Day eager for chance to avenge Masters letdowns
By Steve Keating
AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) - For Jason Day, the Masters and the pursuit of a coveted green jacket has been an obsession since he first picked up a golf club.
And if Day wins the year's first major on Sunday, everything else the 27-year-old Australian does on a golf course will be icing on the cake.
"Everyone has different goals in life," Day told reporters after a practise round at Augusta National on Monday. "Everyone has different things they want to try and achieve.
"We've been gearing my golf game ever since I was 12, 13 ... to try and attack this golf tournament, building my game toward winning this tournament.
"Whatever I win after, that would be a bonus."
Day came agonizingly close in 2011 when, playing in his Masters debut, he finished runner-up to Charl Schwartzel.
In 2013, Day again looked ready to conquer a lifelong quest.
Holding a two-stroke lead in the final round with three holes to play, Day had one arm inside the sleeve of the green jacket when disaster struck. Continued...