1949 Masters Tournament
|Dates||April 7–10, 1949|
|Course(s)||Augusta National Golf Club|
|Length||6,900 yards (6,310 m)|
The 1949 Masters Tournament was the 13th Masters Tournament, held April 7–10 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. This was the first year that the famous Green Jacket was awarded to the tournament winner.
Sam Snead shot back-to-back rounds of 67 on the weekend to win by three strokes over runners-up Johnny Bulla and Lloyd Mangrum. This was the first of his three Masters victories and the third of his seven major championships.
Ben Hogan did not play in the majors in 1949, due to a near-fatal automobile accident in early February.
|Place||Player||Country||Score||To par||Money ($)|
|1||Sam Snead||United States||73-75-67-67=282||–6||2,750|
|T2||Johnny Bulla||United States||74-73-69-69=285||–3||1,100|
|Lloyd Mangrum||United States||69-74-72-70=285|
|T4||Johnny Palmer||United States||73-71-70-72=286||–2||440|
|Jim Turnesa||United States||73-72-71-70=286|
|6||Lew Worsham||United States||76-75-70-68=289||+1||330|
|7||Joe Kirkwood, Jr.||Australia||73-72-70-75=290||+2||330|
|T8||Jimmy Demaret||United States||76-72-73-71=292||+4||311|
|Clayton Heafner||United States||71-74-72-75=292|
|Byron Nelson||United States||75-70-74-73=292|