Finau shocked by Brady name throughout Masters delay


AUGUSTA, Georgia — Tony Finau received fairly the shock throughout Saturday’s prolonged climate delay within the third spherical of the Masters Match.

Whereas Finau was ready for the rain to cease, he frolicked within the caddie home at Augusta Nationwide Golf Membership. Jimmy Dunne, a member of the membership, handed Finau his cellphone.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, a seven-time Tremendous Bowl champion, was on FaceTime on the cellphone.

“That was a nice shock,” Finau stated. “He stated, ‘Nice enjoying,’ and he was following. He was shocked we stopped. He stated within the NFL when it rains you do not cease. I let him know, ‘Yeah, perhaps we’re not as powerful as you guys,’ however he stated, ‘No, that is not the case.’ We had an excellent chortle about that.”

Finau stated he had met Brady as soon as earlier than in 2017, when Brady was nonetheless enjoying for the New England Patriots. Finau stated he grew up a Dallas Cowboys fan however now principally cheers for particular person NFL gamers.

Finau did not say whether or not Brady gave him a pep discuss through the climate delay, which lasted greater than an hour.

He shot 1-over 73 within the third spherical and is 8 photographs behind chief Hideki Matsuyama going into Sunday.

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