2002 Masters Tournament Winner and Scores

The 2002 Masters was the 66th time the tournament was played. It was won, for the third time, by Tiger Woods. Woods also became the third golfer to win The Masters in back-to-back years.

Winner: Tiger Woods, 276

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

Tournament dates: April 11-14, 2002

Leader after first round: Davis Love III, 67

Leader after second round: Vijay Singh, 135

Leader after third round: Retief Goosen and Tiger Woods, 205

What Happened at the 2002 Masters Tournament

Tiger Woods was tied for seventh after the first round, tied for fourth after the second, and tied for the lead following the third round of the 2002 Masters. In a tough final round in which only one player broke 70, Woods' 1-under 71 was more than enough to secure his third Green Jacket as Masters champion.

Woods made his move in the third round, which he started four strokes behind second-round leader Vijay Singh. Singh played even-par golf in the third round, which gave Retief Goosen (69) and Woods, who surged with a 66, a chance to get out front.

Goosen and Woods were the final pairing on Sunday, starting the day tied at 11-under. But while Goosen didn't blow up — he carded a 2-over 74 in very tough scoring conditions — he didn't pressure Woods either. Singh was not a factor in the final round.

Tiger's 71 and 12-under total were good for the 3-stroke victory. It was Woods' second straight Masters victory and his seventh overall major championship win to this point. (It was his 31st overall PGA Tour vicvtory.)

Woods became just the third golfer to win back-to-back Masters titles, joining Jack Nicklaus (1965-66) and Nick Faldo (1989-90). Woods was the seventh golfer to win The Masters at least three times.

Sam Snead hit the ceremonial opening tee shot alone this year, the final time he served as an honorary starter. The tournament went without an honorary starter until Arnold Palmer resumed the practice in 2007.

2002 Masters Final Scores

Tiger Woods 70-69-66-71—276
Retief Goosen 69-67-69-74—279
Phil Mickelson 69-72-68-71—280
Jose Maria Olazabal 70-69-71-71—281
Ernie Els 70-67-72-73—282
Padraig Harrington 69-70-72-71—282
Vijay Singh 70-65-72-76—283
Sergio Garcia 68-71-70-75—284
Miguel Angel Jimenez 70-71-74-70—285
Adam Scott 71-72-72-70—285
Angel Cabrera 68-71-73-73—285
Chris DiMarco 70-71-72-73—286
Brad Faxon 71-75-69-71—286
Nick Faldo 75-67-73-72—287
Davis Love III 67-75-74-71—287
Shigeki Maruyama 75-72-73-67—287
Colin Montgomerie 75-71-70-71—287
Thomas Bjorn 74-67-70-77—288
Paul McGinley 72-74-71-71—288
Darren Clarke 70-74-73-72—289
Jerry Kelly 72-74-71-72—289
Justin Leonard 70-75-74-70—289
Nick Price 70-76-70-73—289
Mark Brooks 74-72-71-73—290
Stewart Cink 74-70-72-74—290
Tom Pernice Jr. 74-72-71-73—290
Jeff Sluman 73-72-71-74—290
Mike Weir 72-71-71-76—290
Robert Allenby 73-70-76-72—291
Charles Howell III 74-73-71-73—291
Jesper Parnevik 70-72-77-72—291
John Daly 74-73-70-75—292
Bernhard Langer 73-72-73-74—292
Billy Mayfair 74-71-72-75—292
Craig Stadler 73-72-76-71—292
Fred Couples 73-73-76-72—294
Rocco Mediate 75-68-77-74—294
Greg Norman 71-76-72-75—294
David Toms 73-74-76-71—294
Steve Lowery 75-71-76-73—295
Kirk Triplett 74-70-74-77—295
Tom Watson 71-76-76-72—295
Scott Verplank 70-75-76-75—296
Lee Westwood 75-72-74-76—297
Bob Estes 73-72-75-78—298

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