Golf’s most anticipated major championship, the Masters, is here, and every player in the 87-man field is hoping to don the club’s prestigious green jacket on Sunday evening. We’re all looking forward to finding out who becomes the 2019 Masters champion. But who won the 2018 Masters? The answer: Patrick Reed.
In doing so, Patrick Reed joined the likes of some of the game’s most legendary names. Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have all won Masters titles at iconic Augusta National.
Reed finished at 15 under par for four rounds, while Fowler was 14 under par. Finishing behind Reed and Fowler was a who’s-who of the biggest names in golf.
Jordan Spieth had a memorable Sunday charge at the 2018 Masters, shooting eight-under to fall just two shots short of Reed’s lead. Spieth ended the tournament at 13 under in third place. Jon Rahm finished two shots behind him at 11 under par, and two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson was T5 at 9 under par with Rory McIlory, Henrik Stenson and Cameron Smith.
Despite a good closing round of three under par, Tiger Woods finished T32 at the 2018 Masters — one over par for the tournament. Phil Mickelson was even farther back, firing a round of five under par on Sunday to get back to two over for the tournament, which was good enough for T36.
At the 2017 Masters, Sergio Garcia triumphed, defeating Justin Rose in a playoff to earn his first green jacket. For Garcia, it was not only his first Masters title, but also the first major championship victory in his long, storied career.
Garcia finished with a final score of 9 under par. The 2011 Masters champion, Charl Schwartzel, finished in third, while 2013 Masters champion Adam Scott finished T9.
So now if your family or friends ask you, “Who won the 2018 Masters?”, you can impress them with the correct answer.
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