The Masters drawing that helped end a prison term

Artist Valentino Dixon and Max Adler of Golf Digest get ready to tell PodcastOne Sports Now hosts Jim Litke, left, and Tim Dahlberg the story of how Dixon's drawings of famous golf holes, done from his cell in Attica, sparked a legal review of his case that convinced authorities to void his wrongful conviction after 27 years in prison at Augusta National Golf Course Thursday, Feb. 11, 2019, In Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Artist Valentino Dixon finally laid eyes on the 12th hole at Augusta National at this week's Masters, almost 20 years after a drawing he made for a warden at Attica Correctional Facility began a process that overturned his wrongful conviction in a 1991 killing.

Dixon tells PodcastOne Sports Now hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg how his search for more holes to draw led him to scan back copies of Golf Digest, and how his letter to writer Max Adler found an advocate who invested six years in helping free the artist.

"I've drawn that hole eight or nine times and there's nothing like seeing it in person," Dixon said. "Nothing."

Said Adler about his work with Dixon: "It was an affirmation that journalism still matters."

You may also interested in

British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies

Aug 20, 2016

Brian Rix, a British comic actor who used his fame to draw attention to the struggles of people with learning disabilities, has died

US women's gymnastics team flips over Broadway's 'Hamilton'

Aug 24, 2016

The U.S. women's gymnastics team has flipped over Broadway's "Hamilton," in a night that had athletic gold meeting theatrical gold

Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms

Aug 27, 2016

France's top administrative court on Friday overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean beach resort, effectively meaning that towns can no longer issue bans on the swimsuits

Syok Asia welcomes the generations to witness the beautiful world of art and creativity in Malaysia and the rest of the world.

Contact us: sales@syokasia.com