1969 Masters Tournament: Bull's-eye for Archer

George Archer scored his lone major championship victory at the 1969 Masters, the 33rd playing of the tournament.

Winner: George Archer, 281

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

Tournament dates: April 10-13, 1969

Leader after first round: Billy Casper, 66

Leader after second round: Bruce Devlin and Billy Casper, 137

Leader after third round: Billy Casper, 208

Notable Notes: Billy Casper held or shared the lead through the first three rounds, but he couldn't hold on til the end. Casper's final-round 74 opened the door for George Archer, who trailed Casper by one shot entering Round 4. Archer responded with a 72, good enough for the victory.

Final Scores

George Archer 67-73-69-72—281
Billy Casper 66-71-71-74—282
George Knudson 70-73-69-70—282
Tom Weiskopf 71-71-69-71—282
Charles Coody 74-68-69-72—283
Don January 74-73-70-66—283
Miller Barber 71-71-68-74—284
Tommy Aaron 71-71-73-70—285
Lionel Hebert 69-73-70-73—285
Gene Littler 69-75-70-71—285
Mason Rudolph 69-73-74-70—286
Dan Sikes 69-71-73-74—287
Bruce Crampton 69-73-74-72—288
Al Geiberger 71-71-74-72—288
Harold Henning 73-72-71-72—288
Takaaki Kono 71-75-68-74—288
Bert Yancey 69-75-71-73—288
Dave Stockton 71-71-75-72—289
Frank Beard 72-74-70-74—290
Deane Beman 74-73-74-69—290
Bruce Devlin 67-70-76-77—290
Dale Douglass 73-72-71-74—290
Lee Trevino 72-74-75-69—290
Jackie Burke Jr. 73-72-70-76—291
Dave Hill 75-73-72-71—291
Jack Nicklaus 68-75-72-76—291
Arnold Palmer 73-75-70-74—292
Johnny Pott 72-72-71-78—293
Roberto Bernardini 76-71-72-75—294
Bob Charles 70-76-72-76—294
Gardner Dickinson 73-74-71-76—294
Bobby Nichols 78-69-74-73—294
Don Bies 74-70-70-81—295
Julius Boros 72-73-73-77—295
Gary Player 74-70-75-76—295
Raymond Floyd 73-71-78-74—296
Doug Sanders 72-71-76-77—296
Ken Still 73-75-71-77—296
Kermit Zarley 73-73-76-74—296
Bob Goalby 70-76-76-75—297
Art Wall Jr. 70-77-78-72—297
Peter Townsend 75-71-73-79—298
Steve Spray 75-72-74-78—299
a-Bruce Fleisher 69-75-73-83—300
Mac McLendon 72-75-76-80—303
a-Dick Siderowf 78-69-80-82—309

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