Masters 2018: Paul Casey finishes in blaze of glory and almost matches course record 63 at Augusta

PAUL CASEY completed The Masters in a blaze of glory — and almost matched the course record of 63.

The Englishman charged from one underneath par to SEVEN beneath in the area of 5 holes.

 Paul Casey fired a stunning final round of seven under

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Paul Casey fired a shocking remaining spherical of seven underneath

Casey’s blistering run got here on the again 9 between the eleventh and fifteenth — a stretch he performed it in birdie, birdie, eagle, birdie, birdie.

He performed the legendary Amen Nook – holes eleven, 12, and thirteen – in simply eight strokes.

That run got here to an finish when he dropped photographs on the seventeenth and 18th holes.

However the forty-yr-previous Ryder Cup participant nonetheless fired a seven-underneath sixty five, charging from two over to 5 underneath for the event.

 The Englishman made easy work of famed Amen Corner

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The Englishman made straightforward work of famed Amen Nook
 Paul Casey said he will never forget his heroics in the final round

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Paul Casey stated he’ll always remember his heroics in the ultimate spherical

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He stated: "That was enjoyable, wasn't it? Birdie, birdie, eagle on Amen Nook, I'm going to keep in mind that for a very long time.

"I'm clearly disenchanted (with the end). I obtained out of place horribly on 17 and 18 which was variety of reminiscent of how I performed this week. Haven't been excellent till that streak today.

"However to shoot sixty five today, it will have been exhausting to show that down. I do know 63 is the course record, sixty two is the bottom ever in a Main. So I used to be conscious. Not notably nervous, simply variety of having a very good time and clearly didn't do it, however it was enjoyable."

Casey solely made the midway minimize on the mark of 5 over par and, with an odd quantity of gamers making the weekend, performed his third spherical alongside marker and Augusta Nationwide member Jeff Knox.

 Paul Casey admitted he was disappointed with his finish on the final two holes

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Paul Casey admitted he was disillusioned together with his end on the ultimate two holes

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He added: "It was fantastic to play with a gentleman and just a little bit of a legend on the weekend.

"To see the best way he approaches this golf course, positions the golf ball and then the velocity of his putts, that's simply very good to see and fantastic to play with, as a result of he doesn't have the size, however he has all the things else.

"It was a bit of a disappointing week by way of Friday and it turned out to be one of my definitely extra satisfying experiences as a result of of what occurred on the weekend.

"And my little boy was out right here today watching a bit of bit of golf. Hanging round and watching dad. He thought the SubAir system was one of the best factor ever. He figures Augusta is his favorite place."

Casey's spherical was two photographs shy of the most effective Masters spherical of 63, set by Nick Worth in 1986 and Greg Norman in 1996.

PAUL CASEY completed The Masters in a blaze of glory — and almost matched the course record of 63.

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