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Here’s how golfers with Georgia roots fared in final round of The Masters

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Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka lead at the 2019 Masters after the first round.
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Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka lead at the 2019 Masters after the first round.

With the Masters taking place in the Peach State, The Telegraph is providing updates on where the players with Georgia ties are in the field.

The final round came to a close, the players from the state or alum of Georgia universities were unable to catch Tiger Woods at -13.

Follow along with us all week at macon.com to keep up with some of your favorites.

UGA alumni

Bubba Watson: For a few moments it looked as though Watson might slip into his third green jacket as moved to just one off the lead. He finished with bogeys on 17 and 18 to drop out of contention. He still finished in the top 12 at -8.

Kevin Kisner: Three straight majors in a row, the former Bulldog has had career finishes at majors after posting a -3 round on Sunday to tie for 21st at -5 for the tournament.

Keith Mitchell: He really took advantage of gaining some additional experience on Sunday as he had his best round of the week. He finishes at -1 for the tournament after -3 final round.

Augusta State University/UGA transfer

Patrick Reed: He didn’t repeat but he did get back under par before presenting Tiger Woods with his green jacket. He finished at -2 for the tournament after a -3 round on Sunday.

Georgia Tech

Matt Kuchar: The former Yellow Jacket wasn’t able to make any noise on Sunday as he shot an even par round at -8. There were moments that he could’ve gotten into the mix but never got in a groove.

Stewart Cink: Missed the cut.

Larry Mize: Missed the cut.

Golfers living in Georgia

Zach Johnson: He finished +1 on the day but was out of contention before the round even started. The two-time major champion will look to bounce back soon.

Charles Howell III: It was a rollercoaster of a week for Howell. He had a bad round followed by a great round and the repeated the cycle on Saturday and Sunday. He finished -3 for the tournament.

Patton Kizzire: He bounced back on Sunday wtih -3 round after posting a +1 round on Saturday. He finished at -6 for the week and showed some solid improvement in his game.

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