Patrick Reed achieved one of golf's greatest feats by winning the Masters this month, but hitting the heights in a different sense with a trip up the Empire State Building was not among his favoured post-tournament obligations.
The American brilliantly held off charges from Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth to claim the green jacket by one stroke at Augusta and claim the first major title of his career.
Reed described the activities following his triumph, including court-side tickets to watch the New York Knicks against the Cleveland Cavaliers, as an "eye-opening" experience, even if one particular excursion at one of the Big Apple's most famous tourist spots was not to his liking.
"It was definitely an eye-opening experience, I don't like heights and went to the top of the Empire State Building so that was interesting!" said Reed ahead of the Zurich Classic, where he will return to action this week.
"The first time sitting court-side at a basketball stadium and at MSG with Chris Rock, Aziz [Ansari], 2 Chainz…all those guys sitting next to you, you're sitting there like 'wow [this is a] pretty cool experience' and watching LeBron [James] and the Cavs play the Knicks was great.
"It's something that someone told me, 'don't expect sleep in New York because there's a lot going on'. It was tiring, but I had a blast and hopefully can do more by winning a lot of tournaments."
Reed, who had to postpone a family vacation to Albany in the Bahamas due to his success in Georgia, has enjoyed the celebrations his achievement has brought, but is now itching to get back to competitive golf.
"It's been great, it's been a lot of fun, it's been tiring, but it's something that has been a good experience," he added.
"But there's nothing like getting back inside the ropes with the guys and competing. It's just something I love to do is compete.
"I don't feel any different, it's just another day at the golf course and trying to take care of playing some golf and just doing my job which is going out playing the best I can.
"I mean it is different – everything that comes with it, the obligations, time management, just a lot of extra stuff you didn't have in the past – it's all great."
14. August 2018
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|Packers QB Rodgers doesn´t regret criticising team-mates|
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13. August 2018
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|Keita living childhood dream after securing Inter switch|
|49ers to sign veteran RB Alfred Morris, Kyle Shanahan says|
|Arnaiz leaves Barcelona for Leganes in €5m deal|
|Tottenham´s move to new stadium delayed|
|Roosters-bound Hall suffers ACL injury|
|Murray suffers Cincinnati defeat to Pouille|
|No Cech mate - Arsenal goalkeeper hits back at Bayer Leverkusen|
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|Veteran Carmelo Anthony pens one-year Rockets deal|
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|World Cup winner Kimpembe extends PSG contract to 2023|
|AC Milan send Locatelli on loan to Sassuolo|
|South Africa´s Etzebeth set for return from injury|
|Rafinha ´very likely´ to stay at Barcelona|
|No dual Ryder Cup role should Woods make USA team, says Furyk|
|Inter complete Keita deal|
|David Silva announces retirement from international football|
|Modric in Real Madrid´s UEFA Super Cup squad amid Inter links|
|Neville hopes Shaw is on to something special after first United goal|
|Unchanged England waiting on Stokes verdict|
|Yates brothers to race Vuelta together|
|Kalinic explains why he rejected World Cup medal|
|Furyk excited to see Woods´ return to form|
|Liverpool ignoring media´s champions chat, says Van Dijk|
|Suspended Smith replaces Kohli as top-ranked Test batsman|
|Tiger fanfare inevitable but it´s time to recognise Koepka as the star he is|
|Dier: Tottenham will shut up transfer critics|
|Fernandes leaves West Ham for Fiorentina on loan|
|´No chance´ Willian would have stayed at Chelsea under Conte|
|Vettel confident he can catch Hamilton|
|Cane dismisses talk of All Blacks limiting haka|
|Zaha promises Palace commitment as contract talks continue|
|Real Madrid defender Odriozola to miss UEFA Super Cup|
|All Blacks wary of Pocock threat|
|Bayern Munich confirm no ligament damage for Alaba|
|Nicklaus hails Koepka´s great year after US PGA triumph|
|Keita ready to ´explode´ at Inter|
|Halep: Stephens makes me a better player|
|Manchester United loan Wilson to Aberdeen|
|Beale backs Hodge to start in Rugby Championship opener|
|Bakayoko arrives for AC Milan medical|
|Australia favourites for Rugby Championship opener, says Hansen|
|Muller hails Lewandowski: That´s why Bayern won´t let him go|
|Allegri eyes Champions League after watching Ronaldo score first Juventus goal|
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|Fekir almost certain to stay at Lyon, says Aulas|
|Tuchel unaware of PSG deal for Kehrer|