There's a reason no rookie has won the Masters in the 35 years since Fuzzy Zoeller pulled it off.
As the errant shots began to pile up, Jordan Spieth swung his club angrily and spewed out his frustration for everyone to hear.
Jordan Spieth learned the lessons that many high-profile Masters rookies have faced through the years.
Bubba Watson forced a switch in momentum in a two-hole stretch midway through the final round Sunday and went on to capture his second Masters championship in three years, a 3-stroke victory over Jordan Spieth and Jonas Blixt.
Adam Scott came up short in his bid to join an elite group at the Masters on Sunday, and he put most of the blame on his putter. The Australian was trying to become just the fourth player to win consecutive Masters titles (Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo and Tiger Woods all have accomplished that), but Scott never got going after a 69 on Thursday. He finished with rounds of 72-76-72 to end up at 1-over-par 289.
Mexico's Carlos Ortiz won the El Bosque Mexico Championship on Sunday for his second Web.com Tour victory of the season.
Russell Henley likes the steps he is taking in his young PGA Tour career. And he thinks his play at the Masters was a big one in the right direction.
Carlos Ortiz carded a 4-under 68 on Sunday to claim a 2-stroke victory at the El Bosque Mexico Championship.
No cellphones. No video screens. No electronic scoreboards.
Adam Scott wrapped up his title defense on Sunday with an even-par 72 to finish the 78th Masters at 1-over-par 289.
The Masters will distribute a record $9 million in prize money.
One of golf's most exciting players squeezed most of the drama out of the Masters on Sunday. That's just fine with Bubba Watson.
Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth share the 54- hole lead at the season's first major and have plenty going against them in the final round.
I've heard some of my golf purist buddies say this past week that the Masters is still the Masters even without Tiger Woods, which is about as ludicrous as saying Thanksgiving is still Thanksgiving even without the turkey.
It's impossible not to notice the differences between Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth.
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