Jon Rahm overhauls Brooks Koepka to win Masters on dramatic final day

  • Round of 69 helps Rahm claim first Green Jacket by four shots
  • Koepka and Phil Mickelson finish joint second on eight under

Jokes about LIV golfers and their inability to keep pace in 72-hole competition would be appropriate had Phil Mickelson not emerged as such a threat to Jon Rahm.

As Brooks Koepka collapsed in Rahm’s shadow, his fellow LIV rebel Mickelson rolled back the years. But Rahm would not be denied. It felt like Spanish stars aligning as he sampled victory on what would have been the 66th birthday of Seve Ballesteros. Rahm’s second major title comes 40 years after Ballesteros collected Green Jacket number two.

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