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1936 Masters
Recap and Scores for the 1936 Masters Golf Tournament

The winner of the first Masters in 1934 was Horton Smith. The winner of the third Masters - this one, the 1936 Masters - was Horton Smith. Smith thus became the first two-time winner of The Masters.

"Lighthorse" Harry Cooper held a three-stroke lead entering the final round, but managed only a 76. Smith caught and passed Cooper by shooting a 72 that included back-to-back birdies at Nos. 14 and 15 in the fourth round, the birdie at 14 coming on a 50-foot chip-in. Cooper is credited with 31 PGA Tour wins, but never won a major despite several close calls.

Weather played havoc with the 1936 Masters, forcing a 36-hole finish on Monday.

1936 Masters Scores
Results from the 1936 Masters golf tournament played at the par-72 Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (a-amateur):

Horton Smith 74-71-68-72--285 $1,500
Harry Cooper 70-69-71-76--286 $800
Gene Sarazen 78-67-72-70--287 $600
Bobby Cruickshank 75-69-74-72--290 $450
Paul Runyan 76-69-70-75--290 $450
Ed Dudley 75-75-70-73--293 $250
Ky Laffoon 75-70-75-73--293 $250
Ray Mangrum 76-73-68-76--293 $250
a-Johnny Dawson 77-70-70-77--294  
Henry Picard 75-72-74-73--294 $150
Walter Hagen 77-74-73-72--296 $100
Denny Shute 76-68-75-77--296 $100
Wiffy Cox 82-69-75-72--298 $50
Byron Nelson 76-71-77-74--298 $50
Al Espinosa 72-73-75-79--299  
Vic Ghezzi 77-70-77-71--299  
Harold "Jug" McSpaden 77-75-71-76--299  
Jimmy Thomson 76-78-71-74--299  
Orville White 78-73-77-71--299  
Tommy Armour 79-74-72-75--300  
Chick Chin 76-74-71-79--300  
Lawson Little 75-75-73-77--300  
Sam Parks Jr. 76-75-72-77--300  
Craig Wood 88-67-69-76--300  
Johnny Revolta 77-72-76-76--301  
a-Albert Campbell 82-73-68-79--302  
Dick Metz 79-78-76-70--303  
Billy Burke 74-77-74-79--304  
Johnny Farrell 78-75-74-78--305  
Joe Kirkwood 81-76-73-75--305  
Torchy Toda 81-74-75-75--305  
Al Watrous 78-76-73-78--305  
Bobby Jones 78-78-73-77--306  
a-Bill Kaiser 77-78-77-75--307  
a-Charlie Yates 82-73-75-77--307  
Alvin Krueger 75-76-77-80--308  
Ted Luther 74-75-77-72--308  
Ted Turner 76-79-80-75--310  
Jimmy Hines 79-82-74-76--311  
Jules Huot 80-79-75-77--311  
Gene Kunes 81-76-76-78--311  
Frank Walsh 80-77-78-76--311  
a-Johnny Goodman 80-81-79-75--315  
Bob Riegel 84-78-74-83--319  
a-Bob Sweeny Jr. 83-72-74-87--319  

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