They say the Masters doesn't start until the second nine on Sunday, and as it turns out, the inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur ended in similar fashion.
The historic event turned into a two-woman race on Saturday at Augusta National Golf Club, and Jennifer Kupcho outplayed Maria Fassi down the stretch to card a final-round 67 and take home the hardware.
Kupcho was even par through 12 holes before coming on in a big way down the stretch, playing her last six holes in 5 under.
The run started with what was arguably the shot of the day, this approach into the 13th hole to set up an eagle and tie Fassi for the lead:
Kupcho then birdied the 15th and 16th holes to take the lead for good:
Jennifer Kupcho takes a two shot lead as they head to No. 17. pic.twitter.com/dUEzdC7DfH— Augusta National Women's Amateur (@anwagolf) April 6, 2019
The Wake Forest senior then took one of the most storied walks in golf, down the 18th fairway with one hand on the trophy as patrons cheered her on.
Kupcho capped it off with a birdie at the last to put the exclamation point on her historic victory before Augusta chairman Fred Ridley presented her with the trophy in Butler Cabin.
The second nine at Augusta has seen its share of memorable moments, but this one ranks right up there.