Hitting new heights, but Empire State visit not to Masters champion Patrick Reed's liking

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Patrick Reed courtside at a New York Knicks recreation (Getty Photographs)

Patrick Reed achieved one among golf’s biggest feats by profitable the Masters this month, but hitting the heights in a unique sense with a visit up the Empire State Constructing was not amongst his favored publish-event obligations.

The American brilliantly held off costs from Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth to win the inexperienced jacket by one stroke at Augusta and declare the primary main title of his profession.

Reed described the actions following his win, together with courtside tickets to watch the New York Knicks towards the Cleveland Cavaliers, as an “eye-opening” expertise, even when one specific tour at one of many Huge Apple’s most well-known vacationer spots was not to his liking.

“It was undoubtedly an eye fixed-opening expertise, I do not like heights and went to the highest of the Empire State Constructing in order that was fascinating!” Reed stated at a news convention for the Zurich Basic, the place he’ll return to motion this week. 

“The primary time sitting courtside at a basketball stadium and at MSG with Chris Rock, Aziz [Anzari], 2 Chainz…all these guys sitting subsequent to you, you are sitting there like ‘wow [this is a] fairly cool expertise’ and watching LeBron [James] and the Cavs play the Knicks was nice.

“It is one thing that somebody informed me do not anticipate sleep in New York as a result of there’s lots happening. It was tiring, but I had a blast and hopefully can do extra by profitable numerous tournaments.”

Reed, who had to postpone a household trip to Albany within the Bahamas due to his win, has loved the celebrations his triumph has introduced but he’s now itching to get again to aggressive golf.

“It has been nice, it has been lots of enjoyable, it has been tiring but it is one thing that has been an excellent expertise,” he added. “But there’s nothing like getting again contained in the ropes with the blokes and competing. It is simply one thing I really like to do is compete.

“I do not really feel any totally different, it is simply one other day on the golf course and making an attempt to maintain enjoying some golf and simply doing my job which goes out enjoying one of the best I can. I imply it’s totally different – every thing that comes with it, the obligations, time administration, simply plenty of additional stuff you did not have prior to now – it is all nice.”