10 years ago, Mattiace was dashed by destiny
It never was there. Then it was. Then it wasn’t.
We’re talking his chance at victory at the Masters, and 10 years hasn’t softened many of the emotions that carried Len Mattiace through those frenzied final hours at golf’s greatest theater. Inexplicably, Mattiace and Destiny danced like Astaire and Rogers under a brilliant sunshine that April Sunday in 2003, at least until the music cruelly stopped.