Golden on the greens
And Anthony Kim, an American of Korean heritage, finished strong for a third-place finish, his personal best in Augusta.
Choi, who competed with the very best in the third spot, ended up finishing tied for fourth with Tiger Woods. The top-four finish is even more impressive considering that he struggled with a nagging back injury last season.
Yang Yong-eun, who became the first male Asian golfer to win a major at the PGA Championship last year, finished tied for eighth.