In the Butler Cabin, which is near the 10th hole, Nantz waited to conduct the interview of his life. Back in the dorm, he and Couples had lain awake plotting their glories. "Someday," Nantz said, "you'll win the green jacket, and I'll be there to announce it."
So when the moment came—after Couples had shot his badge number on Sunday to finish with a 13-under-par 275—Nantz said, "I'd like to be the first to congratulate you as the 1992 Masters champion." They both cried a little.
Outside, Deborah was crying too. "Dang," she said. "I picked Davis Love."