banner

Golf

more stats

Scott closes title defense with a 72

Augusta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Adam Scott wrapped up his title defense on Sunday with an even-par 72 to finish the 78th Masters at 1-over-par 289.

Scott was tied for 15th place when he finished. That would be the best finish in a title defense since Tiger Woods took third in 2006.

The Australian stumbled to bogeys at two and three to slide to plus-3. After three pars in a row, Scott poured in three consecutive birdies from the seventh to jump to even-par.

Scott bogeyed the tough par-4 11th to fall back to plus-1. He wrapped birdies on the 13th and 15th around a bogey on No. 14. Scott stumbled to a bogey on 17 to dip back to plus-1.

He closed out his title defense by draining a long par putt.

Since Woods's title defense in 2006, the defending champion had three top-20 finishes - Angel Cabrera tied for 18th in 2010, while Trevor Immelman and Zach Johnson in 2008 and 2009 both tied for 20th.

04/13 17:53:06 ET

Other Stories

PGA Golfers with Triangle Ties

PGA Triangle golfers

Search Local Courses

Golf Leaderboard

Deutsche Bank Championship
Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2014
Friday's first round
As of Aug 29, 2014, at 04:12 PM ET
Player Score Hole
Keegan Bradley -6 F
Jason Day -5 F
Webb Simpson -5 F
Ryan Palmer -5 10
Jordan Spieth -4 F
Ian Poulter -4 F
Carl Pettersson -4 F
Jason Kokrak -3 F
Patrick Reed -3 F
Russell Knox -3 10
  • Football Friday with Tom Suiter

    Tonight at 11:35 on WRAL-TV

  • US Open Tennis: Men’s & Women’s Third Round

    Tomorrow at 11:00 am on WRAL-TV

  • ACC Football Kickoff Show

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • US Open Tennis: Men’s Third Round & Women’s Fourth Round

    Sunday at 11:00 am on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Panthers at Pittsburgh

    Tonight at 7:30 on 99.9 The Fan

  • CFB: NC State vs Georgia Southern

    Tomorrow at 12:30 pm on WRAL-FM

  • HSFB: Southern Durham at Hillside

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • High School Wrap Up Show

    Sunday at 9:00 am on 99.9 The Fan

  • Football Friday

    Tomorrow at 11:35 pm

Scoreboard
Local
5:05pm Tonight
NOR
DUR
 
7:35pm Tonight
NOR
DUR
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
CIN
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
MIN
7:07pm Tonight
TOR
NYY
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
BOS
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
PHI
7:35pm Tonight
ATL
MIA
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
CLE
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
DET
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
TEX
8:15pm Tonight
STL
CHC
9:40pm Tonight
ARI
COL
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
OAK
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
LOS
10:10pm Tonight
SEA
WAS
10:15pm Tonight
SFG
MIL
7:00pm Tonight
UCONN
BYU
7:30pm Tonight
WKENT
BGU
7:30pm Tonight
MSU
JVST
9:00pm Tonight
COL
COLST
9:00pm Tonight
HOU
TXSANANTO
10:30pm Tonight
ARZ
UNLV
5:05pm Tonight
NOR
DUR
 
7:35pm Tonight
NOR
DUR