Iconic Calls in Masters History: McKay/Arnie (1960) and Lundquist/Jack (1986)


The Masters Instagram account is featuring some of the most iconic calls in its storied history. The vids are produced blending artwork with original film and audio, and they are absolutely the bomb.

Arnold Palmer in 1960

The first one rolled out was of 30-year old Arnold Palmer finishing birdie-birdie as Jim McKay and Jim McArthur’s iconic voices color The King’s second Masters title in 1960.

Jack Nicklaus in 1986

And of course, who can forget Verne Lundquist’s “Yes Sir,” as 46-year old Jack Nicklaus made a Sunday charge at Augusta National in 1986 to win his sixth and final Green jacket.

Other videos include: Jack’s fifth win in 1975; Gary Player’s third victory in 1978; Larry Mize’s hole-out to edge Greg Norman in 1987; Nick Faldo’s ascendancy in 1989; Ben Crenshaw’s emotional second Green Jacket in 1995, Tiger’s historic maiden title in 1997; and Phil’s iconic jump in 2004 after winning his first major.


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