The putt rolled straight toward the cup, and Louis Oosthuizen was certain the ball was going to drop in.
So, of course, it didn't.
On the next playoff hole, Bubba Watson made perhaps the only shot more spectacular than that double eagle that gave Oosthuizen the lead for all but the final seconds of the Masters on Sunday.
Instead of the green jacket, Oosthuizen will have to settle for an albatross.
"It's fine," Oosthuizen said. "He hit an unbelievable shot there. I played well. This is not one where I felt like I played badly. Great stuff to him, he deserves it."
The South African hit an albatross on the par-5 second hole Sunday, propelling him to the top of the tournament's leaderboard.
Oosthuizen's effort was just the fourth albatross -- also known as a "double eagle" -- in Masters history and the first ever on the second hole.
The shot moved the South African into the final-round lead at 10-under. Oosthuizen had about 250 yards downhill from a clean lie on the fairway. His ...