Westwood still seeking first major win

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) Lee Westwood made his Masters debut in 1997 and went out for a Saturday night shopping excursion when he realized that he would play the final round the following day with Jack Nicklaus.

He bought a photo - the iconic image of Nicklaus raising his putter as he watched his birdie putt drop to give him a lead that he'd never relinquish on the 71st hole of the 1986 tournament - and asked the six-time Masters winner to sign it after their round, while Tiger Woods was running away from the field on the way to his first Masters win.

Nicklaus obliged. "Lee, enjoyed our round, best wishes, Jack Nicklaus," he wrote. Westwood still has the picture and still looks to it every now and then for inspiration.

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