1. Sports

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:


was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Most Emailed Articles

Holiday Valley Ski Resort

1966 Masters
Recap and Scores for the 1966 Masters Golf Tournament

Who was the first back-to-back winner of The Masters? It was Jack Nicklaus, and he completed the feat at the 1966 Masters.

Nicklaus, the 1965 champion, plus Gay Brewer and Tommy Jacobs all finished 72 holes tied at even-par 288. So the trio headed into an 18-hole Monday playoff, which Nicklaus won by shooting 70. Jacobs had a 72 in the playoff and Brewer a 78.

Brewer had a chance to win in regulation, but bogied the 72nd hole. He did return to win the 1967 Masters, however.

His victory at the 1966 Masters was Nicklaus' third win at The Masters, and his fifth major championship victory.

The 1966 Masters was the final playing appearance in the tournament by Byron Nelson, who missed the cut.

1966 Masters Scores
Results from the 1966 Masters golf tournament played at the par-72 Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (x-won playoff; a-amateur):

x-Jack Nicklaus 68-76-72-72--288$20,000
Tommy Jacobs 75-71-70-72--288$12,300
Gay Brewer 74-72-72-70--288$8,300
Arnold Palmer 74-70-74-72--290$5,700
Doug Sanders 74-70-75-71--290$5,700
Don January 71-73-73-75--292$3,900
George Knudson 73-76-72-71--292$3,900
Raymond Floyd 72-73-74-74--293$2,500
Paul Harney 75-68-76-74--293$2,500
Billy Casper 71-75-76-72--294$1,770
Jay Hebert 72-74-73-75--294$1,770
Bob Rosburg 73-71-76-74--294$1,770
Tommy Aaron 74-73-77-71--295$1,570
Peter Butler 72-71-79-73--295$1,570
Ben Hogan 74-71-73-77--295$1,570
Ken Venturi 75-74-73-74--296$1,500
Tommy Bolt 75-72-78-72--297$1,335
Bruce Crampton 74-75-71-77--297$1,335
Terry Dill 75-72-74-76--297$1,335
Doug Ford 75-73-73-76--297$1,335
Phil Rodgers 76-73-75-73--297$1,335
Frank Beard 77-71-77-73--298$1,300
Chen Ching-Po 75-77-76-70--298$1,300
Roberto De Vicenzo 74-76-74-74--298$1,300
Harold Henning 77-74-70-77--298$1,300
Tony Lema 74-74-74-76--298$1,300
Bobby Nichols 77-73-74-74--298$1,300
Julius Boros 77-73-73-76--299$1,175
Bruce Devlin 75-77-72-75--299$1,175
Gardner Dickinson 76-75-76-72--299$1,175
a-Jimmy Grant 74-74-78-73--299  
Gary Player 74-77-76-72--299$1,175
Rod Funseth 80-70-76-74--300$1,175
Ramon Sota 79-73-77-71--300$1,175
Mike Souchak 71-74-77-78--300$1,175
a-Bill Campbell 76-77-76-72--301  
Wes Ellis 76-75-73-77--301$1,175
Dan Sikes 76-74-75-76--301$1,175
Billy Maxwell 75-77-77-73--302$1,150
R.H. Sikes 73-78-74-77--302$1,150
Dudley Wysong 77-75-73-77--302$1,150
George Bayer 76-77-76-74--303$1,150
Sam Snead 77-72-76-78--303$1,150
a-Don Allen 74-72-75-83--304  
Jack Burke Jr. 75-73-79-77--304$1,150
Jacky Cupit 78-74-77-75--304$1,150
Al Geiberger 76-71-79-78--304$1,150
Gene Littler 76-76-72-80--304$1,150
a-Ed Updegraff 76-75-77-76--304  
a-Charlie Coe 71-77-85-72--305  
a-Bob Dickson 77-74-75-79--305  
Steve Oppermann 74-74-73-84--305$1,125
Randy Glover 72-74-81-79--306$1,125
a-Ron Cerrudo 76-77-72-82--307  
a-Downing Gray 75-77-76-79--307  
a-Ed Tutwiler 79-74-73-81--307  
Dow Finsterwald 73-76-77-82--308$1,125
a-Dale Morey 75-78-76-79--308  
Bob Goalby 76-77-82-77--312$1,125
a-Bob Murphy 76-77-81-78--312  
Jimmy Hitchcock 76-77-78-83--314$1,125
a-Luis Silverio 77-76-77-84--314  

1965 Masters | 1967 Masters

Back to List of Masters Winners

Related Articles
U.S. Open Winners
British Open Winners
PGA Championship Winners

More on The Masters
Masters Records
Masters FAQ
Masters Index on About.com

Explore Golf
By Category
    golfGolfsportsSportsb0503275e3000115cd818d033054009b4b0000770d05c549http://golf.about.comod526F6F748338liveBrent Kelleygolfguide47g000K8zNIP11970-01-0110/od/index.htm0526F6F741approved/od
  1. About.com
  2. Sports
  3. Golf
  4. Golf Major Championships
  5. 1966 Masters Golf Tournament

©2015 About.com. All rights reserved.