Updated On — 27th Sep, 2020
Since 1934 golfers have been winning in the various competitions especially the Masters golf tournament. The first winner in the year 1934 is Horton Smith and he won with 284 points against the runner up who scored 285. The following year was won by Gene Sarazen who scored 282.
In the year 1940, the tournament was won by Jimmy Demaret with 280 while the runner up scored 284 and he is Lloyd Mangrum. The following year which was in the year 1941, the winner was Craig Wood who scored 280 against the runner up Bryon Nelson that scored 283. Demaret won again in the year 1947 with 281 scores as against Byron Nelson that score 283. For the third time in the year, Jimmy Demaret won with 283 points. Sam Snead won in 1952 when he scored 286 and won again in 1954 when he defeated the runner up Ben Hogan who scored 289. Ben Hogan has earlier won the 1951 edition with 280 and 1953 edition with 274. He was the runner up in 1954 and 1955.
In the year 1958, it was Arnold Palmer who won with 284 points. He won again in 1960 and 1962 and 1964 with 280 and 276 respectively.
Jack Nicklaus won in the year 1963 with 286 and again the year 1965 when he won with 271 points. In 1966 he won with again with 288 scores. Jack Nicklaus won again in 1972 with 286 points and 1975 with 276 points. Jack Nicklaus won again in the year 1986.
In the year 1989, it was Nick Faldo who won with 283 points while he won the following year 1990 with 278. He won in the year 1996 with 274. In the year 1997, Tiger Woods won with 270 to be the first black person to win. Woods won again in the year 2001 with 272 points against David Duval. The following year which 2002, which was won by Tiger Woods who scored 276 points. In the year, 2005 Tiger Wood won it for the fourth time and that was with 276 points. Woods also won the last edition that was held in the year 2019 with 275 points. The last year’s edition has three runners up. Tiger Woods was the runner up for a few years. The runners up for the last edition that was held in the year 2019 include Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka as well as Xander Schauffele. All these scored 276 each.