Here are five stories that will never be written about the 2010 Masters:
Tiger wins on return from 'sexile': Tiger Woods returns from 'sexile' to win his fifth Green Jacket after five months out of the game.
Freddie flies at fifty: Fred Couples makes an incredible return to become the oldest player ever to win a Major.
Perfect putter KJ leads Korean charge: KJ Choi breaks Masters putting record to win second consecutive Major for Korea.
Westy ends British heartbreak: Lee Westwood ends Britain's run of 14 years without victory at The Masters.
Kim catches fire to win Masters: America's newest superstar Anthony Kim blitzes Augusta in final round to win first Major title.
Any one of them would have made for an amazing tournament, unforgettable, exciting and exhilarating to watch.
And - with a regrettable lack of respect to Angel Cabrera, Lucas Glover, Stewart Cink and YE Yang - after four relatively low-key Major champions coming to the fore last year it was about time we were reminded why this is such a fascinating game to watch.
Any one of those five amazing stories came very close to being written.
Woods made five uncharacteristic bogeys on Sunday at Augusta and finished five shots off the lead. He wasn't far off a miracle win.
Couples played by far the best tee-to-green golf of the final round, but his nerves on the putting green let him down. But didn't we love watching him try.
Choi needed just 11 putts in his first 10 holes; if that run had continued instead of breaking down so badly he would have pushed Phil Mickelson all the way.
Worksop golfer Westwood was superb throughout, but a slight off day with his timing left him coming up short once again. But as Padraig Harrington proved, getting into position to win and blowing it is the ideal training for getting into position to win and then winning it.
As for Kim, all Bunker Mentality can say is wow - the kid is a simply unbelievable talent, not just for his five-under-in-four-holes stretch on Sunday, but also for his gutsy par saves on the final two holes to keep himself in with a shout.
The fact that the story which finally got written - Mickelson wins fourth Major after his wife and mother beat cancer - is also an incredible tale just goes to show how great this week's golf was.
BM predicted one of the best Masters of all time before the week began, and is thrilled that it turned out to be such a stunning show.
Best of all, the other three Majors this year will all be played at the greatest venues available to each of them: the US Open is at Pebble Beach, The Open returns to St Andrews and the US PGA is at the utterly awesome Whistling Straits, suggesting that we could be in for three more absolute crackers.
Could this be the best ever year in professional golf? All the signs are good, and BM, for one, can't wait to find out.
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Quote of the day: "Phil was just saying in the scoring hut after we had finished that he'd been that man who kept knocking on the door, finishing second and thirdsand wondering if it ever does (happen) and suddenly it does and winning Majors becomes easier in your own mind. He says I've been playing some of the best golf out of anybody recently and just to keep plugging away and eventually it will happen." Westwood reveals that Mickelson has backed him to go on and break his Major duck before long.
Shot of the day: Best of Sunday, and also of the championship itself, was Mickelson's crucial shot to the 13th. With his ball between two huge pine trees Mickelson simply smashed it straight through the middle of them, clean on to the green, and within six feet of the hole to set up an eagle chance. The fact that he missed the putt is immaterial: in that moment, Mickelson absolutely earned his third Green Jacket.
Stat of the day: A total of 34 eagles, including two holes-in-one, were made at the 2010 Masters, just three behind the all-time record of 37. That was set back in 1991, when the par-5 15th was a drive and a seven-iron for the majority of the field.
Nonsense of the day: Sergio Garcia fired a lovely tee shot on the par-3 12th straight over the pin to set up a 20ft birdie putt from the back fringe. It was a very tricky one down the hill, and Sergio went for it a little too hard... and watched in amazement as his ball trickled all the way down the hill and into the pond in front of the green. He had another go, got the ball to about seven feet, but missed to end up with a triple bogey six. El Niño's struggles keep getting worse.