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Golf fans enjoy the final day of The Masters, cheer on Adam Scott

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AUGUSTA, GA (CBS46) -

People traveled from all over the world to watch Adam Scott's historic finish at The Masters.  The rain late Sunday just added to the drama.

It's a tradition unlike any other - The Masters.

"It's just like God's country as far as I'm concerned. It's the most beautiful place I've ever been at. It's just serene," Marilyn Bateman said.

She and her daughters started their Masters tradition in '99, and each year since then, they strategize on how to score a front row seat.

"You have to get up at 4 a.m. and get in line at 5:15 a.m. and walk as fast as you can behind the green coats all the way up here," Bateman said.

First timer Chris Gumino was thrilled to see Augusta National in person. 

"I watched it on TV for the past 15 years and I thought the course was flat. And it's so not flat. It's so much better in person, it's indescribable," Gumino.

Each year there are stories on the course that mark The Masters tournament. According to Mark Hosford, two stand out this year.

"The part with Tiger and getting the two-stroke penalty and the 14-year-old. We've been following him halfway through today. That's just amazing seeing a kid that young and carrying himself that well," Hosford said.

But no one could have anticipated the end to this Masters tournament - a playoff in the rain to win, and a new legacy for Adam Scott and Australia.

"Golf is a big sport at home, it may not be the biggest sport, but it's been a sport that's been followed with a long list of great players. And this was one thing in golf that we had not been able to achieve, so it's amazing that it's my destiny to be the first Aussie to win. Just incredible," Scott said.

The green jacket ceremony is one 93-year-old Evelyn Lee is proud to have witnessed many times.

"I've been coming here since 1959. It's just a big big thrill with my granddaughter, we're having a real good time," Lee said.

The first major of the year is in the books. The 77th Masters tournament ends with a win for Scott. It is the first Masters win for Scott and the first Masters win for an Australian.

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