2004 Masters Tournament: Mickelson Wins It

For years Phil Mickelson was tagged as the "best player without a major." But at the 2004 Masters, the 68th played, Mickelson won to shed that label.

Winner: Phil Mickelson, 279

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

Tournament dates: April 8-11, 2004

Leader after first round: Justin Rose, 67

Leader after second round: Justin Rose, 138

Leader after third round: Chris DiMarco and Phil Mickelson, 210

Notable Notes: Phil Mickelson won 22 times on the PGA Tour without a winning a major. Then, his 23rd victory was here at The Masters.

Mickelson and Ernie Els battled over much of the back nine during the final round, Els shooting 67 to Mickelson's 69. Mickleson made five birdies over the final nine holes, including one to tie Els for the lead at No. 16. Then, at the last hole, Mickelson rolled in an 18-foot birdie putt to win the tournament.

Final Scores

Phil Mickelson 72-69-69-69=279
Ernie Els 70-72-71-67=280
K.J. Choi 71-70-72-69=282
Sergio Garcia 72-72-75-66=285
Bernhard Langer 71-73-69-72=285
Paul Casey 75-69-68-74=286
Fred Couples 73-69-74-70=286
Chris DiMarco 69-73-68-76=286
Davis Love III 75-67-74-70=286
Nick Price 72-73-71-70=286
Vijay Singh 75-73-69-69=286
Kirk Triplett 71-74-69-72=286
Retief Goosen 75-73-70-70=288
Padraig Harrington 74-74-68-72=288
Charles Howell III 71-71-76-70=288
a-Casey Wittenberg 76-72-71-69=288
Stewart Cink 74-73-69-73=289
Steve Flesch 76-67-77-69=289
Jay Haas 69-75-72-73=289
Fredrik Jacobson 74-74-67-74=289
Stephen Leaney 76-71-73-69=289
Stuart Appleby 73-74-73-70=290
Shaun Micheel 72-76-72-70=290
Justin Rose 67-71-81-71=290
Tiger Woods 75-69-75-71=290
Alex Cejka 70-70-78-73=291
Mark O'Meara 73-70-75-74=292
Bob Tway 75-71-74-72=292
Scott Verplank 74-71-76-72=293
Jose Maria Olazabal 71-69-79-75=294
Bob Estes 76-72-73-74=295
Brad Faxon 72-76-76-71=295
Jerry Kelly 74-72-73-76=295
Ian Poulter 75-73-74-73=295
Justin Leonard 76-72-72-76=296
Phillip Price 71-76-73-76=296
Paul Lawrie 77-70-73-77=297
Sandy Lyle 72-74-75-76=297
Eduardo Romero 74-73-74-77=298
Todd Hamilton 77-71-76-75=299
Tim Petrovic 72-75-75-78=300
a-Brandt Snedeker 73-75-75-77=300
Jeff Sluman 73-70-82-77=302
Chris Riley 70-78-78-78=304

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