Phil Mickelson Falls Short Of His Fourth Green Jacket
Bubba Watson came out ahead with his first Masters win and walked away Phil Mickelson’s fourth green jacket. In a dramatic playoff which took place at Augusta National, Phil Mickelson fell short of his fourth jacket bid after driving an approach shot deep into the foliage on the fourth hole. One miscalculation or improper swing and Mickelson’s chances of winning his fourth Masters Golf Tournament were kaput.
While Mickelson didn’t take home the win, he did play relatively well as he managed to climb his way back up to where he started after a triple-bogey. Louis Oosthuizen and Watson went head to head in what was a dramatic Masters playoff in which Watson eventually pulled a victory out of a two-putt for par.
With three prior wins and three subsequent green jackets, Mickelson would have to wait until another day to claim his fourth Masters Golf Tournament victory. Perhaps Phil Mickelson went to Krispy Kreme anyways, despite his loss at the 2012 Masters Golf Tournament.
Watson’s victory marks his first major championship win. He played exceptionally well as he managed to hit a hook out of the 10th hole woods and then regain his composure enough to walk away with the playoff win.
Phil Mickelson finished the tournament -8 along with Lee Westwood. The two PGA superstars found themselves trailing closely behind Bubba Watson and Louis Oosthuizen, the first to meet in a Master’s playoff since 2009.
Congratulations to left-handed Bubba Watson who managed to pull his first major championship victory over PGA legends Lee Westwood and Phil Mickelson.