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Justin Rose, of England, reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament, Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 09, 2017 - 9:24 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — As soon as the putt slipped past the cup on the first playoff hole, Justin Rose knew it was over. He took off his cap and stood to the side of the green, resigned to his fate. Not two hours earlier, it looked like the Masters was his for the taking. Now, all Rose could do was...
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Justin Rose, of England, right, watches as Sergio Garcia, of Spain, reacts after making his birdie putt on the 18th green to win the Masters golf tournament after a playoff Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 09, 2017 - 8:19 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Sergio Garcia finally showed he has what it takes to win a major, and he has a green jacket to prove it. Needing his best golf on just about every shot in the final hour at the Masters, Garcia overcame a two-shot deficit with six holes to play and beat Justin Rose in a sudden-...
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Sergio Garcia, of Spain, reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 09, 2017 - 7:34 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the final round of the Masters on Sunday (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Sergio Garcia has won the first major championship of his career with a dramatic, sudden-death victory over Justin Rose at the Masters. Garcia finally broke through in his 71st major as a...
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Sergio Garcia, of Spain, reacts in front of Justin Rose, of England, after making an eagle putt on the 15th hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 09, 2017 - 6:58 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the final round of the Masters on Sunday (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose are tied for the lead heading to the 72nd hole of the Masters. Rose gave up the advantage when he failed to get up and down from a bunker in front of the 17th green...
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Matt Kuchar reacts after his hole in one on the 16th hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 09, 2017 - 5:29 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the final round of the Masters on Sunday (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Matt Kuchar has made a hole-in-one at the 16th hole to give himself an improbable shot at his first major title. Kuchar sent the crowd into a frenzy when he aced a 7-iron at the 170-yard hole...
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Ernie Els of South Africa, walks to the second green during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 09, 2017 - 1:55 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the final round of the Masters on Sunday (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Ernie Els may have hit his final shot at the Masters. If so, the Big Easy hardly went out with a flourish. Playing with a marker in the first group, Els posted a 6-over 78 Sunday and will likely...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 file photo, Bernhard Langer of Germany hits on the 13th hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Augusta National’s colorful, blooming azaleas are mostly missing this Masters, victims of a warmer than usual winter and sudden March cold snap. The bursts of pink and white are as much a part of the tournament as Magnolia Lane and the champion’s green jacket. This time, though, the flowering plants and shrubs could not survive the confluence of strange weather, leaving TV viewers, competitors and patrons longing for the vibrant display. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
April 09, 2017 - 3:38 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A short stroll down Augusta National's back nine is all it takes to see that something is missing at this Masters. A look past the fairways and greens, and it quickly becomes apparent: The abundance of eye-catching, colorful plants have been replaced by dullish, green, spent...
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Justin Rose, of England, tips his hat on the 18th hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 09, 2017 - 2:53 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Justin Rose sounded more like a golf fan planning out his Sunday TV schedule than a co-leader at the Masters prepping for the final round. There's Jordan Spieth, who "obviously has a special relationship the Masters," Rose said. And Rickie Fowler, who will "be all up for it...
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Sergio Garcia, of Spain, hits from a hill on the 13th hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 08, 2017 - 9:41 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Justin Rose had a back-nine charge so common at Augusta National. Sergio Garcia finally caught a good break in a major. Jordan Spieth got his name high on those famous white leaderboards, the only spot he has ever occupied on the weekend at the Masters. Saturday had something...
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Sergio Garcia, of Spain, hits from a hill on the 13th hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 08, 2017 - 7:41 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Justin Rose charged from behind on the back nine at Augusta National. Sergio Garcia received the kind of break that allowed him to wonder if maybe the golfing gods are finally on his side after all these years. They wound up tied for the lead Saturday on a tense afternoon that...
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