2003 Masters Tournament Results

The 2003 Masters was the 67th one played. And when Mike Weir won, he became the tournament's first Canadian winner and first left-handed champion. But he had to survive a playoff to do it.

Winner: Mike Weir, 281

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

Tournament dates: April 10-13, 2003

Leader after first round: Darren Clarke, 66

Leader after second round: Mike Weir, 138

Leader after third round: Jeff Maggert, 211

What Happened at the 2003 Masters Tournament

Who was the first Canadian to win any of golf's four major championships? Mike Weir. And who was the first left-handed golfer to win The Masters? Mike Weir. Weir accomplished both feats at the 2003 Masters, also becoming just the second lefty (after Bob Charles) to win any of the majors.

Weir also has the distinction of going bogey-free throughout the final round, but then bogeying the first playoff hole — and winning anyway.

Weir and Len Mattiace, who fired a final-round 65, went into the playoff after Weir sank a 7-foot par-saver on the 72nd hole. On that first extra hole, Mattiace found himself stymied by trees when his approach drifted offline. Weir needed only a bogey to secure the victory, and that's what he got.

The first round of the 2003 Masters was rained out and didn't begin until Friday. Much of the second round was played Friday afternoon, and the tournament got back on schedule with the completion of the third round on Saturday. Weir had a 4-stroke lead after 36 holes, then trailed Jeff Maggert by two strokes after 54 holes. But Maggert struggled to a 75 on Sunday while Mattiace was climbing with his 65 and Weir was en route to his bogey-free 68.

Tiger Woods, attempting to become the first golfer to win three consecutive Masters, opened with a 76, but shot a third-round 66 to climb into fifth place. But in the final round Woods struggled to a 75 and finished well back.

2003 Masters Final Scores

x-Mike Weir 70-68-75-68—281
Len Mattiace 73-74-69-65—281
Phil Mickelson 73-70-72-68—283
Jim Furyk 73-72-71-68—284
Jeff Maggert 72-73-66-75—286
Ernie Els 79-66-72-70—287
Vijay Singh 73-71-70-73—287
Scott Verplank 76-73-70-69—288
Mark O'Meara 76-71-70-71—288
Jonathan Byrd 74-71-71-72—288
Jose Maria Olazabal 73-71-71-73—288
David Toms 71-73-70-74—288
Retief Goosen 73-74-72-70—289
Tim Clark 72-75-71-71—289
Davis Love III 77-71-71-71—290
Angel Cabrera 76-71-71-72—290
Paul Lawrie 72-72-73-73—290
Rich Beem 74-72-71-73—290
K.J. Choi 76-69-72-73—290
Tiger Woods 76-73-66-75—290
a-Ricky Barnes 69-74-75-73—291
Bob Estes 76-71-74-71—292
Brad Faxon 73-71-79-70—293
Adam Scott 77-72-74-70—293
Scott McCarron 77-71-72-73—293
Chris Riley 76-72-70-75—293
Nick Price 70-75-72-76—293
Sergio Garcia 69-78-74-73—294
Charles Howell III 73-72-76-73—294
Darren Clarke 66-76-78-74—294
a-Hunter Mahan 73-72-73-76—294
Fred Couples 73-75-69-77—294
Kevin Sutherland 77-72-76-70—295
Loren Roberts 74-72-76-73—295
Nick Faldo 74-73-75-73—295
Rocco Mediate 73-74-73-75—295
Shingo Katayama 74-72-76-74—296
Billy Mayfair 75-70-77-74—296
Kenny Perry 76-72-78-71—297
Robert Allenby 76-73-74-74—297
Justin Rose 73-76-71-77—297
Phil Tataurangi 75-70-74-78—297
Craig Parry 74-73-75-75—297
Jeff Sluman 75-72-76-75—298
Pat Perez 74-73-79-75—301
a-Ryan Moore 73-74-75-79—301
John Rollins 74-71-80-77—302
Jerry Kelly 72-76-77-79—304
Craig Stadler 76-73-79-77—305

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