Where Rory McIlroy collapsed

Grove of pine trees known as 'The Pipes' has become a must-see for fans

Updated: April 5, 2012, 10:20 AM ET
By Wright Thompson | ESPN.com

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The No. 10 gallery guard calls the stand of a dozen or so pine trees "The Pipes." Errant tee shots whiz over his head -- you can hear them, a pfffft -- and pinball off the trunks, each pop carrying a different tone and pitch, like a ball bouncing around the inside of an church organ. The Pipes, where a round goes to die. The past three days, during the practice sessions, he fielded endless questions about these trees and the golf shot a year ago that both unraveled and ...

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