The Masters

The Shots That Defined the Masters

The Masters doesn't begin until...ah, you know how it goes. But really, a golf tournament has pivotal moments that extend as far back as Thursday morning. Here are our picks for the Masters' most important shots.

April 8, 2012
Louis Oosthuizen

Louis Oosthuizen's tee shot, second playoff hole, Sunday

With Bubba Watson having already hit a wild drive, the door appeared wide open for Oosthuizen to claim his second major championship. But the normally accurate South African followed his playing partner right with a wayward 3-wood. While his ball kicked out into the first cut of rough, it still left him a long approach, which he subsequently left short on his way. When he failed to get up and down for par, Oosthuizen had to watch Watson easily two-putt for the win.
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