Masters 2012: Louis Oosthuizen Loses Sudden Death Playoff

Despite becoming only the fourth golfer to hit a double eagle in Masters history, Louis Oosthuizen finished second, losing a sudden-death playoff to Bubba Watson.

Oosthuizen started the day in third place at 7-under par, using his double eagle as well as a series of clutch putts along the back nine to force a playoff with Watson.

After tying on the first hole of the playoff on No. 18, the two played a second hole at No. 10.

When Watson hooked his drive, Oosthuizen had a chance to take control of the playoff, but the South African hooked his shot, as well. He couldn't find the green with his second shot while his chip landed on the outside edge.

As a result, he just missed a long putt for par, giving Watson two shots to win the Masters.

For more on the 2012 Masters and Bubba Watson, head over to SB Nation's golf page and this StoryStream.

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