Feeling Green on Masters Sunday
To say I’m green with envy would be a bit of an exaggeration, but I don’t get the same excitement as I used to on this Golf Holiday. Is it still the greatest event in all of sports? Yes. Do I still get teary eyed during the Green Jacket Ceremony? Yes, but don’t tell anyone.
There came a point for Chris, and a little later for me, where the glam and excitement of attending a PGA Tour event turned into feelings of impatience and "I belong out here.” This journey of ours isn’t a far off dream. It is so close that we wake up tasting it every morning. I want my Sundays to be spent out on the course, following my husband in the final group, not being lulled into a coma by Jim Nantz’s golf commentary.
That being said, there is a lot to learn from watching the best in the world compete for the most sought after trophy in golf. Not to be cliche, but golf really is a game played on a five-inch course — the distance between your ears (thank you, Bobby Jones). The pressure of this tournament is unlike any other and because of that has some of the greatest finishes in the history of the golf. We are watching today, not to see the perfect swing or shot, but to see how the players handle the pressure. There was a study done that found we learn more from our opponents mistakes than our own. We are watching and learning this weekend so when it’s our turn, we won’t %#$& it up.
Wishing y’all a blessed Masters Sunday!