2014 Masters roundup: Bubba Watson wins second Masters
All the commentary, photos, attire, and tweets you can handle from the greatest golf day of the year.
Kyle Porter's best highlights, news, Tweets, photos and other fun stuff from Sunday's final round at Augusta National. Hope you enjoy.
Your 2014 Masters Champion at 8-under... Bubba Watson! pic.twitter.com/l7fClnztrj— Eye on Golf (@EyeOnGolf) April 13, 2014
6:45 PM: Fantastic way to end our four-day live blog. It's been an absolute blast this week, you guys.
I'm off to Nevada Bob's to buy some left handed clubs - seems like the secret around this place #Lefties— Luke Donald (@LukeDonald) April 13, 2014
6:30 PM: Fun day from Jordan Spieth but he needs to lose the "I just missed that shot by a yard but I'm going to react like I shanked it into the water" antics he learned from Tiger.
6:29 PM: The thought of Bubba Watson ever thinking he's getting too much attention is quite funny.
6:19 PM: Hah.
Has Bubba left the tee box to get his hovercraft? Love to see him hover over the water to the green. Lovely.— Tweeter Alliss (@TweeterAlliss) April 13, 2014
6:14 PM: I have dubbed him Error Jordan on this day.
6:11 PM: Well he tried to. Why is Bubba going for the green from the woods on No. 15? Does he know he's leading the Masters?
6:00 PM: Unless Bubba Watson hits it in the water 29 times on No. 15 this thing is toast. Get him fitted for that new jacket.
5:47 PM: Incredible tweet. And under pressure!
This is Ted Scott's to lose at this point.— Adam Sarson (@Adam_Sarson) April 13, 2014
5:44 PM: This thing is over.
5:40 PM: Bubba just hit a drive LOL yards on No. 13. Baby wedge to the green. Is this thing on the edge?
5:28 PM: Man-sized bogey from Spieth on No. 12 after rinsing his tee shot. If he ends up winning this thing, that'll be the reason why.
5:13 PM: Golf shots everywhere. Spieth and Bubba just hit two crazy good shots on No. 11.
5:03 PM: Miguel Angel Jimenez just grabbed his chest and did some sort of "heart beating out of his chest" motion to the crowd. It was so glorious.
4:55 PM: Interesting insight here from Hunter Mahan:
Augusta National did an incredible job with the course this week. It seemed they slowed the greens down just a tad to allow for more birdies— Hunter Mahan (@HunterMahan) April 13, 2014
4:54 PM: Spieth needs to turn this thing around soon. It feels like it's slipping away a little bit.
4:51 PM: This is incredible:
.@NCAA The Masters people are about to share a bunch of money with a 20 year old athlete haha are they high— Fake Bo Pelini (@FauxPelini) April 13, 2014
4:45 PM: Hating.
For all the fawning and reverence paid to the Masters...this isn't stirring to me. Sorry. Miss tiger. Hate away.— Colin Cowherd (@ESPN_Colin) April 13, 2014
4:33 PM: The Masters has started:
People groggy, just waking up from Tiger's pool party yesterday. Can't tell if Jason Dufner is sleeping or awake. No real way to tell.— Dan Jenkins (@danjenkinsgd) April 13, 2014
4:23 PM: I did too:
Just saw Drake in @JordanSpieth gallery inside the ropes— Jeff Munneke (@MinnesotaMunn) April 13, 2014
4:21 PM: Couples into the drink on No. 11. It was fun, Fred. It always is. Until next year...
4:16 PM: Spieth has nine putts thru seven holes, which seems good.
4:09 PM: Spieth birdies No. 7, this is getting ridiculous.
4:07 PM: Matt Kuchar working on his bowling pose:
4:03 PM: This is pretty funny:
It's great having the twitter @masters. I'm getting all kinds of secret golf information now that the tournament is underway!— Steve Masters (@masters) April 10, 2014
3:50 PM: "Where's Tiger?" -Zero people
3:56 PM: Bubba is playing the par 3s under par. That's not a good sign for The Kid.
3:54 PM: Spieth is basically tearing down flagsticks at this point. He's clearly submitting to the Sunday pressure.
