Who won the first Augusta National Invitation Tournament in 1934?
Horton Smith played second fiddle to Bobby Jones when he won the first Augusta National Invitation Tournament in 1934. Two years later, when he won for the second time, he validated it on his way to a Hall of Fame career. Smith was the last man to beat Jones before his Grand Slam campaign of 1930, winning a tournament in Savannah, Ga.
Who is the most recent winner of the Masters Tournament?
Below is a look at the full history of Masters winners, from the first winner, Horton Smith in 1934, to the most recent victor, Hideki Matsuyama. * Note: The Masters was canceled from 1943-1945 as a result of World War II.
Who won the PGA Championship in 1935?
Horton Smith won the event with a 20-foot (6 m) birdie putt at the 17th hole (now the 8th hole), and finished at 284 (−4), one stroke ahead of runner-up Craig Wood. (The current nines were reversed in 1934, switched to the current configuration prior to the 1935 event.)
What was the first Masters Tournament in golf?
The 1934 Masters Tournament was the very first one. It was originally named the Augusta National Invitation Tournament. Where it was played: Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia Tournament dates: March 22-25, 1934 Leader after first round: Emmet French, Jimmy Hines and Horton Smith, 70