“I believed I used to be all proper and I believed I might carry my ‘A’ recreation and are available out right here and win,” he stated. He completed in a tie for 44th.
“Course information actually does assist,” he stated this week. “Clearly the extra reps you get, the higher off you’re going to be. It’s by no means going to harm you. So lastly to be out right here for a second time, really feel much more comfy, I do know the place issues are, and I do know sort of simply the nuances of every thing.”
He stated he had been refining a brand new driver shot and hoped it could supply him an answer for the straighter holes that aren’t at all times appropriate together with his favored cuts.
“Final yr I attempted working in a draw, and I wasn’t enjoying my recreation,” he stated. “I nearly tried to, like, tailor my recreation to how the course match as an alternative of enjoying my recreation and if the opening didn’t hit me, discover one other approach.”
Champ steered he was attempting to be taught from errors, regardless of how completely different the course could also be now. However he and others stated they have been delighted that followers, referred to as patrons in Masters parlance, have been again on the course in restricted numbers.
“It’s a little bizarre, however this feels somewhat extra, clearly, just like the Masters,” he stated simply as a cheer rose from the again 9. “Like I stated, you possibly can hear the followers — that’s in all probability on 16 again over there — so it simply provides you somewhat extra vitality, somewhat extra vibe, particularly if you happen to’re enjoying properly.”
The exacting requirements of spectators on the Masters, who’re considered among the many most discerning in golf, didn’t hassle Ancer. The pageantry, in any case, is a part of the match’s attraction and, for some golfers, a part of the technique to play somewhat higher.