Scott beats Cabrera in a playoff at Augusta

Scott beats Cabrera in a playoff at Augusta

April 14th, 2013 by David Uchiyama in Sportsgolf

Adam Scott, of Australia, celebrates after a birdie putt on the 18th green during the fourth round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2013, in Augusta, Ga. Scott won the Masters.

Photo by Associated Press/Times Free Press.

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Adam Scott won the Masters by making a birdie on the second playoff against Angel Cabrera.

Scott became the first Australian golfer to win a green jacket. He and Cabrera shot 9-under 279 with both making a birdie on the final hole of regulation.

They both parred the first playoff hole before Scott pured in a 12-foot putt on the second playoff hole.

Jason Day finished in third place at 7 under. Tiger Woods and Marc Leishman tied for fifth. Brandt Snedeker and Thorbjorn Olesen tied for sixth.

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