In 2011, Rory McIlroy was leading the Masters heading into the back nine on Sunday when he suffered one of the most brutal collapses in recent memory. He held a one-shot lead when he walked to the tee at 10, and proceeded to knock the tee shot into the tall pines, known as "The Pipes." One triple-bogey later, and the lead was gone for good.
The nature of Augusta National
Augusta National, home of the Masters, is one of the most beautiful venues in all of sports, and much of that beauty comes straight from nature. Here, a few of the more distinctive natural elements that you’ll see all weekend at Augusta.