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Former Masters champion Phil Mickelson, back, helps Charl Schwartzel put on his Green Jacket after winning the Masters Sunday in Augusta, Ga. (Associated Press)

Schwartzel sneaks up on Masters field to earn his first Green Jacket

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By Doug Ferguson, AP Golf Writer

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Charl Schwartzel gave this Masters a finish it deserved.

On an amazing Sunday at Augusta National, where the roars came from everywhere and for everyone and didn't stop until it was over, Schwartzel emerged from the madness by becoming the first Masters champion to close with four straight birdies.

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