3:43 PM: This photo of Augusta is pretty phenomenal:
3:41 PM: Yikes.
Now trending: Jordan "Speith" and "Ricky" Fowler. Good job, good effort.— Jason Sobel (@JasonSobelGC) April 13, 2014
3:36 PM: Ian Poulter looks like Jonas Blixt and Rickie Fowler's closets threw up on him.
3:32 PM: Spieth just chipped in at No. 4 and led by three for a minute until Bubba made a birdie as well. This is elite stuff.
3:26 PM: Welp, all of a sudden Spieth leads by two over everyone. Kuchar just had a hideous double bogey.
3:13 PM: Kuchar joins him. This is too much to take. Rory is Rory-ing. Couples is hanging.
3:09 PM: Spieth, alone. My goodness.
3:05 PM: This is basically Jimenez saying "I give zero Fs":
2:59 PM: Do caddies have to rake the bunkers if they're on the last group of the tournament? Seems unnecessary.
2:57 PM: This was pretty hilarious:
2:55 PM: I'm not convinced Spieth is going to hit a fairway today. Missed the first two and both were ugly.
2:49 PM: Rickie is putting like his buddy Bubba did yesterday. Just three-putted the 2nd from six feet.
2:47 PM: Or not. That was a ridiculous second shot by Spieth at the first. He needed it, too, to get back on track.
2:41 PM: Spieth might be in for an 81.
2:39 PM: Final pairing is off, the 2014 Masters has almost begun.
2:30 PM: I'm already nervous. I might not make it another five hours.
2:22 PM: Fred Couples just birdied the first two holes. He's two back. This is getting real.
2:17 PM: I love players offering commentary on the tournament. Today, Luke Donald is up:
I quite like Rickie to make a run, he made 9 birdies and an eagle in practice, he'll just need to avoid the big number that always lurks.— Luke Donald (@LukeDonald) April 13, 2014
2:05 PM: Fred Couples just birdied No. 1. I don't know if the National is big enough for all the emotion. My gosh. Your thoughts, Mr. Nantz?
2:04 PM: Caroline Wozniacki ditched the pink hair. I can also barely see her face behind that ring.
2:03 PM: I see that Nantz is ALL IN on Spieth. Makes two of us.
2:01 PM: This is a fantastic shot. I love that hat:
1:59 PM: Hello, Jim.
1:44 PM: Welp, this is crazy:
April 13, 1997 - 13th ranked player in world, @TigerWoods becomes youngest Masters winner. Today's the 13th. Spieth's rank: 13.— Justin Ray (@JRayESPNGolf) April 13, 2014
1:39 PM: Bubba sandwiched his final-round 68 in 2012 with a 77 and a 78 the other two years. He's only broken par once in the final round.
1:34 PM: Some really good final round Masters stats in this Golf Channel piece.
1:22 PM: Every 17 years the "youngest Masters champion ever" record has been broken. On this date, too:
1:13 PM: Here's Jordan Spieth on what he expects today: "I don’t think I’ve ever had a round where I’ve been nervous on every single swing, shot and putt. I’m sure that will happen (Sunday), but hopefully, I can channel it positively and stay grounded, stay cool and see what happens."
1:03 PM: This should win a green jacket:
12:57 PM: Spieth and his caddie told Bubba Watson on Saturday at the range that they'd see him in the final group on Sunday. They were joking, I think. Either way, baller.
12:55 PM: Amen Corner feed is live, about to strap in for the best six-hour ride of the year.
12:23 PM: Best day in sports? I could be talked into it..
12:04 PM: I was reading about Tiger's 1997 win last night (because of Spieth). I forgot how dominant he was. It was truly masterful stuff -- not sure we'll ever see anything like it ever again.
11:37 AM: Verne's best calls at the Masters? All of it.
11:34 AM: Cool shot of Bubba Watson on the 17th hole on Saturday:
11:26 AM: A reminder.
#Masters Champions: every one inside top-4 at start of rd4 since 1990; every one within 3 shots of the lead at start of rd4 since 1997.— Stanley (@Golf_Stats) April 13, 2014
11:23 AM: Hello, friends. Are you ready for the greatest day of the golf season?
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