2020 Masters Leaderboard, Winner: Dustin Johnson Takes Green, Jacket In Historic, Record Style
Dustin Johnson polished a historic tour of the 54th Masters on Sunday, turning 68 in the final round with his first green jacket and his second career victory in a major championship. Johnson’s victory came on a heel Setting the record 54-hole speed After he released 65s in two of his first three rounds of the week.
His final score of 268 (-20) is the lowest in Masters history and the lowest score in any major championship.
Johnson played all but one of the Round 3 boogie on Saturday, but stumbled out of the gates early Sunday morning, bothering Nos. 4 and 5. But as he did throughout the week, Johnson showed his talent by playing the final 13 holes boogie-free, creating birds on the 6th, 8th, 13th, 14th and 15th and traveling comfortably to his lead and victory.
His five-stroke victory was the biggest since Tiger Woods’ 12-stroke victory lap at the 1997 Masters.
Runner-up finishers Sungje Im and Cameron Smith kept things interesting until late Sunday. I recorded the lowest score of a player in his Masters debut, and Smith became the first golfer in Masters history to record four rounds in the 60s.
Still, Johnson’s brilliance is undeniable. He closed into the weekend at 11 through his final 36 holes, and he tactically tore up the challenge of Augusta National, setting a masters record for most greens in order in at least the last 35 years. Justin Ray.
For Johnson, who previously won a major championship at the 2016 US Open, it was a recovery performance. He finished or finished second in major championships on four separate occasions, including finishing D2 at the Masters last year.
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