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Masters - Notable Historical Events

Byron NelsonApr 4, 1937

Sam SneadApr 10, 1949

Ben HoganApr 7, 1951

Arnold PalmerApr 6, 1958

Gary PlayerApr 10, 1961

Jack NicklausApr 7, 1963

Ray FloydApr 11, 1976

Tom WatsonApr 10, 1977

Seve BallesterosApr 13, 1980

Ivan LendlJan 16, 1981

Bernhard LangerApr 14, 1985

Nick FaldoApr 9, 1989

Fred CouplesApr 12, 1992

Tiger WoodsApr 13, 1997

Phil MickelsonApr 11, 2004

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Masters - Historical Events
Date Event
1934-03-22

1st Masters golf championship began in Augusta, Ga

1934-03-25

1st Golf Masters Championship: Horton Smith wins, shooting a 284

1935-04-08

2nd Golf Masters Championship: Gene Sarazen wins, shooting a 282

1935-04-18

Gen Sarazen's double eagle on 15th, wins him his 2nd Masters

1936-04-06

3rd Golf Masters Championship: Horton Smith wins, shooting a 285

1937-04-04

4th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 283

1938-04-04

5th Golf Masters Championship: Henry Picard wins, shooting a 285

1939-04-02

6th Golf Masters Championship: Ralph Guldahl wins, shooting a 279

1940-04-07

7th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 280

1941-04-06

8th Golf Masters Championship: Craig Wood wins, shooting a 280

1942-04-12

9th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 280

1946-04-07

10th Golf Masters Championship: Herman Keiser wins, shooting a 282

1947-04-06

11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 281

1948-04-11

12th Golf Masters Championship: Claude Harmon wins, shooting a 279

1949-04-10

13th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 282

1950-04-09

14th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 283

1951-04-07

15th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Hogan wins, shooting a 280

1951-04-07

American Bowling Congress begins 1st masters tournament

1952-04-06

16th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 286

1953-04-12

17th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Hogan wins, shooting a 274

1954-04-12

18th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 289

1955-04-10

19th Golf Masters Championship: Cary Middlecoff wins, shooting a 279

1956-04-08

20th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Burke Jr wins, shooting a 289

1957-04-07

21st Golf Masters Championship: Doug Ford wins, shooting a 283

1958-04-06

22nd Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 284

1959-04-05

23rd Golf Masters Championship: Art Wall Jr wins, shooting a 284

1960-04-10

24th Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 282

1961-04-10

25th Golf Masters Championship: Gary Player wins, shooting a 280

1962-04-09

26th Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 280

1963-04-07

27th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 286

1964-04-12

28th Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 276

1965-04-11

29th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 271

1966-04-11

30th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 288

1967-04-09

31st Golf Masters Championship: Gay Brewer Jr wins, shooting a 280

1967-07-30

Clifford Ann Creed/Margie Masters wins Yankee Ladies' Team Golf Champ

1967-11-12

Margie Masters wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic

1968-04-14

32nd Golf Masters Championship: Bob Goalby wins, shooting a 277

1968-04-14

Roberto de Vicenzo loses Masters for signing an incorrect score card

1968-04-24

ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Pete Tountas

1969-04-13

33rd Golf Masters Championship: George Archer wins, shooting a 281

1969-04-23

ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Jim Chestney

1970-04-13

34th Golf Masters Championship: Billy Casper wins, shooting a 279

1971-04-11

35th Golf Masters Championship: Charles Coody wins, shooting a 279

1972-04-09

36th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 286

1973-04-09

37th Golf Masters Championship: Tommy Aaron wins, shooting a 283

1973-05-16

ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Dave Soutar

1974-04-14

38th Golf Masters Championship: Gary Player wins, shooting a 278

1975-04-13

39th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 276

1976-04-11

40th Golf Masters Championship: Ray Floyd wins, shooting a 271

1976-05-09

Sally Little wins LPGA Ladies Masters at Moss Creek Golf Tournament

1977-04-10

41st Golf Masters Championship: Tom Watson wins, shooting a 276

1978-04-09

42nd Golf Masters Championship: Gary Player wins, shooting a 277

1979-04-15

43rd Golf Masters Championship: Fuzzy Zoeller wins, shooting a 280

1980-04-13

44th Golf Masters Championship: Seve Ballesteros wins, shooting a 275

1980-05-23

ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Neil Burton

1981-01-16

Ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Bjorn Borg

1981-04-12

45th Golf Masters Championship: Tom Watson wins, shooting a 280

1982-04-11

46th Golf Masters Championship: Craig Stadler wins, shooting a 284

1983-04-11

47th Golf Masters Championship: Seve Ballesteros wins, shooting a 280

1984-04-15

48th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Crenshaw wins, shooting a 277

