JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The azaleas are in full bloom, every blade of grass is immaculate and the fans are filling the fairways at Augusta National.
Golf's Holy Grail is set once again for the first major of the season, The Masters.
Tiger Woods returns as the top player in the world, coming off two wins already in 2013.
The defending champ is Bubba Watson and he will pick the menu at tonight's champions dinner. Bubba just wrapped up his news conference and he cried again, talking about last years emotional win.
For us, Dave DeCandis and me, this is our first trip to Augusta. It's everything everyone said it would be and maybe a little more.
The most striking thing aside from the beauty is the elevation change. Anyone who says golfers are not athletes should try walking 72 holes here.
We have yet to try the Pimento Cheese sandwich, but lunch time is coming soon.