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2010 Masters tournament

Masters 2010
Phil Mickelson is presented with the ceremonial green jacket by last year’s Masters champion Angel Cabrera on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club. (Tim Dominick / McClatchy-Tribune)
Masters 2010
Phil Mickelson is all smiles after sinking his final putt -- for birdie on No. 18 -- to win the Masters title by three storkes on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club.  (Tim Dominick / McClatchy-Tribune)
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Phil Mickelson follows through on his approach shot at No. 14 on Sunday during the final round of the Masters.  (Andrew Redington / Getty Images)
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Phil Mickelson wraps a shot around a tree on No. 13 to set up a birdie putt during the final round of the Masters on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club. (David Cannon / Getty Images)
Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods shakes hands at the end of Sunday’s play with K.J. Choi, who was paired with the world’s top-ranked player all four rounds at the Masters this week. The two would finish tied for fourth at 11 under for the tournament. Woods’ highlight on Sunday was holing out from the seventh fairway for an eagle, and he had another eagle at the 15th, but an inexplicable three-putt bogey from about six feet at the No. 14 doomed his chances on the back nine. (Tim Sloan / AFP / Getty Images)
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Anthony Kim, and the gallery, watch his tee shot at No. 14 on Sunday during the final round at the Masters. Kim would shoot a Sunday-best seven-under 65 -- includig playing a four-hole stretch in five under -- to climb to third place for the tournament. (Harry How / Getty Images)
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Third-round leader Lee Westwood, who struggled throughout Sunday, plays an approach shot from the pine needles off the 13th fairway during the final round of the Masters. Westwood, who started the day with a one-shot lead over Phil Mickelson, took second after a closing-round 71. (David Cannon, Getty Images)
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Phil Mickelson watches his chip onto the 10th green during the final round of the Masters on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club. (Tim Sloan / AFP / Getty Images)
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Phil Mickelson hits a signature flop shot from just off the green at No. 5 on Sunday during the final round of the Masters tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. (Andrew Redington / Getty Images)
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K.J. Choi acknowledges the gallery’s cheers after making par on the first hole Sunday to begin the final round of the Masters. Choi would outplay partner Tiger Woods throughout the round to move atop the leaderboard on the back nine. (Morry Gash / Associated Press)
Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods tries to hit out of a greenside bunker at No. 2 on Sunday during the final round of the Masters. He failed to clear the bunker and needed a second shot to escape trouble.  (Chris O’Meara / Associated Press)
Tiger Woods
Fans cross the fairway at No. 2 as Tiger Woods prepares to hit a bunker shot at the green on Sunday during the final round of the Masters tournament. (Timothy A. Clary / AFP / Getty Images)
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Anthony Kim lines up his putt on the first hole Sunday during the final round of the Masters. Kim would play a four-hole stretch in five under to vault into contention on the back nine. (Timothy A. Clary / AFP / Getty Images)
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Fred Couples, teeing off at No. 4, was in the hunt on the back nine Sunday at the Masters until taking a double bogey at No. 12 when he hit in the water. The 50-year-old Couples finished sixth at nine under.  (Charlie Riedel / Associated Press)
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K.J. Choi follows through on his tee shot at No. 3 during the final round of the Masters on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club.  (David Cannon / Getty Images)
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Phil Mickelson talks to caddie Jim MacKay on the first tee before the final round of the Masters tournament on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club.  (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
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A member of the grounds crew places the name of K.J. Choi on the board along with Tiger Woods before the start of the final round of play in the Masters on Sunday. (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
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Fred Couples, tee in mouth, gets ready to begin his final round at the Masters on Sunday.  (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
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Angel Cabrera, last year’s champion, tosses the ball to his caddie after finishing the second hold on Sunday at the Masters.  (Harry How / Getty Images)
Tiger Woods
Tigers Woods grabs his driver as he prepares to drive from the first tee to begin the final round of the Masters on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club.  (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
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Phil Mickelson and caddie Jim Mackay watch -- as a fan celebrates -- his approach at No. 15 curl around the cup during the third round of the Masters on Saturday at Augusta National Golf Club. Mickelson had eagled the previous two holes, playing Nos. 13-15 in five-under par. (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
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Lee Westwood gauges the yardage for his approach shot at No. 11 on Saturday during the third round of the Masters tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Westwood would shoot a four-under 68 to move into sole possession of the lead by a stroke over Phil Mickelson entering Sunday’s final round. (Andrew Redington / Getty Images)
Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods hits his approach shot from the 11th fairway on Saturday afternoon during the third round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. Woods rallied on the back nine after playing the front in even par to finsh the third round at two under. He’s tied for third with K.J. Choi at eight under, four shots behind leader Lee Westwood. (Harry How / Getty Images)
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Hunter Mahan, who played each of the first two round at one-under par, chips to the green at No. 15 on Saturday during the third round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. Mahan would card a four-under 68 to charge up the leaderboard and enter the final round tied for sixth, six shots off the lead.  (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
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Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot at No. 8 during the third round of the Masters on Saturday at Augusta National Golf Club. Mickelson would later get back-to-back eagles at Nos. 13 and 14 as well as a birdie at No. 15 to charge into the lead. He eventually finished the third round in second place at 11 under for the tournament and five under for the round. (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
