Friday, May 02, 2014

Kenny Perry reacts to his chip shot on the 18th hole of the 2009 Masters. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images) Kenny Perry reacts to his chip shot on the 18th hole during the final round of the 2009 Masters. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)


Perry tells Golf Magazine's Jessica Marksbury
"(The pivotal moment) was the tee shot on 17. All week, my goal was to be conservatively aggressive, only going for the pins that I thought I could get at. And I was putting beautifully. All of a sudden, I hit it to within an inch on 16 on Sunday. I tap it in for birdie, I look over at the leaderboard, and I'm like, "Oh man, I've got a two-shot lead." And I went from being conservatively aggressive to conservative ... My body froze up, my mind froze up, and instead of swinging at the ball, I started steering the ball. My thought was, "All you gotta do is make two pars to win the Masters."

You can read more in the Golf Magazine Kenny Perry Interview here.
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