Mike Sorensen: Staying may be best for University of Utah players

Published: Sunday, April 10 2011 9:55 p.m. MDT

Except for the painful meltdown of third-round leader Rory McIlroy, the tournament was a riveting four hours of entertainment.

Tiger Woods made a charge and several times late in the final round, there were as many as five players tied for the lead and nine players had a shot at the title with less than five holes left.

It marks the second time in three majors that a South African with a strange 10-letter last name came out on top as Charl Schwartzel joins Louis Oosthizen, the winner last year at St. Andrews as a major winner.

Another interesting fact — the top nine finishers in the Masters represented six of the seven continents in the world. The only continent not represented was Antarctica, where there are, uh, exactly zero golf courses.

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