1980 Masters: Seve claims first Masters

March, 15, 2011
03/15/11
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Masters Top 25 Moment -- No. 20

In 1980, a 23-year-old Seve Ballesteros became the youngest Masters champion when he bested Gibby Gilbert and Jack Newton by four shots at Augusta National.

The victory was the first of Ballesteros' two Masters triumphs and second of what would be five major championships in his career.

Ballesteros either led or was tied for the lead after each round.

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