Photo of the year candidate: Madeira Islands Open is gorgeous

Scott Henry and the beauty of the golf landscape in Madeira. (Getty Images)
Scott Henry and the beauty of the golf landscape in Madeira. (Getty Images)

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This is Scott Henry of Scotland hitting his tee shot at the 5th hole at the Madeira Islands Open in Portugal last weekend.

That background is something to behold. It looks like he's eye level with some of those clouds.

The Madeira Islands Open is played on, well, the island of Madeira off the southwest coast of Portugal. It is nestled in the Atlantic Ocean and man, I can't get over that view.

Sure beats my local muni course.

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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