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Published: 12:47 | 12/4/16

Joyous Willett eyes ‘normality’

Yorkshireman aware that life will change

Danny Willett is hoping for "some form of normality" following his Masters triumph at Augusta.

Willett became only the second Englishman to win the tournament when he secured a dramatic victory thanks partly to a final-round collapse by defending champion Jordan Spieth.

The Yorkshireman was greeted by a sea of fans and media personnel on his arrival back in the United Kingdom, just before noon on Tuesday.

"The more you say it and things like this happen (the welcome at Manchester Airport), you start to realise just what we did last week and everything that will go with it," Willett told reporters.

"Hopefully we'll just take it in our stride and enjoy what we've done."

When asked whether it will be difficult to be regularly recognised by members of the public, Willett replied: "Yes and no - when you're on the Tour, it happens anyway.

"It (the Masters triumph) does change things a little bit, in normal walks of life, but hopefully not too much so that we can still have some form of normality."

In terms of what he eyes in his immediate golfing future, now being a major champion, Willett said that it will be a matter of one task at a time.

"We'll just keep doing what we've doing, ticking the boxes that we said we would, and we're trying to get better every time that we go out to work," added the affable Sheffield native. "That's all you can do.

"If, along the way, fortunately you play some good golf and win more tournaments, that's fantastic. But we're just doing the things that we have been doing, which are obviously working, and hope that everything continues."

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