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Willett’s Masters victory ‘no fluke’

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Danny Willett’s best shots as he won the title

“Swing and Abyss” was the headline in USA Today, summing up an American verdict that the story of the 80th Masters was Jordan Spieth’s extraordinary back nine meltdown.

Yet taking this view ignores a performance worthy of major glory from a player who was ready to win at the highest level. Danny Willett’s triumph was no fluke.

While the wider sporting public can now wake up to the fact that the UK has a new golfing hero, those close to the game have been more than aware of the talents of the 28-year-old from Sheffield.

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