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Masters mystique continues to grow

Even through subtle changes, the Masters remains shrouded in its tradition

Updated: April 2, 2014, 5:09 PM ET
By Farrell Evans | ESPN.com

From Gene Sarazen's double-eagle at the par-5 15th hole in 1935 to Bubba Watson's 50-yard hook from the woods on the second playoff hole in 2012, the Masters owns an outsized proportion of golf's most memorable moments.

The 1986 tournament was the first time I fully considered the greatness of the event. Jack Nicklaus shot a back-nine 30 on Sunday to win his sixth green jacket at the age of 46.

That was my favorite Masters until Tiger Woods' historic 12-shot win in 1997.

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