Steve Hummer: The oddities of a November Masters

Imagine ESPN’s “College GameDay” set overlooking Ike’s Pond and the ninth green at Augusta National’s par-3 course, Kirk Herbstreit breaking down the Michigan-Wisconsin game just a Bryson DeChambeau mid-iron from the stately antebellum clubhouse.No, don’t picture Billy Payne in the background painted in UGA red and black, mugging for the cameras and holding up a “I Won’t Buy Insurance From Nick Saban!” sign.You knew a November Masters in the age of COVID was going to be different. Just how much so came a little more into focus Tuesday with a series of announcements from Augusta National high c…

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