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1974 Masters

 

The 1974 Masters was the 38th edition of the tournament. Gary Player won it for the second time.

Winner: Gary Player, 278

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

Tournament dates: April 11-14, 1974

Leader after first round: Jim Colbert, 67

Leader after second round: Dave Stockton, 137

Leader after third round: Dave Stockton, 207

Notable Notes: Gary Player hovered around the top of the leaderboard all week, then on the next-to-last hole of the tournament he struck a blow for the championship. Actually, he struck a 9-iron approach to the 17th green in the final round, which stopped at tap-in range. That late birdie propelled Player to the second of his three Masters titles, a 2-stroke victory over Dave Stockton and Tom Kite.

Final Scores
Gary Player 71-71-66-70--278
Dave Stockton 71-66-70-73--280
Tom Weiskopf 71-69-70-70--280
Jim Colbert 67-72-69-73--281
Hale Irwin 68-70-72-71--281
Jack Nicklaus 69-71-72-69--281
Bobby Nichols 73-68-68-73--282
Phil Rodgers 72-69-68-73--282
Maurice Bembridge 73-74-72-64--283
Hubert Green 68-70-74-71--283
Bruce Crampton 73-72-69-70--284
Jerry Heard 70-70-73-71--284
Dave Hill 71-72-70-71--284
Arnold Palmer 76-71-70-67--284
Bud Allin 73-73-70-69--285
Miller Barber 75-67-72-71--285
Ralph Johnston 72-71-70-72--285
Johnny Miller 72-74-69-70--285
Dan Sikes 69-71-74-71--285
Chi Chi Rodriguez 70-74-71-71--286
Sam Snead 72-72-71-71--286
Frank Beard 69-70-72-76--287
Ben Crenshaw 75-70-70-72--287
Raymond Floyd 69-72-76-70--287
Bob Goalby 76-71-72-68--287
Julius Boros 75-70-69-74--288
John Schlee 75-71-71-71--288
J.C. Snead 73-68-74-73--288
Charles Coody 74-72-76-67--289
Don Iverson 68-74-73-74--289
Hugh Baiocchi 75-71-74-70--290
Bruce Devlin 70-72-76-72--290
Al Geiberger 76-68-70-76--290
Graham Marsh 76-69-72-73--290
Peter Oosterhuis 79-68-68-75--290
Kermit Zarley 73-71-77-69--290
Billy Casper 70-71-76-74--291
Art Wall 70-77-72-72--291
Gene Littler 69-71-78-74--292
Larry Ziegler 72-73-73-74--292
Babe Hiskey 70-78-75-72--295
Leonard Thompson 73-72-77-73--295
Ed Sneed 74-74-77-72--297
Orville Moody 74-73-78-77--302

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Related pages:
List of all winners of The Masters

 

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