Unseen gesture that shocked our solely Masters champion


Adam Scott roars after making his clutch putt to earn a Masters playoff spot in 2013. Within the background is fellow Aussie Marc Leishman, who began the day two photographs off the lead however could not ascend the leaderboard. Leishman’s fist pump grew to become an iconic act of Aussie mateship, one which was dropped at Scott’s consideration after the match.

“I discovered within the subsequent couple of days. I believe fairly a number of of the Aussie caddies despatched me that image of Leishman pumping his fist behind, which I used to be blown away by, and I instantly texted Marc after that as a result of that is one in every of my favorite issues of the entire expertise.” Scott later mentioned.

“I imply, I had, from that time of that putt getting into for the subsequent two hours was only a wealth of unimaginable experiences that your senses cannot deal with all that stuff.

“However then once I noticed that with Leish, now I look again on that as one in every of my favorite issues at Augusta and an unimaginable sense of nationwide pleasure there and what a prime bloke he’s for that type of response.

“As a result of he, half-hour, 40 minutes earlier than, he had simply nearly as good an opportunity as me to win. So it is a huge factor to suppose you’ve got acquired an opportunity to win the Grasp’s, and then you definately’re standing on the 18th inexperienced and you already know you do not, however to have the character to face there and be joyful for another person is … simply says loads about Marc for certain.”


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