Bubba Watson survived a playoff against Louis Oosthuizen to win the 2012 Masters, which was the 76th one played.
Winner: Bubba Watson, 278
Where it was played: Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia
Tournament dates: April 5-8, 2012
Leader after first round: Lee Westwood, 67
Leader after second round: Fred Couples and Jason Dufner, 139
Leader after third round: Peter Hanson, 207
Notable Notes: With his victory here, Watson became the third left-handed golfer to win The Masters. It was Bubba's first win in a major championship.
The 2012 Masters will always be recalled for Watson's giant hook shot played out of the deep trees, off pine needles, with a wedge, on the second playoff hole. The shot is one of the things about Bubba related by ABC News in this next-day story: