By the numbers: Key stats from Garcia's Masters win

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Sergio Garcia won his first major title in a playoff over Justin Rose. Here are the key stats from the final round at the Masters.

Sergio Garcia

• First major championship victory

• 74 starts before first major win; most of any player all-time

• Most Masters starts ever before first win (19th start)

• Wins first major on what would have been Seve Ballesteros’ 60th birthday

• Most top-10s in majors at time of first major win (22)

• Fifth player to earn low amateur and win Masters in career

• Others – Jack Nicklaus, Ben Crenshaw, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods

• Third major champion (and Masters champion) from Spain

• 54-hole Masters leaders from Spain have won all three attempts

• Ballesteros, Jose Maria Olazabal both converted only 54-hole Masters leads

• 1-1 in major championship playoffs (lost 2007 Open)

• 10th career PGA Tour win (Seve Ballesteros had 9 in career)

• Hit 75 percent GIR in regulation; tied for second-most in the field

• Was 47 over on weekend in Masters from 1999-2016 (5 under this week)

• First since Olazabal in 1994 to eagle 15th in final round of Masters win


Justin Rose

• Loses first career playoff in a major championship

• Second career runner-up in Masters (T-2 in 2015)

• 109 birdies/eagles in Masters since 2012 (most of any player)

• Eighth career top-5 finish in major championships

• 21 birdies this week; two more than any other player in field

• Hit 75 percent GIR; tied for second-most in field with Garcia

• Eighth player to win U.S. Open and lose Masters playoff in career


Charl Schwartzel

• Solo third; had not finished in top-20 since 2011 win

• Started final round four back (was four back in 2011 win)

• Was ranked 29th in the world in 2011 Masters (29th this week)


Matt Kuchar

• 5-under 67; best career round in the Masters

• Lowest career final round score in a major championship

• Ace on 16; first career hole-in-one in any major


Thomas Pieters

• Four straight birdies on back nine (12-15)

• 5 under on holes 7-15; second 9-hole stretch of 5 under this week

• Masters debut; last to win debut was Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979

• Second-best finish as pro in U.S. (T-2 at Genesis Open)


Paul Casey

• 4-under 68; 12 under in last three final rounds of majors

• 17 under in last five final rounds played in the Masters

• Third consecutive top-6 finish in the Masters

• Combined 14 under in Masters over last three years


Rory McIlroy

• 3-under 69; first round in the 60s this week

• Only player in top 10 each of last four years in Masters

• Made one bogey over last 28 holes (5 under in span)

• 2018 will be fourth attempt to complete Grand Slam in Masters

• No player who has completed Slam has needed more than three attempts to do so


Jordan Spieth

• 3-over 75 in final round; was 6 over thru 14 holes today

• T-11; first career finish outside top 2 in Masters

• Only player to finish second or better four straight times is Jack Nicklaus