Adam Scott is not one to brag about himself. So when he says 2013 "could have quite easily been a two or three major win year" you tend to believe him.
Speaking in front of the Australian PGA this weekend, Scott talked abou the other two majors he could have won.
"I was close again at the (British) Open and I was hanging around all weekend at the PGA and just didn't quite get over the line."
The Masters is enough for the folks from his home country of Australia, though (as you can see in the video above).
"It's nice to talk to people and get an idea of just how much it meant to them back here" Scott said. "Last night was great, to kind of share the green jacket with everybody and a couple of stories."
He also mentioned why he hasn't been back to Australia until now.
"I wanted to come home straight away after winning, but thought if I come home and start celebrating I might not make it back," Scott said.
"And I don't want to waste this year just with winning the Masters and resting on my laurels a little bit and letting things slip. I wanted to take advantage of the confidence and the momentum and see how far I could push myself this year."
He certainly did that, pushing Tiger Woods for player of the year honors and having one of the most efficient seasons in recent memory.
Scott noted that based on his recent success he's sort of eschewed making money-only-decisions.
"I could have made lots more money playing in Asia, but I really want to play in Australia," Scott said. "One of the insights into why I've done well recently is because I've taken money out of every decision I make. I'm back playing for the love of the game."
Finally, he joked about the Green Jacket, which he seems to love more than anyone else who has ever won the Masters.
"They send you a couple of pages of jacket etiquette they would like you to follow," Scott said. "You can't just go and drop it into the dry cleaners."