The Masters 2018: final round – live!

by Theguardian

Official Masters leaderboardAndy Bull: McIlroy survives tight corner to display pure wizardryEmail Scott with your thoughts

2.29pm BST

Only six men have ever completed the career grand slam in major-championship golf. Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have all collected the set of Masters, US Open, Open and PGA, while Bobby Jones won the US Amateur, US Open, Open and British Amateur titles in the pre-Masters era. It’s an elite club. And it’s one Rory McIlroy can join this evening if he manages to banish the ghosts of 2011 and add a green jacket to his already-stellar résumé.

He’s playing well enough to complete his application. He carded a joint best-of-week 65 yesterday, a round he doggedly kept on track despite at one point finding himself waist-deep in azaleas. He knows he can deliver on Sunday when the pressure is on: forget that meltdown here in 2011, and consider instead his four subsequent major titles, his street-fighting FedEx Cup smash-and-grab in 2016, or the final-round 64 he shot to claim the Arnold Palmer last month. Immortality is within his grasp.

Continue reading...

Disclaimer : All the information on this website is published for general purpose only, Sportz247 doesn’t guarantee about the content, sequence, reliability, accuracy and completeness of the information. We are not liable any damages in connection with the use of our website. Sportz247 may make changes to the materials or information described therein without prior notice.