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1950 Masters Tournament

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Dates  April 6–9, 1950
Tour(s)  PGA Tour
Location  Augusta, Georgia
Par  72
1950 Masters Tournament
Course(s)  Augusta National Golf Club
Organized by  Augusta National Golf Club

The 1950 Masters Tournament was the 14th Masters Tournament, held April 6–9 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Jimmy Demaret won at 283 (−5) and became the first three-time Masters champion, with previous wins in 1940 and 1947. He played the par-five 13th hole (Azalea) in six-under-par for the week, with two eagles and two birdies at the pivotal 480-yard (440 m) hole.

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Third round leader Jim Ferrier, a naturalized American originally from Australia, bogeyed five of the final six holes for 75 (+3) and was two strokes back as runner-up. Defending champion Sam Snead was third at 287 (−1).

Ben Hogan played in his first major since his near-fatal automobile accident in early 1949. In second place after 54 holes, he shot a 76 (+4) in the final round and fell back to even par for the week, in a tie for fourth place with Byron Nelson. Hogan won the next three majors he entered: the 1950 U.S. Open, 1951 Masters, and 1951 U.S. Open.

The tournament drew an estimated 10,000 patrons on Saturday and 18,000 on Sunday. With the favorable turnout, host Bobby Jones increased the original purse of $10,000 to $12,000.

Past champions in the field

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

    Thursday, April 6, 1950

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    Second round

    Friday, April 7, 1950

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    Third round

    Saturday, April 8, 1950

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    Final round

    Sunday, April 9, 1950

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    Scorecard

    Final round

    Cumulative tournament scores, relative to par
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    References

    1950 Masters Tournament Wikipedia


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