Verne Lundquist reflects on career and retirement from the Masters


Verne Lundquist reflects on career and retirement from the Masters

Wyndham Clark recently discussed his excitement for the upcoming Masters tournament on Sports Seriously. He shared how he has been studying Tiger Woods’ successful approach to playing at Augusta over the years.

As Verne Lundquist prepares to call his final Masters tournament in 2024, he reminisced about the many memorable moments he has witnessed and called at Augusta over his 40-year career. Lundquist highlighted Tiger Woods’ iconic chip in 2005 and Jack Nicklaus’ putt in 1986 as two of the best moments he has had the privilege to cover.

Lundquist revealed that his decision to retire after the 2024 Masters was made two years in advance after discussions with CBS. While this may be his last tournament as a broadcaster, he hinted that he may return to Augusta in a different capacity in the future.

Reflecting on his time at Augusta, Lundquist praised the tournament as the best-run event in the world, with exceptional course maintenance and devoted patrons. Despite stepping away from broadcasting, he expressed a desire to return to Augusta after taking a year to let the experience sink in, noting that it may come at his own expense.

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