Both Scott, who attended the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, and the 43-year old Cabrera finished the 72nd hole with birdies to force the playoff. Both parred 18, the first playoff hole. Then Scott won it with a 12-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole at number 10.
37-year old Tiger Woods finished with a final round of 2-under par 70. He ended up tied for fourth at -5 for the tournament. He has won four Masters green jackets. But it has been eight years since his last victory at Augusta National.
Defending Champion Bubba Watson shot a final round of 77 and finished 7-over for the four days.
Former Coastal Carolina golfer Dustin Johnson shot his best round ever at Augusta by carding a first round 5-under par 67. He held the lead briefly on Friday, but collapsed on the back nine to finish with a second round score of 76. Johnson rebounded for a final round 2-under par 70 to finish the tournament in red numbers at -1 and a tie for 13th place.