2013 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

The 2013 Masters was the 77th time the tournament was played. Adam Scott, who was previously a frequent choice in discussions about the best golfer without a win in a major, finally got his first win in a major. And he was the first Australian golfer ever to win The Masters.

Winner: Adam Scott, 279

Where it was played: Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia

Tournament dates: April 11-14, 2013

Leader after first round: Sergio Garcia and Marc Leishman, 66

Leader after second round: Jason Day, 138

Leader after third round: Angel Cabrera and Brandt Snedeker, 209

What Happened at the 2013 Masters Tournament

Adam Scott became the first Australian golfer to win The Masters — improving on his own second-place finish in 2011 — by beating previous Masters winner Angel Cabrera in a playoff.

For Scott, it was his ninth career PGA Tour victory, and his first major championship victory in his 49th time playing in one of the four professional majors. Cabrera had only two PGA Tour wins entering the tournament — but both of them were majors, including the 2009 Masters that he won in a playoff.

But here, Cabrera was the playoff loser. Scott and Cabrera were tied at 8-under as both played the 72nd hole, Scott on the green and Cabrera in the fairway. So Cabrera had a great view of Scott's 20-foot birdie putt to finish at 9-under 279, and knew he had to birdie himself to force a playoff.

Cabrera played a fantastic approach to a couple feet from the pin and knocked in the short putt to tie Scott. The two golfers proceeded to a sudden-death playoff, starting on Augusta's 18th hole. Both parred.

They moved on to the second extra hole (Augusta's No. 10). Both hit great approach shots. Cabrera's 15-foot putt just missed, stopping about an inch from dropping into the cup.

Scott then putted from 12 feet, and his putt was pure. When it dropped in the cup, he threw his arms in the air in celebration as the 2013 Masters champion.

Two other things will be well-remembered about the 2013 Masters. First, a 14-year-old amateur not only played in the tournament, but made the cut, the youngest to accomplish both feats. Tianlang Guan, from China, opened with a 73 and added a 75 to make the cut on the number. Then he added weekend rounds of 77 and 75, finishing at 12-over 300, in 58th place. He lowered the record for youngest to make the cut in a major by almost two years.

And second: The Tiger Woods ruling. Woods was in contention, three behind midway leader Jason Day, after two rounds.

He signed for a 71 in the second round. But a rules incident arose around his actions on the 15th hole in the second round. Woods' approach into the par-5 green hit the flagstick and bounced back into the water. He walked back to the spot of the shot and dropped to re-play the shot with a 1-stroke penalty. But Woods later revealed in a post-round interview that he dropped about two yards behind the original spot, rather than "as nearly as possible" the original spot as called for by Rule 26-1. That meant Woods played from a wrong spot, and a 2-stroke penalty.

But Woods didn't realize his mistake on Friday, and nobody from The Masters' rules committee notified him of the problem until Saturday morning — long after he had signed what was, in retrospect, an incorrect scorecard.

A controvery arose over whether Woods would be disqualified, but in the end he was assessed the 2-stroke penalty and allowed to continue playing under then-Rule 33-7 (committee's discretion to waive disqualification).

The penalty dropped Woods from three behind the leaders to five back. And although he shot two rounds under par on the weekend, he never threatened the leaders over those final two rounds.

Cabrera and Brandt Snedeker were the third-round co-leaders, one stroke ahead of Scott. Cabrera shot 70 in the final round, Scott 69, but Snedeker faded with a 75.

2013 Masters Final Scores

Adam Scott 69-72-69-69—279
Angel Cabrera 71-69-69-70—279
Jason Day 70-68-73-70—281
Tiger Woods 70-73-70-70—283
Marc Leishman 66-73-72-72—283
Brandt Snedeker 70-70-69-75—284
Thorbjorn Olesen 78-70-68-68—284
Matt Kuchar 68-75-69-73—285
Lee Westwood 70-71-73-71—285
Sergio Garcia 66-76-73-70—285
John Huh 70-77-71-68—286
Tim Clark 70-76-67-73—286
Ernie Els 71-74-73-69—287
David Toms 70-74-76-67—287
Dustin Johnson 67-76-74-70—287
Fred Couples 68-71-77-71—287
Nick Watney 78-69-68-72—287
Branden Grace 78-70-71-69—288
Henrik Stenson 75-71-73-69—288
Jason Dufner 72-69-75-73—289
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano 68-74-73-74—289
Bo Van Pelt 71-74-70-74—289
Steve Stricker 73-70-71-75—289
Bill Haas 71-72-74-72—289
Freddie Jacobson 72-73-72-73—290
Richard Sterne 73-72-75-70—290
Michael Thompson 73-71-79-67—290
Rory McIlroy 72-70-79-69—290
Luke Donald 71-72-75-72—290
Stewart Cink 75-71-73-71—290
Charl Schwartzel 71-71-75-73—290
Justin Rose 70-71-75-74—290
Jim Furyk 69-71-74-76—290
Bernhard Langer 71-71-72-76—290
Zach Johnson 69-76-71-75—291
Martin Kaymer 72-75-74-70—291
John Senden 72-70-75-74—291
D.A. Points 72-75-72-73—292
Brian Gay 72-74-74-72—292
Vijay Singh 72-74-74-72—292
Paul Lawrie 76-70-75-71—292
Ryo Ishikawa 71-77-76-68—292
Ryan Moore 71-72-81-68—292
Robert Garrigus 76-71-72-73—292
Rickie Fowler 68-76-70-78—292
K.J. Choi 70-71-77-75—293
David Lynn 68-73-80-72—293
Thomas Bjorn 73-73-76-71—293
Lucas Glover 74-74-73-73—294
Peter Hanson 72-75-76-72—295
Trevor Immelman 68-75-78-74—295
Jose Maria Olazabal 74-72-74-75—295
Bubba Watson 75-73-70-77—295
Sandy Lyle 73-72-81-71—297
Phil Mickelson 71-76-77-73—297
Scott Piercy 75-69-78-75—297
Keegan Bradley 73-73-82-69—297
a-Tianlang Guan 73-75-77-75—300
Kevin Na 70-76-74-81—301
John Peterson 71-77-74-80—302
Carl Pettersson 76-70-77-81—304

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