Shark: Bad Back Morning Of '96 Masters

Mark Hayes with the big reveal from the second part of Australian Story that just aired Down Under: Greg Norman says he woke up with a bad back prior to the ill-fated 1996 Masters final round and told his coach it was not going to be easy.

Hayes reports and then offers this:

It may baffle some golf lovers that it’s taken so long for Norman to reveal the back injury.

Just last year the Golf Week website revealed a conversation between Norman and a respected sports psychologist in which the Shark explained that he felt he had "lost control of my ball" on that final day, but didn’t mention anything about a bad back.