Carl Schwartzel Rallies To Win The Masters
Carl Schwartzel birdied his final four holes, on Sunday, to win the Masters, at Augusta National Golf Club. The Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com, has the story, below.
Charl Schwartzel of South Africa celebrates his two-stroke victory at the 2011 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2011 in Augusta, Georgia.
The finishing touch of a most amazing Masters was Charl Schwartzel slipping into a green jacket. Until that moment late Sunday afternoon, everything else at Augusta National was up for grabs.
The roars came from everywhere, for everyone, and never stopped.
Tiger Woods made up a seven-shot deficit in nine holes — too bad it was the front nine. Geoff Ogilvy ran off five straight birdies. Rory McIlroy matched the greatest collapse in Masters history with a stretch of holes not even Greg Norman would want to watch.