Photos of Tony Finau's ankle show he certainly played through pain at the Masters

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Tony Finau (Getty Pictures)

Tony Finau played through pain this previous week to document a prime-10 end in his first ever Masters begin.

Finau dislocated his ankle throughout Wednesday’s par-three contest whereas celebrating a gap-in-one. Initially believed to be out of the event, Finau was given late clearance and determined to play. 

Not solely did Finau tee it up, he shot a gap spherical four-beneath sixty eight, and a last-spherical 6-beneath sixty six, capped with six birdies in his final seven holes. It seems Finau’s damage was fairly ugly.

“(Adrenaline) carried me so much,” Finau stated after his remaining spherical. “Particularly on the par‑5s. To take care of the par‑5s the method I did, and on the again 9 with the adrenaline. Walking up hills, I guess my foot is yellow and purple. This morning it was purple. And proper now I guess it is yellow. I’ll want some relaxation.”

By ending inside the prime 18, Finau mechanically certified for subsequent yr’s Masters.

“I am going to take a while off now and simply take pleasure in type of the week that I had, variety of look at it,” he stated. “There’s nonetheless a lot to study. There’s nonetheless lots to get higher from. However all in all a reasonably spectacular week for me.”