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.
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— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) April 9, 2018
“(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.”