1985-04-14

49th Golf Masters Championship: Bernhard Langer wins, shooting a 282

1986-04-13

50th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 279

1987-04-12

51st Golf Masters Championship: Larry Mize wins, shooting a 285

1988-04-10

52nd Golf Masters Championship: Sandy Lyle wins, shooting a 281

1988-11-25

US & Soviet chess grand masters Donaldson & Akhmilovskaya wed

1989-04-09

53rd Golf Masters Championship: Nick Faldo wins, shooting a 283

1989-04-09

Scott Hoch chokes on 18 inch putt & loses Masters golf tournament

1990-04-08

54th Golf Masters Championship: Nick Faldo wins, shooting a 278

1990-05-05

ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Chris Warren

1991-04-14

55th Golf Masters Championship: Ian Woosnam wins, shooting a 277

1991-05-04

ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Doug Kent

1992-04-09

Record 18 golfers shoot in 60s in Masters round 1 (old record 12)

1992-04-12

56th Golf Masters Championship: Fred Couples wins, shooting a 275

1993-04-11

57th Golf Masters Championship: Bernhard Langer wins, shooting a 277

1993-05-08

ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Phil Ware

1994-03-30

ABC Masters Tournament won by Hobo Boothe

1994-04-10

58th Golf Masters Championship: Jose M Olazabal wins, shooting a 279

1995-04-09

59th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Crenshaw wins, shooting a 274

1995-05-06

ABC Bud Light Masters Bowling Tournament won by Mike Aulby

1996-04-14

60th Golf Masters Championship: Nick Faldo wins, shooting a 276

1996-05-04

ABC Bud Light Masters Bowling Tournament won by Ernie Schlegel

1997-03-02

Gail Graham wins LPGA Alpine Australian Ladies Masters

1997-04-13

61st Golf Masters Championship: Tiger Woods at 21 (270 18 under par)

1997-05-03

ABC Bud Light Masters Bowling Tournament won by Jason Queen

1998-03-01

Australian Ladies Masters Golf

1998-04-12

62nd Golf Masters Championship: Mark O'Meara wins, shooting a 279

1999-04-11

63rd Golf Masters Championship: José María Olazábal wins, shooting a 280

2000-04-09

64th Golf Masters Championship: Vijay Singh wins, shooting a 278

2001-04-08

65th Golf Masters Championship: Tiger Woods wins, shooting a 272

2002-04-14

66th Golf Masters Championship: Tiger Woods becomes the third golfer to win in two consecutive years

2003-04-13

67th Golf Masters Championship: Mike Weir wins, shooting a 281

2004-04-11

68th Golf Masters Championship: Phil Mickelson wins, shooting a 279

2005-04-10

69th Golf Masters Championship: Tiger Woods wins, shooting a 276

2006-04-09

70th Golf Masters Championship: Phil Mickelson wins, shooting a 281

2007-04-08

71st Golf Masters Championship: Zach Johnson wins, shooting a 289

2008-04-13

72nd Golf Masters Championship: Trevor Immelman wins, shooting a 280

2009-04-12

73rd Golf Masters Championship: Ángel Cabrera wins, shooting a 276

2010-04-11

74th Golf Masters Championship: Phil Mickelson wins, shooting a 272

2011-04-10

75th Golf Masters Championship: Charl Schwartzel wins, shooting a 274

2012-04-08

76th Golf Masters Championship: Bubba Watson wins, shooting a 278

2013-04-14

77th Golf Masters Championship: Adam Scott wins, shooting a 279

2014-04-13

Bubba Watson wins the US Golf Masters

2015-04-12

79th Golf Masters Championship: Jordan Spieth wins, shooting a 270

2017-04-10

Sergio Garcia holds off Justin Rose to win Masters

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Masters - Notable Birthdays

Arnold Daniel PalmerSep 10, 1929

Bernhard LangerAug 27, 1957

Fred CouplesOct 3, 1959

Masters - Birthdays
Date Event
1856-9-13

Ernest Gillet, The Dancing Masters

1861-9-30

Morgan Robertson, Masters of Men

1868-08-23

Edgar Lee Masters, Spoon River

1869-08-23

Edgar Lee Masters, poet/novelist (Spoon River Anthology)

1870-12-27

Louis Baron fils, Our Masters, the Servants

1894-12-09

Harry Masters, The Beauties

1895-12-11

Eleanor Masters, The Blue Bird

1902-02-27

Gene Sarazen, Harrison NY, PGA golfer (Masters 1935, US Open 1922, 32)

