News

Bubba Watson wins his second Masters

Bubba Watson wins his second Masters

Bubba Watson Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Matt Slocum

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Watson has won the Masters for the second time in three years.

Watson claimed another green jacket by shooting a 3-under 69 in the final round Sunday, fending off Jordan Spieth’s bid to become the youngest major champion since 1931.

The 20-year-old Texan led by two shots heading to the eighth hole, but the tournament changed suddenly.

Watson made two straight birdies, Spieth took back-to-back bogeys — and just like that, Watson was up by two strokes at the turn.

The left-hander led the rest of the way, adding to the 2012 title he won in more spectacular fashion with a playoff victory. The winning score was 8-under 280.

Spieth finished with a 72, his worst score of the week. He was 283 overall, tied with Sweden’s Jonas Blixt.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

in Local Sports

Eight WWU Viking student-athletes named GNAC FAR Academic Award winners

Fresh
western washington logo generic copy/wwu

Jalbert honored for third time, second for McMullin and Troupe. All have GPAs of 3.85 (4.0 scale) and above

in Local

Fewer shoppers visiting from the north; more from the south

Fresh
clothes shopping

The Canadian dollar's at its lowest point in eleven years.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: July 28

beatles

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

in Local Sports

Goldschmidt homers, scores winning run in Arizona’s 4-3 win

ray

Paul Goldschmidt hit his 22nd homer of the season in the first inning and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th on Jake Lamb's sacrifice fly as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Monday night.

in Local

Body found in suitcase at SeaTac apartment complex

generic suitcase graphic

A body has been found inside a suitcase at a SeaTac apartment complex.