Golf: Ángel Cabrera wins 2009 Masters Tournament
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Cabrera, who gained international attentional with a win at the 2007 U.S. Open, shot a 12-under-par over 72 holes to force a playoff with Americans Perry and Chad Campbell. With a pair of 68s in the first two rounds, Cabrera sat in third place, one stroke behind leaders Perry and Campbell. In the third round, Cabrera shot a 69 to share the lead with Perry, before shooting a 71 on Sunday to end the day at 12-under-par.
In the first playoff hole, Perry and Cabrera both shot pars, while Campbell dropped out after missing his par shot. In the second playoff hole, Perry hit his second shot off the green, and Cabrera was able to two-putt his way to victory.