1902-03-15

Kitty Masters, actress

1902-12-05

Morris Goldsmith, Film Music Masters: Jerry Goldsmith

1911-04-11

Harry Holt, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

1912-01-28

Monte Masters, Dragnet

1912-02-04

Byron Nelson, Golf Masters

1914-10-26

John Masters, Bhowani Junction

1914-11-23

[Arthur] Wilson "Bob" Tucker, US, sci-fi author (Time Masters)

1914-9-15

Howard Masters, Secret Evidence

1915-04-04

Bob Bemiller, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

1915-11-23

Natalie Masters, The Hugga Bunch

1915-12-27

William Howell Masters, sex author/physician

1915-12-27

William H. Masters, The Truth About Sex

1919-10-13

Georg Schimanski, Masters of the Congo Jungle

1920-03-23

James Brown, Desdemona Tx, actor (Lt Rip Masters-Rin Tin Tin)

1922-02-05

Peter Masters, D-Day Remembered

1923-03-18

Robert Trias, The Immortal Masters

1923-08-21

Chris Schenkel, 1997 Highlights of the Masters Tournament

1923-10-07

William Masters, Ransom

1925-02-11

Virginia E Johnson, doctor/sexologist (Masters & Johnson)

1926-03-21

Henry Djanik, Time Masters

1928-11-17

Arman, Masters of Modern Sculpture Part II: Beyond Cubism

1929-08-07

Michael Masters, Sssssss

1929-09-10

Arnold Daniel Palmer, Latrobe PA, PGA golfer (1964 Masters)

1930-03-25

Lynn Masters, Free to Be... You & Me

1930-07-18

Sammy Masters, Cal's Corral

1933-10-10

Gerald Masters, South African/British author (Pan Book of Dates)

1933-9-19

Norm Masters, 1962 NFL Championship Game

1934-10-24

Margie Masters, LPGA golfer

1936-04-01

George Masters, Tootsie

1937-02-22

Tommy Aaron, Gainesville GA, PGA golfer (1973 Masters)

1937-07-13

Charles Coody, Stamford TX, PGA golfer (1971 Masters)

1937-12-22

Gael Greene, Masters Get Schooled

1939-10-01

George Archer, SF CA, PGA golfer (1969 Masters Bing Crosby)

1940-04-24

Valerie Masters, Episode #1.8

1941-02-04

Marie Masters, One Life to Live

1942-03-02

Kwang Jo Choi, the founder of Choi Kwang- do and is one of the twelve original Masters of Taekwon-Do.

1942-04-02

Hiroyuki Sakai, Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters

1942-9-06

Al Dacascos, Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes

1943-9-24

Hanania Baer, Masters of the Universe

1944-03-15

Billy Masters, Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs

1944-06-24

Chris Wood, Masters of the Universe

1947-05-06

Ben Masters, Corvalis OR, actor (Vic-Another World, Making Mr Right)

1947-05-06

Ben Masters, The Deliberate Stranger

1948-10-14

Christopher Rage, My Masters

1949-06-23

James Masters, Hillsborough

1950-07-28

Tony Carroll, Masters of the Universe

1950-11-14

Bill Masters, The Movie

1951-08-17

Tammy Masters, Everyone's Waiting

1951-11-11

Fuzzy [Frank] Zoeller, New Albany IN, PGA golfer (Masters 1981)

1953-06-02

Craig Robert Stadler, San Diego CA, PGA golfer (Masters 1982)

1955-04-10

Cary Middlecoff, golfer (Masters)

1957-08-27

Bernhard Langer, Anhausen, German golfer (two-time Masters champion)

1958-04-28

Sandra Montgomery, Masters of Horror

1958-09-23

Larry Hogan Mize, Augusta GA, PGA golfer (1987 Masters)

1958-10-21

John Forsen, Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona

1959-10-03

Fred Couples, Seattle Washington, American golfer and Masters Champion (1992)

1959-10-17

Dolph Lundgren, actor (Rocky 4, Masters of Universe) [or Nov 3]

1960-08-07

Scott Nicolas, Masters of the Gridiron

1960-11-22

Tommy Masters, Framingham MA, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Carolina-50th)

1961-03-04

Roger Wessels, Port Elizabeth South Africa, golfer (1994 Canadian Masters)

1962-01-17

Rebecca Steele, Dutch Masters

1963-02-11

Dan Osman, Masters of Stone II

1963-08-16

Scott Dunlap, Pittsburgh PA, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 S Afr Masters)

