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Past Winners of The Masters

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Horton Smith, Byron Nelson, Henry Picard, Jimmy Demaret, Craig Wood, Gene Sarazen, Herman Keiser at the 1947 Masters.

Horton Smith, Byron Nelson, Henry Picard, Jimmy Demaret, Craig Wood, Gene Sarazen, Herman Keiser at the 1947 Masters.

The Masters Tournament, one of golf's four major championship events, has been held 83 times at Augusta National Golf Club since 1934, with 53 different players capturing the Masters trophy and a coveted green jacket.
Horton Smith was the first player to win that first Masters in 1934. A defending champion has gone on to win only three times in Masters history (Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo and Tiger Woods). On 17 occasions, a player captured the win in a playoff.
The only years the Masters were not played was between 1943-1945 due to World War II. Additionally, the tournament was rescheduled from it's original April date in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dustin Johnson won the 2020 Masters, his first. No amateur has ever won the Masters. Ken Venturi was the closest amateur to winning in 1956. He held the 54-hole lead over the likes of Sam Snead, Ben Hogan and Arnold Palmer. Jack Burke, Jr. became a Masters winner after besting Venturi by a stroke in the final round.
Below is a list of all past Masters champions:
Year — Masters Champions
  • 2020 — Dustin Johnson
  • 2019 — Tiger Woods
  • 2018 — Patrick Reed
  • 2017 — Sergio Garcia (Won in playoff)
  • 2016 — Danny Willett
  • 2015 — Jordan Spieth
  • 2014 — Bubba Watson
  • 2013 — Adam Scott (Won in playoff)
  • 2012 — Bubba Watson (Won in playoff)
  • 2011 — Charl Schwartzel
  • 2010 — Phil Mickelson
  • 2009 — Angel Cabrera (Won in playoff)
  • 2008 — Trevor Immelman
  • 2007 — Zach Johnson
  • 2006 — Phil Mickelson
  • 2005 — Tiger Woods (Won in playoff)
  • 2004 — Phil Mickelson
  • 2003 — Mike Weir (Won in playoff)
  • 2002 — Tiger Woods
  • 2001 — Tiger Woods
  • 2000 — Vijay Singh
  • 1999 — Jose Maria Olazabal
  • 1998 — Mark O'Meara
  • 1997 — Tiger Woods
  • 1996 — Nick Faldo
  • 1995 — Ben Crenshaw
  • 1994 — Jose Maria Olazabal
  • 1993 — Bernhard Langer
  • 1992 — Fred Couples
  • 1991 — Ian Woosnam
  • 1990 — Nick Faldo (Won in playoff)
  • 1989 — Nick Faldo (Won in playoff)
  • 1988 — Sandy Lyle
  • 1987 — Larry Mize (Won in playoff)
  • 1986 — Jack Nicklaus
  • 1985 — Bernhard Langer
  • 1984 — Ben Crenshaw
  • 1983 — Seve Ballesteros
  • 1982 — Craig Stadler (Won in playoff)
  • 1981 — Tom Watson
  • 1980 — Seve Ballesteros
  • 1979 — Fuzzy Zoeller (Won in playoff)
  • 1978 — Gary Player
  • 1977 — Tom Watson
  • 1976 — Raymond Floyd
  • 1975 — Jack Nicklaus
  • 1974 — Gary Player
  • 1973 — Tommy Aaron
  • 1972 — Jack Nicklaus
  • 1971 — Charles Coody
  • 1970 — Billy Casper (Won in playoff)
  • 1969 — George Archer
  • 1968 — Bob Goalby
  • 1967 — Gay Brewer Jr.
  • 1966 — Jack Nicklaus (Won in playoff)
  • 1965 — Jack Nicklaus
  • 1964 — Arnold Palmer
  • 1963 — Jack Nicklaus
  • 1962 — Arnold Palmer (Won in playoff)
  • 1961 — Gary Player
  • 1960 — Arnold Palmer
  • 1959 — Art Wall Jr.
  • 1958 — Arnold Palmer
  • 1957 — Doug Ford
  • 1956 — Jack Burke Jr.
  • 1955 — Cary Middlecoff
  • 1954 — Sam Snead (Won in playoff)
  • 1953 — Ben Hogan
  • 1952 — Sam Snead
  • 1951 — Ben Hogan
  • 1950 — Jimmy Demaret
  • 1949 — Sam Snead
  • 1948 — Claude Harmon
  • 1947 — Jimmy Demaret
  • 1946 — Herman Keiser
  • 1945 — No tournament, WWII
  • 1944 — No tournament, WWII
  • 1943 — No tournament, WWII
  • 1942 — Byron Nelson (Won in playoff)
  • 1941 — Craig Wood
  • 1940 — Jimmy Demaret
  • 1939 — Ralph Guldahl
  • 1938 — Henry Picard
  • 1937 — Byron Nelson
  • 1936 — Horton Smith
  • 1935 — Gene Sarazen (Won in playoff)
  • 1934 — Horton Smith
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