AUGUSTA, Ga. — Adam Scott finished the job this time, and put an end to more than a half-century of Australian misery at the Masters.With the two biggest putts of his career, Scott holed a 20-footer for birdie on the 18th hole of regulation that put him into a playoff with Angel Cabrera, and then won his first major championship Sunday with a 12-footer for birdie on the second extra hole. Read More
South African Ernie Els won the British Open by one stroke from Adam Scott on Sunday after the Australian suffered an extraordinary late collapse on an incident-packed final day.
World No. 13 Scott, chasing his first major championship, started the last round with a four-shot lead and seemed to be cruising to victory as he maintained that cushion with six holes to play. Read More
LYTHAM ST ANNES, England — Australian Adam Scott set the pace by matching the course record with a 6-under-par 64 and a steely looking Tiger Woods rattled off four early birdies in a composed first-round 67 at the British Open on Thursday.
Scott conjured up eight birdies in benign conditions at Lytham to finish one ahead of Paul Lawrie, Zach Johnson and Nicolas Colsaerts. Read More