1964-03-21

Austin Masters, Ass Lick Alley

1964-03-28

Lea Masters, Double Tribal, Double Trouble

1964-12-02

Grant Masters, Secrets & Lies

1964-9-28

Dick Masters, Heat in the Night

1965-08-10

Eric Thal, The Puppet Masters

1965-10-28

Curtis Bowden, Masters of Horror

1967-05-07

Susan Vegas, Dutch Masters

1968-08-05

Stephanie Flanders, Masters of Money

1968-10-05

Sally Smith, Orange NSW, golfer (1993 T67 Alpine Aust Ladies Masters)

1969-02-13

Billy Masters, Here to Remember

1969-02-23

Rick Masters, Born on the Fourth of July

1970-03-23

Champagne, Dutch Masters

1970-10-15

Leo Masters, Genderella

1970-12-19

Wendy Miles, Australia, golfer (1993 T77 Alpine Aust Ladies Masters)

1972-08-14

Lalanya Masters, Sarang Song

1973-02-06

Joshua J. Masters, Mud Season

1973-04-25

Wes Martin, Calgary Alta, golfer (1990 Alberta Jr Masters-2nd)

1973-05-04

Tess Masters, BioShock Infinite

1976-02-07

Kelly Choi, Masters Get Schooled

1976-06-17

Kett M. Robbins, Siegfried & Roy: Masters of the Impossible

1976-10-16

Mike Masters, Zombie Night

1977-08-21

James Eatock, Masters of the Universe vs. the Snake Men

1979-05-01

Zaire Masters, Bit Part Players

1979-08-31

Gage Powers, Citi Boyz: Masters' Mates

1980-03-10

Ezra Masters, Rasta Finale

1981-02-24

Sevaan Franks, Modern Masters: In the Studio with George Perez

1983-12-31

Darren Hoffman, Tradition Is a Temple: The Modern Masters of New Orleans

1987-07-26

Dustin Hahn, Masters of the Alphabet

1987-9-18

Jonny Masters, Prey and Escape

1991-07-20

Mallorie Greiner, Masters of Disguise

Masters - Weddings
Date Event
1993-08-14

Dr William Masters (78) weds college sweetheart Geraldine Oliver (76)

Masters - Notable Deaths

Ben HoganJul 25, 1997

Masters - Deaths
Date Event
1915-03-24

Morgan Robertson, Masters of Men

1939-11-30

Louis Baron fils, Our Masters, the Servants

1940-05-06

Ernest Gillet, The Dancing Masters

1950-03-05

Edgar Lee Masters, Spoon River

1986-02-09

Natalie Masters, The Hugga Bunch

1989-07-11

Robert Trias, The Immortal Masters

1990-04-27

Dick Masters, Heat in the Night

1991-01-29

Frankie Masters, Paramount Headliner: Frankie Masters and His Orchestra

1991-04-24

Christopher Rage, My Masters

1991-08-20

Herbert Ferber, Masters of Modern Sculpture Part III: The New World

1992-03-11

Tony Carroll, Masters of the Universe

1992-03-22

Georg Schimanski, Masters of the Congo Jungle

1992-04-12

Howard Masters, Secret Evidence

1994-09-25

Kitty Masters, actress, dies at 92

1997-07-25

Ben Hogan, golfer (Masters, Brit Open, US Open-1953), dies at 84

1998-01-15

William Masters, Ransom

1998-03-06

George Masters, Tootsie

1998-11-23

Dan Osman, Masters of Stone II

1999-01-12

Bob Bemiller, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

2001-02-16

William Masters, American gynecologist and sexologist (b. 1915)

2001-02-16

William H. Masters, The Truth About Sex

2001-06-22

Leo Masters, Genderella

2003-12-02

Michael Masters, Sssssss

2003-12-14

Morris Goldsmith, Film Music Masters: Jerry Goldsmith

2004-01-19

Rebecca Steele, Dutch Masters

2004-04-14

Harry Holt, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

2005-03-21

Peter Masters, D-Day Remembered

2005-09-11

Chris Schenkel, 1997 Highlights of the Masters Tournament

2005-10-22

Arman, Masters of Modern Sculpture Part II: Beyond Cubism

2006-09-26

Byron Nelson, Golf Masters

2008-08-18

Henry Djanik, Time Masters

2010-06-04

Lynn Masters, Free to Be... You & Me

2011-02-19

Zaire Masters, Bit Part Players

2013-02-11

Tammy Masters, Everyone's Waiting

2013-03-08

Sammy Masters, Cal's Corral

2018-05-16

Doug Ford dies at 95, was oldest surviving Masters champion


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