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K.J. Choi plays his second shot at No. 11 during the third round of the Masters tournament on Saturday at Augusta National Golf Club. Choi played alongside Tiger Woods and matched the world’s top-ranked player with a two-under 70 to finish tied for third heading into the final round.  (Harry How / Getty Images)
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Fred Couples, who would bounce back from a tough second round, acknowledges the gallery after sinking a birdie on No. 14 during the third round Saturday at the Masters. (Morry Gash / Associated Press)
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Lee Westwood finishes forward on an approach shot at No. 10 during the third round of the Masters on Saturday at Augusta National Golf Club.  (Andrew Redington / Getty Images)
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Ian Poulter, who started Saturday tied for the lead with Lee Westwood at eight under, lines up a putt at No. 13 during the third round at the Masters. Poulter would struggle to a two-over 74 to fall into a three-way tie for sixth place, six shots off the pace set by Westwood through 54 holes. (Harry How / Getty Images)
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Tom Watson hits his approach shot at No. 1 on Saturday during the third round of the Masters. Watson finished the day at one over par and in 13th place at two under for 54 holes. (Matt Campbell / EPA)
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Ricky Barnes gestures that he thought his putt at No. 8 on Saturday would break a little more during the third round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. Barnes shot even-par 72 to remain at six under for the tournament, good enough to be tied for sixth place. (Matt Campbell / EPA)
Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods, viewed from behind the gallery and a pair of trees, hits from the rough along the seventh fairway on Friday during the second round of the Masters tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. (David Cannon / Getty Images)
Lee Westwood
Co-leader Lee Westwood of England waits for groundskeepers to clear debris from the 15th green before putting on Friday during the second round of the Masters tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Westwood shot a three-under 69 to finish 36 holes at 136. (Andrew Redington / Getty Images)
Fred Couples
Fred Couples and caddie Joe Lacava walk along a pond at the par-5 No. 15 on Friday during the second round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson blasts out of a greenside bunker at No. 2 in the second round of the Masters tournament on Friday at Augusta National Golf Club. (Harry How / Getty Images)
Tiger Woods, K.J. Choi
Tiger Woods tips his cap to the gallery as he walks up the 16th fairway with K.J. Choi on Friday during the second round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. (Charlie Riedel / Associated Press)
Ricky Barnes
Ricky Barnes hits down a lane of trees as he tees off at No. 6 during the second round of the Masters on Friday at Augusta National Golf Club. (Charlie Riedel / Associated Press)
Lee Westwood
Lee Westwood hits his approach shot into the 13th green from next to a huge tree that caddie Bill Foster stands underneath. (Andrew Redington / Getty Images)
Ian Poulter
Ian Poulter of England points the direction he wants his putt to break at No. 2 on Friday during the second round of the Masters tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Poulter would head to the back nine with a share of the lead along with countryman Lee Westwood.  (Chris O’Meara / Associated Press)
K.J. Choi
K.J. Choi chips out of sand trap on the first hole at Augusta National Golf Club on Friday during the second round of the Masters(Morry Gash / Associated Press)
Ricky Barnes
Ricky Barnes, who continued to stay atop the leaderboard during the front nine Friday, watches his drive on the eighth hole during the second round of the Masters. (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)
Ian Poulter
Ian Poulter checks his shot after hitting from a bunker at the second hole on Friday during the second round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. Poulter would shoot a 68 to take the clubhouse lead at eight under par for 36 holes. (Chris O’Meara / Associated Press)
Fred Couples
Fred Couples tests the wind before hitting his first tee shot on Thursday during the first round of the Masters tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Couples would claim the lead after the first day with a six-under-par 66.  (Morry Gash / Associated Press)
Tom Watson
Tom Watson, an ageless wonder at 60, had plenty to smile about with caddie and son Michael Watson on Thursday during the first round of the Masters tournament as he held the clubhouse lead for awhile before settling into a five-way tie for second at five-under-par 67. (Matt Campbell / EPA)
Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods and playing partner K.J. Choi each shot a 68 on Thursday during the opening round of the 2010 Masters tournament to finish in a tie for seventh place on the day. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
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Tiger Woods hits his tee shot at the picturesque 12th hole at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday during the first round of the Masters tournament.  (Morry Gash / Associated Press)
Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson reacts after saving par at No. 6 on Thursday in the first round of the Masters tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. (Charlie Riedel / Associated Press)
Phil Mickelson, Y.E. Yang
Phil Mickelson and Y.E. Yang wait for their turns to putt on No. 16 during the first round of the Masters tournament on Thursday at Augusta National Golf Club. Mickelson, a former Masters champion, and Yang, a former PGA Championship winner, each shot five-under 67 to tie for second.  (Charlie Riedel / Associated Press)
Anthony Kim
Anthony Kim hits his tee shot on the fourth hole at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday in the first round of the Masters tournament. Kim would finish the day at four-under-par 68, tied with Tiger Woods at seventh. (Charlie Riedel / Associated Press)
Lee Westwood
Lee Westwood, who would finish in a five-way tie for second at five-under-par 67 on the first day of the Masters, lines up a putt on the seventh green Thursday. Also in second are Tom Watson, Phil Mickelson, Y.E. Yang and Lee Westwood. (Matt Campbell / EPA)
Fred Couples
Fred Couples, who just turned 50 and has battled back problems for much of his career, stretches before hitting his tee shot at No. 17 on Thursday during the first round of the Masters tournament. Couples, who already has three wins this season on the Champions Tour, was the leader after the opening round with a six-under-par 66. (Rob Carr / Associated Press)
Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods reacts to missing a birdie putt on No. 16 in the first round of the Masters tournament on Thursday at Augusta National Golf Club. Woods had moved to the first page of the leaderboard at four-under par but could not get another birdie on the final three holes. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
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