Augusta National chairman Billy Payne is always the most interesting person in the room

[This story originally appeared in Sports Illustrated Golf+ in April 2016.]Some months ago my boss (or one of them) assigned me an interesting story for this issue: Jeff Knox, the amateur golfer and Augusta National member who often plays as a marker on Masters weekends. He has given interviews after some of his rounds, and my best guess was that if Knox wanted to do the story — and if Billy Payne, the club’s chairman since 2006, gave his approval — it would happen. I wrote to Knox, and he


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