I can't lie. I feel very confident
in the statements prior to the start
of the Augusta Masters
And no, he was not lying.
The Spanish golfer gave viewers (on television) one of the best shots ever seen.
He did it in
prior to the start of the fight for the green jacket.
A 'hole-in-one' on the 16th of the field,
touching the ball several times in the water
, moving up the grass until it descends gently towards the flag.
Also, it was not the first of the week, although it was the most beautiful.
On his birthday, the
has shocked the millions of people who have already seen the video published by the tournament organization.
"I'm hitting as good as I can hit from the tee to the green," he said Tuesday morning.
I am happy
where I am and I think the best way to explain it is that I am simply happy. Off the field I am happy, within the limits of this pandemic, and I am also happy on the field."
world number two
, comes to the Masters this year full of confidence to conquer his first Grand Slam title 40 years after his idol
donned the green jacket for the first time.
Rahm was fourth in 2018
, in his second participation in the iconic tournament, and shared ninth place last year, fueling the desire for victory on the same track where his compatriots
Ballesteros, José María Olazábal and Sergio García
have savored triumphs. memorable.
"It would mean a lot," he acknowledged.
There is such a history of Spanish champions here
, with three great champions and three idols of mine, that I would love to be able to add my name to that list. This is the 40th anniversary of Seve's first victory here in Augusta (...) Five jackets Greens have gone to Spain. I hope I can be the sixth, "he admitted.
According to the criteria of The Trust Project
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