Raymond? He loves golf. He talks about it all day long. He tells stories about how he hit a 5 iron off the tee with 226 yards to the pin. Tucked back right. And how he drained it.
I have played golf before, but c’mon buddy I have no idea what that means! No stinking clue. Anyone else relate?
Should I play more golf with him? Yes I should. Do I own any clubs? No, I sold those 10 months ago when I moved. *sigh* Nod, smile, and say “Wow that is awesome!”
I love golf. I really do. I don’t understand the intricacies of playing it. However, when Raymond says, “Do you want to go to the Masters again this year?” I say YES! It is one of the most beautiful places on this Earth!
There are zero homes (aside from the small rentals near the clubhouse) which keeps me 100% focused on the course. The Wells Fargo Championship is played in Charlotte every year. Another beautiful course. However, it is packed full of gorgeous mansions! I tend to stare at the houses wondering and pondering. What do these people do for a living? Is it as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside? Is it packed full of stuff (aka cluttered)? 😉 All the while a golf tourney is going on.
I have been to the Masters Championship twice now. I love the golf course. Love. Augusta, GA. Interesting place. The golf course is the nicest thing in that area. It is a bit of a dump.
Let me back up a minute. 2011 I attended the Masters and ended up very sunburnt. This year? No way buddy! I lathered that sunscreen on! One thing I didn’t plan for .. ants? If you know me, then you know I am allergic to mosquitos, black ants, and fire ants. I no more stepped out of the car in the parking field and this happened:
Yep, bit by a black ant! Are you kidding? Took a quick burning and itchy foot trip to Walgreens for some Benadryl. As mom says “You are the only person I know that gets bit by black ants!” I’m sure Raymond thought I was unbelievably high maintenance and no longer allowed back. I kept my composure … although I contemplated crying. 😛
So back to the point … why should you go to the Masters? It is the Best Week In Golf. Reason enough!
The beer and food is cheap. Reason enough! It is a 3 hour-ish ride from Charlotte. Day trip! Reason enough!
Amen corner. What does that mean? I’m not sure .. ask Raymond. But we sat there for an hour having great conversation. AMEN! 😉
Helpful Hint: Don’t take off your shoes and lay down on the grass. You will get called out. Well, if your grass wasn’t so perfect and beautiful then I wouldn’t want to woller (is that a word?) around on it all day. Psh!
My cute videos from our trip .. When did I become so country?!
We rounded out the day with a little Masters Pro Shop shopping. Correction: Raymond shopped. Jennifer was not interested. 😛 Oh the things we do for our men! 😉
If you ever have the opportunity to go to the Masters, then I would say RUN GIRL RUN!
We had the best time! Stay tuned for a quick afternoon post about my outfit. 😉
What is your favorite golf tournament?
Until next time…