Danny Willett makes most of Jordan Speith capitulation to win Masters


Danny Willett

2016 is just a few months old and already we have witnessed, or are witnessing, a number of seismic sporting shocks. We have seen Leicester City leading the Premier League and on the verge of a historic championship win, as well as the West Indies hitting four sixes in a row to snatch the Twenty20 World Cup from England’s grasp.

The world of golf has also thrown up a major shock, with the previously unheralded Danny Willett pouncing on Jordan Speith’s capitulation to win the Masters – Britain’s first in two decades.

On the final day in Augusta, the 28-year-old was a model of composure as he claimed the glory on five-under, three clear of Lee Westwood and Speith – the latter five clear after nine holes but three behind three holes later.

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