Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/22/12
Adam Scott grew up wanting to emulate Greg Norman. But not like this. In 1996, a 15-year-old Scott awoke at 4 a.m. on a Monday morning in Australia eager to watch his hero, after so many heart-breaking losses, finally become the first Aussie to win the Masters. The Shark, who finished second eight times at majors, had a six-shot lead going into the final round; it seemed un-losable, but Nick Faldo turned the Norman's coronation into a crucifixion and Scott cried. It was Norman's turn to shed tears for his protege on a breezy Sunday afternoon by the northern English coast, after Scott managed to surrender a four-shot lead with four holes to play, a stunning collapse that handed the claret jug -- and a fourth major -- to a reborn Ernie Els at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. Norman, who's playing in this week's Senior British Open at Turnberry, was going to play golf on Sunday but quickly changed his plans once he saw the man he has mentored had a four-shot lead going into the final...
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