Sergio Garcia wins US Masters

Sergio Garcia has won the US Masters, beating Englishman Justin Rose in a playoff at August National.

The 37-year-old won with a birdie on the first playoff hole, to take out his first major championship golf title.

Garcia and Rose had tied at nine-under par 279 after both missing Both missed makeable birdie putts on the final hole to finish with round of three-under par 69s


They finished three shots clear of third-place Charl Schwartzel of South Africa.

The best placed Australian, Adam Scott, finished in a tie for ninth on two-under after a disappointing 73 on the final day.

Jason Day was never really in the hunt, finishing at two-over.