Unheralded Johnson stuns Tiger Woods

AUGUSTA, Georgia - Tiger Woods could not solve the toughest scoring conditions in Masters history when it mattered most and, as a result, unheralded Zach Johnson wound up wearing a winner's green jacket.

AUGUSTA, Georgia - Tiger Woods could not solve the toughest scoring conditions in Masters history when it mattered most and, as a result, unheralded Zach Johnson wound up wearing a winner's green jacket.

Johnson, who missed the cut in seven of 11 prior major starts, made three birdies in four holes to win a back-nine battle with Woods on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club and captured the 71st Masters by two strokes.

The 31-year-old American, whose only prior PGA victory came in 2004 at Atlanta, fired a three-under-par 69 to finish 72 holes on one-over-par 289, matching the highest-ever winning score at the Masters. - Sapa-AFP

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