Classic YouTube | Masters memories, a mighty football miss and the great Claressa Shields

This week’s roundup also features an Alec Stewart bouncer, late MotoGP drama and Grand National fun

1) The Masters starts on Thursday, less than five months on from the 2020 edition, delayed by Covid-19. Here’s a film on the 1997 competition, when Tiger Woods won by a barely comprehensible 19 strokes. More Augusta memories: the story of Gene Sarazen’s double eagle in 1935, “the shot heard around the world”; Larry Mize talking us through 1987’s famous chip-and-run (here’s the shot itself). In 1986, Jack Nicklaus surged through an all-star field to claim his 18th major. Back in 1971, Nicklaus was beaten to the green jacket by Charles Coody – his only PGA Tour victory.

2) The Grand National returns this weekend after a two-year break (although there was a virtual race in 2020). Here’s Jenny Pitman’s Corbiere winning in 1983, the first time a female trainer won the Aintree classic. Mr Frisk took the 1990 edition in the fastest-ever time, while Esha Ness ‘won’ the race that wasn’t in 1993 (with bonus news report).

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