Masters playoff format means sudden death for Garcia or Rose

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Masters playoff format means sudden death for Garcia or Rose

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Masters playoff format means sudden death for Garcia or Rose

The Masters playoff format is sudden death.

The play begins on the 18th tee. They players then then alternate between holes 10 and 18 until a winner is determined. The holes run next to each other at Augusta National with one tee box essentially being right next to the other green, and vice versa.

Sunset in Augusta is set for 7:54 p.m. Eastern time, roughly 35 minutes after Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia were set to begin on No. 18. Garcia and Rose were tied at 9-under after 71 holes.

The U.S. Open has a Monday playoff in which the players play a full 18 holes on Monday.

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