Cabrera Wins in 3-Way Playoff

By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 12, 2009 6:43 PM CDT
Cabrera Wins in 3-Way Playoff
Tiger Woods, right, watches as Phil Mickelson reaches out to shake hands with Woods' caddie Steve Williams, left, during the final round of the Masters golf tournament.   (Morry Gash)

Angel Cabrera claimed the second major championship of his career today, winning the Masters on the second hole of a three-way playoff. Cabrera, the 2007 US Open winner, pulled off a remarkable par at No. 18 after hitting his tee shot behind a tree. Kenny Perry, set to take home the green jacket before bogeying his final two holes in regulation, also made par after his chip rolled up just short of the hole, while Chad Campbell was eliminated in sudden death when he missed a 4-footer to save par from the bunker. (More golf stories.)

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