The 86th master The tournament ended on Sunday and we have a new owner of the green jacket.
Masters 2022: everything you need to know
World #1 Scottie Scheffler won his first Masters title, shooting a -10 and earning a wire-to-wire victory over main contenders Cameron Smith and Rory McIlroy. He went into the finals as the tournament leader after finishing 1-under on Saturday, overall good for 9-under, and continued his dominance on Sunday with a -1 performance in the afternoon.
Five-time winner Tiger Woodsout of contention since his devastating car accident 14 months ago, went into round four tied for 41st at 7-over par after shooting 6-over par Round 3 on Saturday2-over-par in Round 2 on Friday and 1-under par in Round 1 on Thursday.
Here are the top moments from Sunday’s fourth and final lap (with Woods’ lap leading the way!).
To the day
17 years ago today, Tiger Woods’ legendary chip on the 16th hole helped him win the 2005 Masters, his fourth win at Augusta. It quickly became one of the most iconic shots in golf history.
preferably on Sunday
On his final afternoon in Augusta, Tiger donned his iconic red polo shirt and black pants, the outfit he’s worn to every Sunday Masters outing since he was a teenager.
Tiger Woods started his third hole with a 335-yard drive, only to pull himself within 150 yards of the hole on his second attempt. After two putts for par, Tiger was -1 in the afternoon and +6 over the weekend, tied for 37th.
Weekend slide continues
The clock in Tiger Woods’ Cinderella story struck midnight this weekend as he made more personal history for all the wrong reasons. Woods played holes 4, 5 and 6 for the first time in his Masters career on Sunday.
tip of the cap
Tiger Woods sank the putt for par on the 18th hole to a standing ovation from the Augusta National crowd. Woods finished +6 in the afternoon and +13 at the tournament but impressed many by qualifying for the weekend’s game after surviving a near-fatal car crash just 14 months ago.
THE REST OF THE FIELD
Late push by Henley
After starting the afternoon at +3, Russell Henley finished 14th with three straight birdies and a -5 aggregate through the first nine Sundays.
So close to the albatross
Harry Higgs almost sank his second shot on the par 5, instead tapping into it to put Eagle through four holes.
Strong start for Rory
Rory Mcllroy stormed into the top 10 and entered the tournament with a birdie to open the round.
Lee into the top 4!
Masters debutant Min Woo Lee put together a wonderful afternoon, shooting a -6 through the front nine holes to finish in tied sixth place and start a wonderful outside shot at the title.
Smith opened with a statement birdie
Cameron Smith started his Sunday with a nice birdie that he took within two strokes of Scheffler (-9) after the leader tapped for par.
Smith lost two consecutive birdies, improving to -8 for the tournament and moving to first place with 16 holes remaining in a single shot.
From the green, Scheffler shot his chip off the flag for a clutch birdie on the bench. Smith then tapped Bogey to restore Scheffler’s three-stroke advantage.
Rory stays hot on back nine
After a flawless -3 on the back nine, McIlroy sunk consecutive birdies on holes 10 and 11 to improve to -4 for the tournament and sit just two shots adrift of second place.
Scheffler stroked another birdie to match Smith on the seventh hole. At -11, Scheffler was nearing the end of the front nine with a commanding four-stroke lead.
Eagle for Rory
McIlroy continued his remarkable Masters Sunday with his second Eagle of the afternoon on the 13th hole. Rory improved to -7 in the afternoon, -6 during the tournament and just a shot behind Smith in second place.
Nine down, nine to go
Entering the final nine holes, Scottie Scheffler enjoys a commanding four shot lead, a lead better than his lead after Round 3.
Leading two bogey on 10th
Scheffler and Smith both missed key putts on the 10th hole to maintain Scheffler’s four-stroke advantage. McIlroy tied for second place while Smith tapped in at -6 for par.
Smith into the water on 12
After an excellent birdie to pull to three on the 11th hole, Smith sent his drive into the water on the next hole. Scheffler extended his lead to four shots after losing a 15-foot putt for par, while Smith slipped to third place at -4 after a brutal triple bogey on 12.
Rory from the bunker!
With a 64, McIlroy equaled the record for the lowest score in a Masters finals round with an incredible birdie from the bunker. Rory finished the afternoon at -8 and the tournament at -7, waiting for Scheffler to finish his last five rounds.
“I’ll make you one better, Rory!”
Collin Morikawa sank a birdie chip shot from the same bunker McIlroy had made moments earlier. He finished his round with a temporary tie for third place at -4.
Scheffler extended the lead on April 14
Scheffler missed a birdie putt on the 14th hole to extend his lead over McIlroy to four shots and get closer to his first Masters title.
Scheffler could taste it. After an almost flawless Masters Sunday, the American led by five shots into the final hole.
Scottie Scheffler, Masters Champion
The crowd cheered Scheffler as the world No. 1 finally double bogeyed after two missed putts from close range and secured his first Masters title.
I put on the green jacket
2021 champion Hideki Matsuyama donned the green jacket to Scheffler, this year’s champion, at the iconic ceremony on Sunday afternoon.
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