A Masters Champ named Bubba

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AUGUSTA, Ga — Bubba Watson won the Masters with a sweet shot on the 2nd playoff hole at Augusta, Sunday.  He outlasted South Africa’s Louie Oosthuizen to capture his first Grand Slam event.

Watson rallied from 4 shots back by making 4 consecutive birdies to pull into a tie with Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open Champ who made just the 4th double-eagle in the 76 year history of the event.

Watson didn’t have a view of the green on that 2nd playoff hole with his 2nd shot from 155 yards away, but he made a sensational shot to set up a two putt par; Oosthuizen missed his par putt.

Both golfers finished regulation tied at 10 under par; Phil Mickelson, who made his 2nd triple-bogey of the tourney-finished 2 strokes off the pace.

Tiger Woods was 5 over par; Steve Stricker came in at plus 7.