Justin Rose Majors: Rose Looks to Add First Masters Win

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Justin Rose is looking for his first Masters win. (Getty)

Justin Rose is looking for his first win at Augusta. A Masters victory would be Rose’s first major since the 2013 U.S. Open, the only major of his career.

While the green jacket has been elusive, Rose has a history of doing well at Augusta. His best finish came in 2015 when his -14 was second only to Jordan Spieth. Rose has a total of four top-10 finishes in his previous 11 Masters tournaments.

He finished 10th in the 2016 Masters at +1. Rose finished eighth in 2012 at -4 and was fifth in 2007 at +4. Rose spoke with Golf.com after he won his first major at the U.S. Open.

What a piece of silverware to be sitting to my right. It’s just an incredible experience and a childhood dream come true. I’ve been striving my whole life to win a major. I’ve holed a putt to win a major championship hundreds of thousands of times on the putting green at home. Preparing for this tournament, I dreamt about the moment of having a putt to win. I’m pretty happy it was a two-incher on the last.

Rose is originally from Johannesburg, South Africa but considers himself English. Rose has homes in Lake Nona, Florida and London, England. He won a gold medal for England in the 2016 Olympics. It was golf’s first Olympic medal since 1904 as the game returned to the summer games after a century long hiatus.

Not only would a Masters win give Rose his first green jacket, it would be back-to-back Masters for England with Danny Willett’s surprising 2016 victory.

Heading into the Masters, Rose has had seven PGA Tour tournament victories. His last win came at the 2015 Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Rose has done well for himself earning $38,294,555 since turning pro in 1998.

Here’s the highlights of Rose’s victory at the 2013 U.S. Open:


2013 U.S. Open: Rose PrevailsJustin Rose needed to make a par on Merion's difficult par-18th hole to win his first major championship, and he came through. After a good drive in the fairway, Rose striped a 4-iron from 229 yards out that landed on the green and rolled past the flagstick to the back collar. He got up and…2014-05-27T20:24:41.000Z

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