Welcome to Africanews

Please select your experience

Watch Live



Willett wins Masters after tough game with Spieth


Danny Willett took advantage of a shocking back-nine meltdown by defending champion and runaway leader Jordan Spieth to win his first major title by three shots at the Masters last Sunday.

After earning the coveted green jacket, Willett expressed surprise that he was able to win by three.

Take a bow Danny Willet. Some round of golf, that was tigeresque. Deserved Masters champion

— Didi Hamann (@DietmarHamann) April 10, 2016

Willett’s participation in the masters had been doubted few weeks back as he was involved in family preparations to welcome a baby boy.

Spieth, bidding for a second consecutive wire-to-wire win at the Masters and a third major title, had to settle for a share of second place.

Willett is a four times winner of the European tour and was competing in his second masters.


View more