Augusta, GA (Sports Network) - Louis Oosthuizen holed his second shot at the
par-five second hole Sunday and the rare double-eagle gave the South African
the lead during the final round of the Masters.
Oosthuizen had 260 yards for his second and knocked it 60 feet short of the
flag. The ball rolled all the way to the hole and fell for only the fourth
double-eagle in Masters history and the first at No. 2.
Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open champion, moved from seven-under to 10-under
after the remarkable shot. He is two clear of third-round leader Peter Hanson,
who bogeyed one, and three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson.
Gene Sarazen has the most famous double-eagle in Masters history. The "Shot
Heard Round World" came at the 1935 Masters on No. 15. Sarazen was three down
to Craig Wood with four to play and holed a four-wood for the double-eagle,
then won in a 36-hole playoff.
Bruce Devlin made a double-eagle on the eighth in 1967 and Jeff Maggert
recorded the double-eagle, or albatross, on the 13th in the final round in
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