Adam Scott drained a 12-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday, defeating Angel Cabrera to become the first Australian to win the Masters.
Jason Day emerged from an afternoon of golfing misfortune Friday, including a very bad break suffered by Tiger Woods, to take a one-shot lead at the Masters.
Golf's first major event of the year begins Thursday with the center of attention being a player who has gone five years without winning a premier event.
World No. 1 Tiger Woods will be paired with Luke Donald and Scott Piercy in the first two rounds of the 2013 Masters, opening Thursday in Augusta.
Martin Laird's victory at the Texas Open moved him up 61 places to No. 56 in the men's world golf rankings.
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Tiger Woods rode a 7-under 65 into the lead in Friday's play at the WGC Cadillac Championship in Florida.
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Tiger Woods had nine birdies en route to a 6-under-par 66 Thursday and was among five players sharing the lead at the WGC Cadillac Championship in Florida.
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