1972 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

Jack Nicklaus won the 1972 Masters, which was the 36th time the tournament was played.

Winner: Jack Nicklaus, 286

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

Tournament dates: April 6-9, 1972

Leader after first round: Jack Nicklaus, 68

Leader after second round: Jack Nicklaus, 139

Leader after third round: Jack Nicklaus, 212

Notable Notes: Jack Nicklaus led wire-to-wire to record his fourth Masters victory. He joined Arnold Palmer as the only 4-time winners at this point in Masters history.

It was a tough week at Augusta, with Nicklaus the only golfer to finish below par.

Final Scores

Jack Nicklaus 68-71-73-74—286
Bruce Crampton 72-75-69-73—289
Bobby Mitchell 73-72-71-73—289
Tom Weiskopf 74-71-70-74—289
Homero Blancas 76-71-69-74—290
Bruce Devlin 74-75-70-71—290
Jerry Heard 73-71-72-74—290
Jim Jamieson 72-70-71-77—290
Jerry McGee 73-74-71-72—290
Gary Player 73-75-72-71—291
Dave Stockton 76-70-74-71—291
George Archer 73-75-72-72—292
Charles Coody 73-70-74-75—292
Al Geiberger 76-70-74-72—292
Steve Melnyk 72-72-74-74—292
Bert Yancey 72-69-76-75—292
Billy Casper 75-71-74-74—294
Bob Goalby 73-76-72-73—294
a-Ben Crenshaw 73-74-74-74—295
Takaaki Kono 76-72-73-74—295
Lanny Wadkins 72-72-77-74—295
Bob Charles 72-76-74-74—296
Roberto De Vicenzo 75-69-76-76—296
Gardner Dickinson 77-72-73-74—296
Hubert Green 75-74-74-73—296
Paul Harney 71-69-75-81—296
Tony Jacklin 72-76-75-74—297
a-Tom Kite 74-74-76-73—297
Sam Snead 69-75-76-77—297
J.C. Snead 74-77-72-75—298
Bert Greene 75-75-77-72—299
Bobby Nichols 72-71-80-76—299
Harry Bannerman 78-72-72-78—300
Grier Jones 73-75-76-76—300
Arnold Palmer 70-75-74-81—300
Lee Trevino 75-76-77-72—300
Lu Liang-Huan 75-72-80-74—301
Gibby Gilbert 72-76-74-81—303
Peter Oosterhuis 74-76-80-73—303
Ken Still 74-77-77-76—304
Frank Beard 72-79-79-76—306
a-Jim Simons 71-79-76-80—306
a-Jim McLean 75-75-78-79—307
Bob Murphy 75-76-77-79—307
Larry Hinson 77-74-79-78—308
Bob Rosburg 74-73-83-78—308
a-Dewitt Weaver 74-76-81-79—310

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