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1937 Masters

 

In 1937, The Masters Tournament was played for the fourth time.

Winner: Byron Nelson, 283

Where it was played: Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia

Tournament dates: April 1-4, 1937

Leader after first round: Byron Nelson, 66

Leader after second round: Byron Nelson, 138

Leader after third round: Ralph Guldahl, 209

Notable Notes: You probably know that there is a bridge at Augusta National dedicated to Byron Nelson, the Nelson Bridge on the 13th hole. It carries Nelson's name because of what happened at the 1937 Masters. Nelson trailed Ralph Guldahl going to the 12th hole, but outplayed Guldahl by five strokes on Nos. 12 and 13, turning the tournament around.

Final Scores
Byron Nelson 66-72-75-70--283
Ralph Guldahl 69-72-68-76--285
Ed Dudley 70-71-71-74--286
Herman Cooper 73-69-71-74--287
Ky Laffoon 73-70-74-73--290
Jimmy Thomson 71-73-74-73--291
Al Watrous 74-72-71-75--292
Tommy Armour 73-75-73-72--293
Vic Ghezzi 72-72-72-77--293
Leonard Dodson 71-75-71-77--294
Jimmy Hines 77-72-68-77--294
Wiffy Cox 70-72-77-76--295
Clarence Clark 77-75-70-74--296
Tony Manero 71-72-78-75--296
Johnny Revolta 71-72-72-81--296
Denny Shute 74-75-71-76--296
Bobby Cruickshank 79-69-71-78--297
Sam Snead 76-72-71-79--298
Lawson Little 70-79-74-76--299
Willie Macfarlane 73-76-73-77--299
Paul Runyan 74-77-72-76--299
Felix Serafin 75-76-71-77--299
Horton Smith 75-72-77-75--299
Ray Mangrum 71-80-72-77--300
Gene Sarazen 74-80-73-73--300
Craig Wood 79-77-74-71--301
a-Charlie Yates 76-73-74-78--301
a-Francis Francis 77-74-75-76--302
Billy Burke 77-71-75-80--303
Al Espinosa 72-76-79-76--303
Bobby Jones 79-74-73-77--303
Harold "Jug" McSpaden 77-79-72-76--304
Bill Mehlhorn 73-76-77-79--305
Henry Picard 75-77-75-78--305
a-Chuck Kocsis 76-72-77-82--307
Al Brosch 78-79-74-77--308
Tom Kerrigan 75-77-77-79--308
Sam Parks Jr. 76-75-80-77--308
Frank Moore 73-79-76-82--310
a-Jess Sweetser 75-80-85-79--319
a-John Riddell79-81-82-79--321

Other accounts of the 1937 Masters:
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Related pages:
List of all winners of The Masters

 

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