If you’re wondering why stuffy businessmen are running around the CBD losing their shit right now, it’s because Adam Scott has just become the first Australian to win the US Masters! Sinking a monster putt to close out his final round, Scott looked set to claim victory before Argentine golfer/gentleman extraordinaire, Angel Cabrera birdied and sent the pair into a sudden-death championship play-off. Having grown accustomed to Aussie grand slam chokes, fans feared it was going to be another case of oh so close, until Scott birdied to Cabera’s par on the second hole of the play-off, winning the coveted Green jacket.
Predictably Twitter went nuts, with Olympic gold medalists, news presenters, and disgraced cyclists alike, congratulating Scott on his epic win.
ADAM SCOTT JUST DRAINED A PUTT TO WIN THE #MASTERS!First major title of Scott’s career, first Australian to win the green jacket.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 14, 2013
It was his time .. Congratulations Adam Scott .. Tears in my eyes .. What a great moment in Australian Sporting history.
— Phil Gould (@gusgould91) April 14, 2013
Sure looked like Stevie Williams, who caddied for Tiger thru 14 major wins, talked Adam Scott into right read on winning putt.
— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) April 14, 2013
How good was Angel Cabrera when he gave Adam Scott the thumbs up for his great approach shot on 2nd playoff hole!!A quality sportsman!!
— Steve Menzies (@SteveMenzies11) April 14, 2013
— Sandra Sully (@Sandra_Sully) April 14, 2013
— Sally Fitzgibbons (@Sally_Fitz) April 14, 2013
Well firstly Angel Cabrera an absolute gentlemen. Adam Scott a bloody good bloke. Couldn’t happen to a nicer bloke! #abouttime
— Greg Blewett (@blewy214) April 14, 2013
Wooooohooooooo. Yesssssssss congrats to Adam Scott. Amazing. Truly deserved it. #masters2013
— Ronan Keating (@ronanofficial) April 14, 2013
— Lance Armstrong (@lancearmstrong) April 14, 2013
Adam Scott you champion … Amazing
— Stephanie Rice (@ItsStephRice) April 14, 2013
— Kelly Slater (@kellyslater) April 14, 2013
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