Not good enough: Smith runner-up despite four rounds in 60s

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Cameron Smith, of Australia, watches his chip to the 18th green during the final round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Cameron Smith pulled off a feat that had never been done before at the Masters.

All it got him was a silver medal.

Until Sunday, no player had ever posted four straight rounds in the 60s.

Smith did it with an up-and-down par off the front of the green at the 72nd hole, giving him a 3-under 69 for the final round.

On the heels of shooting 67, 68 and 69 over the first three rounds, Smith finished with a 15-under total that would've been good enough to win most years.

Not in 2020.

Dustin Johnson blew away the field with a record-breaking 20-under score, propelling him to a five-shot victory over the 27-year-old Australian and South Korea's rising star, Sungjae Im.

“It would have been cool to do that and win,” Smith said “I would take 15 under around here for the rest of my career. I might win a couple. That's just the way it is.”