1950: Demaret first to three Masters wins
In 1950, Jimmy Demaret, he needed some help from Jim Ferrier to become the tournament's first three-time winner.
Ferrier carried a four-stroke lead into the final round over Demaret, who was playing well in front of Ferrier on the final day. Demaret posted his 69 and waited to see whether his total would hold up.
Ferrier carried a big lead into the final nine, but he came home in 41 to ruin his chances. Demaret, who played the par-5 13th in 6-under for the tournament with two eagles and two birdies, made birdies on three of his final six holes. Ferrier bogeyed five of the final six.
Randy Russell's account in The Chronicle summed up Demaret's win: "Demaret, whose colorful garb made him look like an Easter egg rolling along the greensward, backed in to the victory that made him the first man in history to win the Masters three times."
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