Jacket still fits grown-up Bubba Watson

Bubba Watson, a growing presence in the golf world with a boyish mien, won his second green jacket at 35 years old.

updated: April 14, 2014 20:09 IST
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Augusta: The average age of the Masters spectators is somewhere above 40 years old. It is a settled, mature group. That made it easy to spot the fans in attendance Sunday who were in their 20s or even younger. But there was another reason they were noticeable. (Click here for latest on Golf)

As Jordan Spieth, 20, roared to an early lead in the final round, young fans all around him leapt in the air with each birdie - something few of their elders would, or could, do. (Also read: Bubba Watson wins Augusta Masters)

Stiff and rigid, Augusta National Golf Club was getting a face-lift. For the first 90 minutes of Sunday's round, the tradition-laden grounds in Georgia were overtaken by a youth movement, with young fans giddily pumping their fists in celebration as Spieth took a two-shot advantage on the field.

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