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Danny Willett becomes the second Englishman ever to win The Masters after defending champ Jordan Spieth collapses on Sunday.

By Robby Sabo

What looked like a Jordan Spieth celebratory march towards his second consecutive Green Jacket, turned into an epic collapse and a victory for Englishman Danny Willett at The Masters in 2016.

Only nine holes away from winning, Spieth choked it up at Amen Corner. He played the opening three holes of the back nine in 6 over par, including a quadruple bogey at the 12th.

After leading the tournament for an incredible 65 holes, he took a quadruple-bogey seven on the 12th hole that turned a lead into a deficit.


Willett took full advantage by finishing the day with an overall 67.

Spieth finished the tournament tied for second with Lee Westwood at two under par.

Rory McIlroy, despite seeing some success early on in the week, is still without a Green Jacket finishing 10th place.

Here was the shot of the day coming at No. 16, which was aced three times on Sunday:

And of course, there was a little awkwardness as Spieth reluctantly donned the new champion:

NEXT: The Duo Of Jordan Spieth & Rory McIlroy At The Masters Was Just What Golf Needed

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