Woodland Birdies Three Of Final Six Holes For Final-Day 70

April 10, 2011

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Former Kansas golfer Gary Woodland shot a two-under par 70 on the final day of the Masters golf tournament to tie for 24th place.

Woodland, who played at KU from 2004-07 and who is a native of Topeka, Kan., carded his second-best round of the four-day tournament Sunday.

Woodland opened the tournament with a three-under par 69 and after rounds of 73 and 74, shot a 70 for a 286 total, two under par for the event.

Charl Schwartzel won the tournament with a 14-under par 274 total.

Woodland’s final day concluded with a strong finish. He birdied three of the final six holes, with birdies on the par-five 13th and 15th holes and on the par-three 16th hole.

On the week, he registered one eagle, 15 birdies, 43 pars, 11 bogeys and two double bogeys. The long-hitting Woodland played the par-five holes at five-under par for the week.