Peter Jacobsen

Canyon Crest's Tyler Kowack looks back at remarkable golf trip to Augusta

Canyon Crest's Tyler Kowack looks back at remarkable golf trip to Augusta

Talk about livin’ the dream. Fifteen-year-old sophomore Tyler Kowack from the Canyon Crest golf team spent last weekend (April 5-8) at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia—yes, the same course where this weekend the top players in the world are pursuing the iconic green jacket given annually to the winner of The Masters. The first leg of pro golf’s Grand Slam, The Masters is inarguably one of the premier sporting events on the planet, thanks largely to the pure mystique of its location.

Three years ago via lottery, Kowack had his first opportunity to see Augusta National, attending The Masters’ Wednesday practice round and par three contest with his father, Erick—but this year’s...

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