The American maintained his performance at the end of the tournament and took the title with a total of 10 under.
The American scottie schefflerwho just two weeks ago was ranked number one in the world, culminating in his impressive climb on the circuit after covering the Augusta Masters and wore the green jacket.
The 25-year-old is covered like this his first majorwhich crowns a good moment since, until February of the current year, he never won a title as a professional. Two months later, Scheffler He has four under his belt: the Phoenix Open, the Arnold Palmer Invitational, the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play and now the Augusta Masters.
Scheffler had already positioned himself as leader on Friday, after a day of chaos and strong gusts of wind. From there, he maintained his leadership with tremendous solvency to win the title 10 under par overall (278 strokes).
Second place in Augusta went to the Northern Irishman Rory McIlroywho had a brilliant -8 on the last daybut that was just enough to stay three strokes from Scheffler. “I can’t really say what it means to me to win this tournament. It is an honor to be in this field. I have nothing more to say but thank youScheffler said after wearing the green jacket in Augusta.
Tiger Woods will do more after his return to Augusta: confirmed presence for the British Open
Undoubtedly, one of the main focuses of the whole Augusta Masters This is the official return of Tiger Woods to the circuitafter missing 14 months after the serious car accident he suffered.
The historic American golfer ended up with 78 hits (six over par) in the final round and a total of 301 (+13). Beyond his performance, for Woods, the balance is very positive at 47 years old: “When I got to the tournament, I had the same doubts as everyone, but it was surprising. Playing in this tournament, with huge public support, was incredible. It wasn’t my best performance, but I had everyone’s support. I have good prospects for what is to come“.
Exactly what was to come for Woods the british is openfrom July 14 to 17, though he admitted that will only play a few tournaments throughout the year: “I will no longer play the full schedule. I’m only going to good championships. I don’t know if I will play in the Southern Hills (where the PGA Championship will be held), but I was in Saint Andrews, because it is the home of golf and my favorite course in the world“.
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