This Masters Had Everything

This Masters Had Everything

Well, that was something. Never saw anything like it.

For the 75th Masters Tournament, there was literally a little bit of everything.

There was a Nicklausian charge by the best golfer of the generation, Tiger Woods.

There was a Normanesque collapse by the 54-hole leader, Rory McIlroy.

There was unequivocal evidence of the Par-3 jinx intervening with Luke Donald.

There were a trio of Australians trying desperately to break their nation's Masters drought.

There was a 10-player pileup on the second nine Sunday with eight of them at some point holding a share of the lead.

There were eagles and birdies and triples and doubles.

There were roars and groans.

And ultimately there was a young South African -- who escaped work on his family's chicken farm to play golf -- starting out the day with a chip-in and a hole-out and finishing with four consecutive birdies to rise above the mayhem and win a green jacket.

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