gary Player has been coming to the Masters for more than 60 years, he says the most he was in awe was his first time he came to compete.
“But still in awe, of the beauty because I’m such as a lover of nature we walked around the golf course early this morning, doing some work for a network I was in awe of the beauty, said Gary Player.
What’s not to love at Augusta National.
“Everything, is just as it should be as I’ve seen so far everything is just perfect,” said Bleho.
“Whether it it’s a player, whether its a caddie, whether its the media, whether its the patrons who walk these hallowed grounds it just doesn’t get any better than this,” said O’Meara.
You know before you see the first putt, the first swing, you do see these hallowed grounds of Augusta National, 60 plus times, or just the first time it’s still pretty special.