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1940 Masters Tournament

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Dates  April 4–7, 1940
Tour(s)  PGA Tour
Location  Augusta, Georgia
Par  72
1940 Masters Tournament
Course(s)  Augusta National Golf Club
Organized by  Augusta National Golf Club

The 1940 Masters Tournament was the seventh Masters Tournament, held April 4–7 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

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Jimmy Demaret won the first of his three Masters titles, four strokes ahead of runner-up Lloyd Mangrum, the largest margin of victory until 1948. The purse was $5,000 and the winner's share was $1,500.

Mangrum shot an opening round 64 (−8), a new course record by two strokes, and it stood for 46 years, until Nick Price's 63 in 1986, later equaled by Greg Norman in 1996. Although all three of these players won major titles, none won a Masters.

Past champions in the field

  • The Masters did not have a 36-hole cut until 1957
  • First round

    Thursday April 4, 1940

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    Scorecard

    First round, set course record   32-32=64 (−8), lasted until 1986

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    Second round

    Friday April 5, 1940

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    Third round

    Saturday April 6, 1940

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    Final round

    Sunday April 7, 1940

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    References

    1940 Masters Tournament Wikipedia


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