1985 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

A "Strange" twist helped Bernhard Langer to his first major title at the 1985 Masters, the 49th edition of the tournament. It happened after another golfer seeking his first major blew a three-stroke lead with six holes to play.

Winner: Bernhard Langer, 282

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

Tournament dates: April 11-14, 1985

Leader after first round: Gary Hallberg, 68

Leader after second round: Craig Stadler, Payne Stewart and Tom Watson, 140

Leader after third round: Raymond Floyd, 212

What Happened at the 1985 Masters

Curtis Strange opened this Masters with an 80 in the first round, but, remarkably, found himself three shots in the lead with only six holes to play. Then he bogeyed three of those final six holes and wound up tied for second, behind the winner Bernhard Langer.

Langer started the final round four shots behind the third-round leader, Ray Floyd. But Langer shot 68 to Floyd's 72, Floyd dropping into the runner-up tie with Strange and Seve Ballesteros. Langer, going the opposite direction of Strange, birdied four of his last seven holes.

Langer was the second-ever European (after Ballesteros) to win The Masters, and the first German. Strange never did win a Green Jacket, but he went on to win back-to-back U.S. Open titles in 1988-89.

One year before his famous last Masters win in 1986, Jack Nicklaus finished tied for sixth place. Future 2-time Masters champ Jose Maria Olazabal missed the cut in his tournament debut.

1985 Masters Final Scores

Bernhard Langer 72-74-68-68—282
Seve Ballesteros 72-71-71-70—284
Raymond Floyd 70-73-69-72—284
Curtis Strange 80-65-68-71—284
Jay Haas 73-73-72-67—285
Gary Hallberg 68-73-75-70—286
Bruce Lietzke 72-71-73-70—286
Jack Nicklaus 71-74-72-69—286
Craig Stadler 73-67-76-70—286
Fred Couples 75-73-69-70—287
David Graham 74-71-71-71—287
Lee Trevino 70-73-72-72—287
Tom Watson 69-71-75-72—287
Billy Kratzert 73-77-69-69—288
John Mahaffey 72-75-70-71—288
Isao Aoki 72-74-71-72—289
Gary Koch 72-70-73-74—289
Wayne Levi 75-72-70-73—290
Mark McCumber 73-73-79-65—290
a-Sam Randolph 70-75-72-73—290
Tim Simpson 73-72-75-70—290
Jim Thorpe 73-71-72-74—290
Lanny Wadkins 72-73-72-73—290
Mark O'Meara 73-76-72-70—291
Andy Bean 72-74-73-73—292
Nick Faldo 73-73-75-71—292
Sandy Lyle 78-65-76-73—292
Johnny Miller 77-68-76-71—292
Corey Pavin 72-75-75-70—292
Payne Stewart 69-71-76-76—292
a-Jerry Haas 76-69-73-75—293
Calvin Peete 75-70-74-74—293
Joey Sindelar 73-73-75-72—293
Hal Sutton 77-69-70-77—293
Sam Torrance 73-73-75-72—293
Lennie Clements 75-75-73-71—294
Hale Irwin 78-71-73-72—294
Mark Lye 72-73-79-70—294
Larry Nelson 73-75-74-72—294
Gary Player 71-75-73-75—294
Ronnie Black 74-71-75-75—295
David Edwards 74-72-77-72—295
Scott Simpson 71-73-77-74—295
Charles Coody 72-77-74-73—296
Bob Gilder 72-75-81-68—296
a-Jay Sigel 76-71-77-72—296
Woody Blackburn 78-71-72-77—298
Danny Edwards 77-72-71-78—298
Larry Mize 71-75-76-76—298
Tommy Nakajima 77-70-78-73—298
Greg Norman 73-72-75-78—298
Jack Renner 72-77-70-79—298
George Archer 73-74-79-73—299
Scott Hoch 73-76-74-76—299
Dennis Watson 76-72-75-76—299
Rex Caldwell 73-74-77-77—301
Billy Casper 71-78-74-79—302
Ben Crenshaw 70-76-77-79—302
a-John Inman 70-76-80-77—303
Bob Eastwood 77-72-82-77—308

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