Scheffler Triumphs Again at Augusta, Claims Second Green Jacket

Scottie Scheffler has won a second Masters title becoming the fourth youngest to win multiple green jackets.

Scottie Scheffler clinched his second green jacket at Augusta National, and in doing so has become the fourth youngest to win multiple times at The Masters.

The 27-year-old American finished with an 11-under par total for the tournament, four strokes ahead of Sweden’s emerging golf superstar, Ludvig Aberg.

Scheffler’s triumph signifies a significant milestone in his career, adding another major title to his repertoire and winning the Masters for a second time while being ranked number one in the world.

Despite encountering a minor setback with a bogey on the 11th hole, Scheffler maintained his cool under pressure, fending off challenges from his rivals including Aberg, Max Homa and Collin Morikawa to claim the coveted green jacket.

“I hadn’t hit many good iron shots – they weren’t really ending up where they were supposed to,” Scheffler said. “I had that bogey on seven and a nice birdie putt on eight, but going into nine it was nice to get that feeling of hitting a really well-struck shot.”

Watch every single shot from Scottie Scheffler’s final round at the 2024 Masters Tournament.

Aberg was incredible in his Masters debut. Only an errant shot to the difficult par-4 11th hole saw his chances of winning come unstuck. Experienced golfers know you should never go left of the flagstick at the 11th however Aberg’s approach found the banks of the pond and rolled back into the water.

“Obviously we knew that hitting it in the water on 11 wasn’t ideal, but we also just kept playing. That’s what me and my caddie Joe, and our team, has been trying to work on, just keep playing no matter what happens,” Aberg said afterwards.

“I think we did that very well today and it just showed that we stuck to what we did and it ended up being pretty OK anyway.”

Meanwhile, Cameron Smith finished as Australia’s highest-ranked golfer, marking his fifth top-10 Masters appearance. Ultimately it was a disappointing week for Smith who finished another Masters Tournament close, but not close enough.

“I hit the ball how I know I needed to and put my ball in the right spots on the green, just the putt didn’t fall this week,” Smith told FoxSports.

“It was very frustrating. I feel like that’s as good as I’ve played around here and the putts didn’t go in.”

Scheffler is also on the verge of another significant personal milestone as he anticipates the arrival of his first child with his wife Meredith. Scheffler has stated several times during the week that he would withdraw from the tournament if his wife went into labour and was having a difficult time celebrating the victory.

“I feel like playing professional golf is an endlessly not satisfying career. For instance, in my head, all I can think about right now is getting home. I’m not thinking about the tournament. I’m not thinking about the green jacket,” Scheffler said.

“I wish I could soak this in a little bit more. Maybe I will tonight when I get home.”

Watch Scottie Scheffler’s winning press conference at Augusta National.

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