April 10 has been a tournament date 39 times in the history of the Masters tournament, the last in 2016. The final round has been played 11 times on April 10. Sam Snead in 1949 and Tiger Woods in 2005 won their first Masters. to this date.
Here’s a look back at some of the most memorable moments from April 10 dates of the past.
1949: Sam Snead closed with 67 for his first Masters win. He was also the first champion to receive a green jacket.
Cadet Masters:Augusta’s caddies ruled the Masters grounds. Then the rain came in 1982
No. 4, please:Jeff Sluman still only a hole-in-one on Augusta National’s longest par 3
Many memories of masters:70 Masters golf tournaments later, and no slowdown for this Augusta resident
1955: Cary Middlecoff set a record for the biggest margin of victory with his seven-stroke victory over Ben Hogan.
1960: Arnold Palmer birdied the final two holes for a one-stroke win over Ken Venturi.
1961: South African Gary Player became the first international champion.
1966: Jack Nicklaus won a three-way elimination to become the first consecutive Masters winner.
1977: Tom Watson finished with 67 to hold off hard-charging Jack Nicklaus.
1988: Sandy Lyle birdied the last hole for a one-stroke win over Mark Calcavecchia.
1994: Jeff Maggert, using a 3 iron at 222 yards, landed a double eagle on the No. 13.
2005: Tiger Woods used a birdie chip-in at No. 16 to force a playoff with Chris DiMarco and later win the tournament.
2011: Charl Schwartzel birdied his last four holes to beat Australians Jason Day and Adam Scott by two shots.