Danny Willett wins the Masters when Jordan Spieth’s march takes shocking detour

Danny Willett wins the Masters when Jordan Spieth’s march takes shocking detour

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — There was so much love in the air for Jack Nicklaus’s magical Masters victory of 30 years ago that hardly anyone remembered to observe that other milestone anniversary.

Danny Willett observed it Sunday. Did he ever.

Twenty years after a more illustrious Englishman, Nick Faldo, profited from the final-round self-immolation of Greg Norman, who blew a six-shot lead and lost by five, Willett — knowing nothing of the meltdown that was befalling Jordan Spieth three holes behind him — went from five strokes off the lead to three strokes ahead of the Boy Wonder in the space of 50 minutes.

And as it was for Faldo on that day, when strong men had to avert their eyes from the…



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