The Dreaming weekedn at The Masters in Augusta!



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The Dreaming weekedn at The Masters in Augusta!

Dustin Johnson won the 84th edition of The Masters. After winning the US Open in 2016, the American wins another Grand Slam event four years later. The 36-year-old from Columbia (South Carolina), in the third round had advanced with a partial of 65 (-7) out of a total of 200 (-16) strokes, in the fourth day he closed with five strokes ahead of the Australian Cameron Smith and South Korean Sungjae Im.

He is the first player in his career to reach -20 at The Masters. Dustin Johnson was in total control all week except for the start of round four. The American in the first five holes of the last lap recorded a birdie and two bogeys (consecutive, at 4 and 5) that had reopened the super challenge at Augusta National.

Then he took off on the two young rivals. Johnson thus became the first number 1 in the world able to win the Masters since 2002: then it was Woods who triumphed. For the American this is the twenty-fourth title on the PGA Tour.

Australian Cameron Smith, second with -15 behind Dustin Johnson, was the protagonist of a weekend never seen before in Augusta, with 70 shots under par. He said: "Great, but I would have preferred to do it by winning.

On Sunday I didn't know I could have achieved such a thing. It seems incredible to me. It would have been great to do something like this and win. I think if I happen to do another -15 here , on a couple of occasions I will win.

" Korean Sungjae Im, tied second with Smoth at -15, also achieved the best score for a rookie in the tournament. In a dream weekend.

Collin Morikawa, the new golf star

He is 23 years-old, of Japanese origins but a Californian in all respects.

Collin Morikawa won his first Major as a great new star of golf. American from Los Angeles, he has only been a professional for 14 months. In total he has only played 28 tournaments and already a victory, simply very important.

Morikawa is the surprise of 2020, in golf. Many think he will be the new Tiger Woods. A predestined, in short. At 23, only three other players had won their first PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, the greatest golfers of the modern era.

During the press conference after the win, Stephen Curry, star of the Warriors and a great lover of golf, broke into the room and turning to Morikawa asked him if he needed a caddy for the next three months! The champion said yes, stating that he supports Warriors.

Morikawa in addition to glory had the satisfaction of winning in his land and earned a check for $ 1,980,000. From the University of California, he impressed with his personality, very lucid strategy and the ability to make important decisions in the most delicate moments of the race.

A triumph that catapulted him into the spotlight. In June he put an end to a streak of 22 consecutive cuts, the longest ever achieved by a rookie since Tiger Woods, who reached 25. Many see Morikawa as the right face to become a global advertising testimonial .

While waiting, the Japanese-born champion will take a few days off with his girlfriend, who is also a golfer, the beautiful Katherine Zhu.