1955 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

Dr. Cary Middlecoff, a practicing dentist, drilled the field in winning the 1955 Masters, the 19th one played.

Winner: Cary Middlecoff, 279

Where it was played: Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia

Tournament dates: April 7-10, 1955

Leader after first round: Jack Burke Jr., 67

Leader after second round: Cary Middlecoff, 137

Leader after third round: Cary Middlecoff, 209

Notable Notes: Cary Middlecoff ran away with the championship, winning by a then-record seven strokes over runner-up Ben Hogan.

Middlecoff did much of his work in the second round, when a 65 took him to a 4-stroke lead. He maintained that advantage after the third round, then extended it with a final-round 70.

Arnold Palmer played in his first Masters and finished 10th.

Final Scores

Cary Middlecoff 72-65-72-70—279
Ben Hogan 73-68-72-73—286
Sam Snead 72-71-74-70—287
Julius Boros 71-75-72-71—289
Bob Rosburg 72-72-72-73—289
Mike Souchak 71-74-72-72—289
Lloyd Mangrum 74-73-72-72—291
Stan Leonard 77-73-68-74—292
a-Harvie Ward Jr. 77-69-75-71—292
Dick Mayer 78-72-72-71—293
Byron Nelson 72-75-74-72—293
Arnold Palmer 76-76-72-69—293
Jack Burke Jr. 67-76-71-80—294
Skee Riegel 73-73-73-75—294
Walt Burkemo 73-73-72-77—295
Jay Hebert 75-74-74-72—295
Frank Stranahan 77-76-71-71—295
a-Joe Conrad 77-71-74-75—297
Billy Maxwell 77-72-77-71—297
Johnny Palmer 77-73-72-75—297
Peter Thomson 74-73-74-76—297
Tommy Bolt 76-70-77-75—298
Gene Littler 75-72-76-75—298
Pete Cooper 73-73-78-75—299
Ed Furgol 74-72-78-75—299
a-Hillman Robbins 77-76-74-72—299
Max Evans 76-75-75-76—302
a-William Goodloe Jr. 74-73-81-75—303
Claude Harmon 77-75-78-73—303
a-Don Cherry 79-75-78-72—304
Marvin Ward 77-73-77-77—304
a-Charlie Coe 74-77-76-78—305
Pat Fletcher 76-75-77-77—305
Chick Harbert 76-80-73-76—305
Al Mengert 79-71-78-77—305
Billy Burke 75-78-77-76—306
a-Bill Campbell 77-73-80-76—306
a-Bruce Cudd 75-74-79-78—306
Shelley Mayfield 77-73-80-76—306
Denny Shute 78-71-77-80—306
Henry Picard 78-79-75-75—307
Bob Toski 78-71-79-79—307
Marty Furgol 79-74-79-76—308
Leland Gibson 81-75-75-77—308
Rudy Horvath 79-77-76-76—308
a-James Jackson 79-75-77-77—308
Earl Stewart 78-80-72-78—308
Jim Turnesa 77-75-79-78—309
a-Billy Joe Patton 79-76-77-78—310
Johnny Revolta 75-78-79-78—310
John Weitzel 78-80-78-74—310
Lew Worsham 80-75-79-76—310
a-Dick Chapman 74-79-73-85—311
Vic Ghezzi 78-79-77-77—311
Ed Oliver 77-76-81-77—311
Jerry Barber 75-77-77-83—312
Herman Keiser 82-79-75-76—312
a-Rex Baxter Jr. 74-76-80-83—313
a-Ted Lenczyk 77-80-77-81—315
Horton Smith 81-81-79-74—315
Sam Parks Jr. 80-80-78-78—316
Craig Wood 81-81-79-76—317
Al Besselink 80-75-80-83—318
a-Dale Morey 82-77-81-78—318
Lawson Little 81-77-77-84—319
Bo Wininger 81-74-81-84—320
a-Ed Meister Jr. 86-87-74-77—324
a-Davis Love Jr. 82-85-83-77—327

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