1960 Masters Tournament: Wire-to-Wire for Arnie

The 1960 Masters was the 24th time the tournament was played. Arnold Palmer won this year for his second Masters win.

Winner: Arnold Palmer, 282

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

Tournament dates: April 7-10, 1960

Leader after first round: Arnold Palmer, 67

Leader after second round: Arnold Palmer, 140

Leader after third round: Arnold Palmer, 212

Notable Notes: Arnold Palmer went wire-to-wire, leading after every round en route to the victory. But he almost let it slip away at the end. Palmer needed a birdie-birdie finish on the final two holes to secure the 1-stroke victory over Ken Venturi. It was Palmer's second Masters title.

Final Scores

Arnold Palmer 67-73-72-70—282
Ken Venturi 73-69-71-70—283
Dow Finsterwald 71-70-72-71—284
Billy Casper 71-71-71-74—287
Julius Boros 72-71-70-75—288
Walt Burkemo 72-69-75-73—289
Ben Hogan 73-68-72-76—289
Gary Player 72-71-72-74—289
Lionel Hebert 74-70-73-73—290
Stan Leonard 72-72-72-74—290
Jack Burke Jr. 72-72-74-74—292
Sam Snead 73-74-72-73—292
Ted Kroll 72-76-71-74—293
a-Jack Nicklaus 75-71-72-75—293
a-Billy Joe Patton 75-72-74-72—293
Bruce Crampton 74-73-75-72—294
Claude Harmon 69-72-75-78—294
Fred Hawkins 69-78-72-75—294
Mike Souchak 72-75-72-75—294
Tommy Bolt 73-74-75-73—295
Don January 70-72-74-79—295
Ed Oliver 74-75-73-73—295
Bob Rosburg 74-74-71-76—295
a-Frank Taylor 70-74-73-78—295
a-Tommy Aaron 74-75-75-73—297
Doug Ford 74-72-80-71—297
Billy Maxwell 72-71-79-75—297
Dave Ragan 74-73-75-75—297
George Bayer 73-73-80-72—298
a-Deane Beman 71-72-77-78—298
a-Dick Crawford 74-72-75-77—298
Doug Sanders 73-71-81-73—298
a-Gene Andrews 73-76-77-73—299
Jerry Barber 76-73-74-77—300
Jack Fleck 78-71-77-74—300
a-Chuck Kocsis 76-72-78-74—300
Dave Marr 73-77-77-73—300
Harry Weetman 70-78-74-78—300
a-Charlie Coe 72-74-78-77—301
Chick Harbert 73-77-74-77—301
Jay Hebert 69-77-78-77—301
Jim Turnesa 76-73-73-79—301
Lloyd Mangrum 74-74-76-78—302
Lew Worsham 72-76-74-84—306
a-Ward Wettlaufer 73-77-83-78—311

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