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1999 José María Olazábal Wins The Masters


Watch the complete final round broadcast of the 1999 Masters. Jose Maria Olazabal finishes two strokes ahead of Davis Love III to win his second Masters.

José María Olazábal’s Triumph at the 1999 Masters Tournament

Golf enthusiasts around the world have witnessed some truly remarkable moments at the Masters Tournament throughout its storied history.

The 1999 Masters Tournament, the 63rd edition of this prestigious event, was no exception.

Held from April 8th to 11th at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, it was a tournament filled with excitement, suspense, and a triumphant return for one golfer in particular.

A Second Green Jacket for José María Olazábal

The spotlight of the 1999 Masters Tournament undoubtedly belonged to José María Olazábal.

The Spanish golfer, already a Masters champion in 1994, managed to capture his second green jacket with a stellar performance.

Olazábal displayed remarkable consistency throughout the tournament, securing victory with a two-stroke lead over the runner-up, Davis Love III.

An Impressive Victory

As the tournament unfolded, it became clear that Olazábal was in top form.

He navigated the challenging Augusta National course with finesse, posting scores of 70, 67, 73, and 71 across the four rounds, finishing with a total score of 281.

His second green jacket was well-earned, cementing his legacy as a formidable contender in major tournaments.

The Frustration of Greg Norman

While Olazábal celebrated his victory, it was a different story for Greg Norman.

The Australian golfer had experienced heartbreak at Augusta before, and unfortunately, 1999 was no different.

Despite an impressive front nine, Norman’s hopes were dashed as he struggled on the back nine once again, ultimately finishing three strokes behind the champion.

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