Sunday After the Masters: 10 Lessons We Learned at the Valero Texas Open

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Sunday After the Masters: 10 Lessons We Learned at the Valero Texas Open
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The Valero Texas Open was played this week at the AT&T Oaks Course at the TPC San Antonio. The official website for the Valero Texas Open describes the tournament this way: "Unapologetically Texan—We prefer our golf a little rough around the edges."

Well, for some players like Kevin Na, the tournament was indeed a little rough around the edges.

The weekend was marked by some windy conditions, which made the scores a little higher than they probably would have been, but there was still some great golf.

Especially by 2011 Valero Texas Open champion Brendan Steele.

The Valero Texas Open made me think about how it is so hard for any golf tournament to live up to the excitement of the Masters.

It is just so hard to compete with all of the PGA Tour's top golfers shooting it out at the Masters, especially when the tournament is as close as last Sunday's Masters was.

While the Valero Texas Open had me thinking of last Sunday, it also had me pondering some other things as well.

The following are some of my thoughts while watching golf on the weekend after the Masters.

As you will see, I am not always a serious thinker.

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