- 3:34 pm Saturday, April 12th, 2014 by Jeff Schultz
AUGUSTA – Rory McIlroy’s recent trips to the Masters have resulted in him discovering uncharted territory to land a golf ball at Augusta National, from the quiet cabins off the 10th fairway, to a fence behind the fourth green, to the azaleas far up a hillside behind the 13th. He’s like Magellan on hallucinogens.
On Saturday, after barely qualifying for weekend play, McIlroy established another first: He turned club member and local amateur Jeff Knox into a folk hero.
“Go marker!” one fan yelled to Knox at the 15th green.
“Kick his ass!” another said at the 17th.
“This guy’s in the wrong profession,” [More]