1942 Masters Tournament

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1942 Masters Tournament
Tournament information
Dates April 9–13, 1942
Location Augusta, Georgia
Course(s) Augusta National Golf Club
Tour(s) PGA Tour
Statistics
Par 72
Field 42 players
Cut None
Prize fund $5,000
Winner's share $1,500
Champion
United States Byron Nelson
280 (–8), playoff

The 1942 Masters Tournament was the ninth Masters Tournament, contested from April 9 to April 13 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Byron Nelson shot five-under par in the final 13 playoff holes to defeat Ben Hogan 69-70. Hogan led by three strokes after five holes. This was Nelson's second Masters title. The purse was $5,000 and the winner's share was $1,500.

This was the last Masters tournament until 1946; it was not played from 1943-1945, due to World War II.

Final leaderboard[edit]

Sunday, April 12, 1942

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
T1 Byron Nelson  United States 68-67-72-73=280 –8 Playoff
Ben Hogan  United States 73-70-67-70=280
3 Paul Runyan  United States 67-73-72-71=283 –5 600
4 Sam Byrd  United States 68-68-75-74=285 –3 500
5 Horton Smith  United States 67-73-74-73=287 –1 400
6 Jimmy Demaret  United States 70-70-75-75=290 +2 300
T7 E.J. "Dutch" Harrison  United States 74-70-71-77=292 +4 200
Lawson Little  United States 71-74-72-75=292
Sam Snead  United States 78-69-72-73=292
T10 Chick Harbert  United States 73-73-72-75=293 +5 100
Gene Kunes  United States 74-74-74-71=293

Playoff[edit]

Monday, April 13, 1942

Place Player Country Score To par Money ($)
1 Byron Nelson  United States 35-34=69 –3 1,500
2 Ben Hogan  United States 36-34=70 –2 800

Scorecard[edit]

Hole  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Par 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 4
United States Nelson +2 +1 +1 +2 +2 +1 +1 –1 –1 –1 –2 –3 –4 –4 –4 –4 –4 –3
United States Hogan E –1 –1 –1 –1 E E E E +1 E E –1 –2 –3 –2 –2 –2

Source:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nelson defeats Hogan in playoff by one stroke". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. April 14, 1942. p. 16. 

External links[edit]

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