Scottie Scheffler secures his second Masters golf title as world number one | Golf News

Scottie Scheffler secures his second Masters golf title as world number one | Golf News

The 27-year-old golfer closed with a 68 to secure his second green jacket at Augusta National in a dominant performance. Top-ranked Scottie Scheffler outperformed his competitors in a back-nine shootout, clinching his second Masters title with a four-stroke victory at Augusta National.

Scheffler, who also won the green jacket in 2022, earned a record $3.6 million top prize following an intense battle on Sunday with Collin Morikawa, Max Homa from the United States, and Sweden’s Ludvig Aberg, who impressed with his major debut. “I can’t express what it means to win this tournament again,” Scheffler said.

During the final stretch, Scheffler birdied three of the last six holes, finishing the 72 holes over the iconic 7,555-yard layout on 11-under 277. Aberg shot a 69 to secure second place with a total score of 281. Two-time major champion Morikawa closed with a 74 to share third place with Homa and England’s Tommy Fleetwood at 284.

Scheffler emphasized his efforts to stay calm and patient on the course, making key shots and putts that helped him maintain his momentum throughout the round. With this victory, Scheffler joined Tiger Woods as the only player to win the Masters twice while holding the top spot in the world rankings.

At 27, Scheffler became the fourth-youngest multiple Masters winner in history, following Woods, Jack Nicklaus, and the late Seve Ballesteros. Homa praised Scheffler as an amazing golfer, highlighting his impressive skill on the course. Despite only having five Masters starts, Scheffler now has two green jackets, solidifying his status as a top contender in the world of golf.

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