Masters 2017: Danny Willett ‘knocked back’ by Augusta win

( CNN) He claimed one of the most coveted honors in golf, but winning the Master led to a year of anguish for Danny Willett.

The Englishman took advantage of Jordan Spieth’s collapse over the final holes last April to secure his first major title and earn a place in one of sport’s most elite winners’ clubs.

He slipped on the fabled green jacket, and pocketed the $1.8 million first prize, but achieving his lifelong dreaming at merely his second attempt had its downsides.

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The Masters’ iconic green jacket

Sunday at the Masters

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