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Masters 2022: Scottie Scheffler wears his first green jersey

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Scottie Scheffler caught Cameron Smith and didn’t fly on Rory McIlroy’s fourth night to win the Masters tournament on Sunday with his first green jersey.

Scheffler and Smith were among the leaders going into the final round before the New Jersey native pulled Smith into the final stages of the tournament.

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AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 10: Scottie Scheffler plays his shot from tee 12 during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2022 in Augusta, Georgia.
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Hideki Matsuyama will be wearing the green shirt over Scheffler in the post -round performance.

“I’m lucky to have put myself in a position where I keep competing today so I don’t have to worry about what someone else is doing on the outside. It’s just like I’m going to get the job done. .That’s the goal today, to keep my head down, ”Scheffler told CBS’ Jim Nantz.

With Tiger Woods back in the minds of every player going into the event, Scheffler was able to shoot 69 in the first round, 67 in the second round and 71 in the third round. with the fourth.

Hideki Matsuyama, of Japan, helped Scottie Scheffler put on the green jersey after winning the 86th Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga.

Hideki Matsuyama, of Japan, helped Scottie Scheffler put on the green jersey after winning the 86th Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga.
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He put up a 10-under par in the win.

The Masters win was his first major win and came after he took the No. 1 spot from Jon Rahm days before the event. Scheffler defeated Patrick Cantlay at the WM Phoenix Open in February and won the Arnold Palmer Invitational and WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play last month.

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He finished last year’s Masters recorded for 18th and tied for 19th in 2020. His best finish in any major was recorded for fourth at the 2020 PGA Championship.

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 10: Scottie Scheffler scored a shot in the second ninth during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2022 in Augusta, Georgia.

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 10: Scottie Scheffler scored a shot in the second ninth during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2022 in Augusta, Georgia.
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Scheffler had some amazing shots at the start of the round and always put himself in a good position for a birdie or batting. He had four birds, rescued 12 times, got one bogey and one double bogey – in the second 18 as the world waited for him to finish the tournament.

Scheffler didn’t flinch as McIlroy started to get steam.

McIlroy finished second at the Masters. He finished with a 7-yard touchdown run and shot a 64 in the final round. He hit an amazing shot from the bunker for a bird.

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 10: Scottie Scheffler plays his shot from the fifth and Cameron Smith of Australia watches during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2022 in Augusta, Georgia.

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – APRIL 10: Scottie Scheffler plays his shot from the fifth and Cameron Smith of Australia watches during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2022 in Augusta, Georgia.
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Smith has been as fiery as Scheffler through the competition so far. He tripled the second 12 and fell from there. He couldn’t catch Scheffler in the last six holes.

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