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2011 Masters

Recap and Scores for the 2011 Masters Tournament

Charl Schwartzel birdied his last four holes to close with a 66 and win the 2011 Masters Tournament by two strokes.

It was a wild final round, with third-round leader Rory McIlroy falling apart; Tiger Woods charging; Adam Scott, Jason Day and Geoff Ogilvy each trying to become the first Australian to win The Masters. Luke Donald, 2009 Masters winner Angel Cabrera and K.J. Choi had chances, too, and were in it until very late.

McIlroy had a 4-stroke lead after three rounds, with Schwartzel among those in second. But McIlroy started slow before completely collapsing with a triple-bogey on No. 10 that was even worse than it sounds. He visited parts of Augusta National never before seen on television; then McIlroy followed with a bogey and a double-bogey. He finished with an 80 and tied for 15th.

Meanwhile, Woods had blistered the front nine with a 5-under 31, reaching 10-under and sharing the lead at various points on the back nine. And Woods hit some great shots on the back nine, but let several opportunities slip away and couldn't get his score any lower. He finished at 278, tied for fourth.

Tied with Woods in fourth was Ogilvy, the 2006 U.S. Open winner, who, like Woods, started the day seven strokes off the lead and closed with a 67.

As noted, no Australian through the 2011 Masters had ever won this tournament. Scott and Day, playing together in the third-to-last group, shot 68 and 67 respectively to finish at 12-under 276.

Schwartzel, meanwhile, was steady all day. And then he reached the 15th hole and went on his closing run of four straight birdies. As he stood on the final tee, Schwartzel held a 1-stroke lead. Nerves? Not from this South African, not on this day. He hit a great drive, an excellent approach, and then closed out the victory with a birdie.

2011 Masters Final Scores
Results from the 2011 Masters golf tournament played at the par-72 Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (a-amateur):

Charl Schwartzel 69-71-68-66--274 $1,440,000
Adam Scott 72-70-67-67--276 $704,000
Jason Day 72-64-72-68--276 $704,000
Geoff Ogilvy 69-69-73-67--278 $306,667
Tiger Woods 71-66-74-67--278 $306,667
Luke Donald 72-68-69-69--278 $306,667
Angel Cabrera 71-70-67-71--279 $268,000
K.J. Choi 67-70-71-72--280 $240,000
Bo Van Pelt 73-69-68-70--280 $240,000
Ryan Palmer 71-72-69-70--282 $216,000
Lee Westwood 72-67-74-70--283 $176,000
Edoardo Molinari 74-70-69-70--283 $176,000
Justin Rose 73-71-71-68--283 $176,000
Steve Stricker 72-70-71-70--283 $176,000
Ross Fisher 69-71-71-73--284 $128,000
Brandt Snedeker 69-71-74-70--284 $128,000
Trevor Immelman 69-73-73-69--284 $128,000
Fred Couples 71-68-72-73--284 $128,000
Rory McIlroy 65-69-70-80--284 $128,000
Martin Laird 74-69-69-73--285 $93,200
Ryo Ishikawa 71-71-73-70--285 $93,200
Y.E. Yang 67-72-73-73--285 $93,200
Ricky Barnes 68-71-75-71--285 $93,200
Jim Furyk 72-68-74-72--286 $70,400
Gary Woodland 69-73-74-70--286 $70,400
David Toms 72-69-73-72--286 $70,400
Ian Poulter 74-69-71-73--287 $53,250
Alvaro Quiros 65-73-75-74--287 $53,250
Miguel Angel Jimenez 71-73-70-73--287 $53,250
Robert Karlsson 72-70-74-71--287 $53,250
a-Hideki Matsuyama 72-73-68-74--287  
Phil Mickelson 70-72-71-74--287 $53,250
Charley Hoffman 74-69-72-72--287 $53,250
Matt Kuchar 68-75-69-75--287 $53,250
Sergio Garcia 69-71-75-73--288 $41,200
Alex Cejka 72-71-75-70--288 $41,200
Ryan Moore 70-73-72-73--288 $41,200
Bubba Watson 73-71-67-78--289 $35,200
Dustin Johnson 74-68-73-74--289 $35,200
Paul Casey 70-72-76-71--289 $35,200
Rickie Fowler 70-69-76-74--289 $35,200
Bill Haas 74-70-74-72--290 $30,400
Steve Marino 74-71-72-73--290 $30,400
Kyung-Tae Kim 70-75-78-68--291 $27,200
Jeff Overton 73-72-72-74--291 $27,200
Nick Watney 72-72-75-73--292 $25,600
Aaron Baddeley 75-70-74-74--293 $23,200
Ernie Els 75-70-76-72--293 $23,200
Camilo Villegas 70-75-73-76--294 $20,800

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