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1976 Masters


Ray Floyd dominated the 1976 Masters with a record performance. It was the 40th time the tournament was played.

Winner: Ray Floyd, 271

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

Tournament dates: April 8-11, 1976

Leader after first round: Ray Floyd, 65

Leader after second round: Ray Floyd, 131

Leader after third round: Ray Floyd, 201

Notable Notes: The 1977 Masters was all about Ray Floyd. He led from wire-to-wire (the first golfer to do so) and tied Jack Nicklaus' then-tournament scoring records of 17-under-par 271.

Floyd opened with rounds of 65-66, bettering the previous 36-hole tournament record by four strokes. He led second-place Nicklaus by eight after three rounds. And Floyd won by eight over runner-up Ben Crenshaw (Nicklaus was third, 11 shots back).

Final Scores
Raymond Floyd 65-66-70-70--271
Ben Crenshaw 70-70-72-67--279
Jack Nicklaus 67-69-73-73--282
Larry Ziegler 67-71-72-72--282
Charles Coody 72-69-70-74--285
Hale Irwin 71-77-67-70--285
Tom Kite 73-67-72-73--285
Billy Casper 71-76-71-69--287
Roger Maltbie 72-75-70-71--288
Graham Marsh 73-68-75-72--288
Tom Weiskopf 73-71-70-74--288
Jim Colbert 71-72-74-72--289
Lou Graham 68-73-72-76--289
Gene Littler 71-72-74-72--289
Al Geiberger 75-70-73-73--291
Dave Hill 69-73-76-73--291
Jerry McGee 71-73-72-75--291
a-Curtis Strange 71-76-73-71--291
Bud Allin 69-76-72-75--292
Bruce Devlin 77-69-72-74--292
Hubert Green 71-66-78-77--292
Dale Hayes 75-74-73-70--292
Gay Brewer 75-74-71-73--293
Rik Massengale 70-72-78-73--293
Johnny Miller 71-73-74-75--293
Peter Oosterhuis 76-74-75-68--293
Bruce Crampton 74-76-71-73--294
Bob Murphy 72-74-76-73--295
Eddie Pearce 71-71-79-74--295
Gary Player 73-73-70-79--295
Lee Trevino 75-75-69-76--295
Art Wall Jr. 74-71-75-75--295
Don January 73-74-76-73--296
Jumbo Ozaki 72-75-75-74--296
Tom Watson 77-73-76-70--296
Joe Inman 74-75-71-77--297
Takashi Murakami 74-71-80-73--298
Andy North 66-81-75-76--298
Bob Gilder 71-75-76-77--299
John Mahaffey 72-74-78-75--299
Bob Shearer 73-75-76-75--299
Tommy Aaron 73-76-77-74--300
Frank Beard 74-75-78-74--301
J.C. Snead 72-77-76-76--301
Pat Fitzsimons 71-79-77-76--303
a-Dick Siderowf 76-73-77-81--307
Bobby Cole 75-74-78-82--309

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