Who Won The Masters Golf Tournament® in 1971?

    The Masters Golf Tournament® has a long-lived legacy as one of golf’s most prestigious tournaments. Starting back in 1934 and progressing on today, Augusta National® has seen many champions walk onto its course.

    These champions are nothing short of legendary, and we’re here to uncover the story behind every golfer who has won in history.

    Charles Coody

    Charles Coody is best known for his win at The Masters® in 1971. He made his pro debut in 1963, played on the U.S. Ryder Cup team in 1971, and was known as one of the best iron players during his time. Towards the end of his career Coody played on the Senior PGA Tour, which is now referred to as the Champions Tour, and won five times. He played in his final tournament at The Masters® in 2006 just before retiring.

    Coody was inducted in to the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.

    The Masters® 1971

    Charles Coody won his first and only major at The Masters® 1971, just two strokes ahead of Johnny Miller and Jack Nicklaus. Miller went in to the final round -6 and had a two-shot lead going in to the 14th hole, but could not hold on to the lead. Coody and Nicklaus became co-leaders, until Coody came back from a bogey on the 14th hole with two consecutive birdies and pars on the final two holes to claim the 1971 Green Jacket.

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     Victoria Barnett

    QE-2016_Headshot-Victoria-Barnett.pngVictoria Barnett is originally from High Point, NC. She received her B.A. in Communication Studies and minors in Business and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In her spare time, Victoria enjoys watching baseball, baking and hanging out with her golden retriever, Kaaya. She loves to travel to Florida and is a die-hard Miami Hurricanes fan. 

     

    Darragh Farrelly

    410-Blogger-Darragh-Farrelly-48eb94555a7e887e43b7859670f8fa79Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Darragh made the move to North Carolina a little over three years ago. An avid sports fan, he earned his BA in Journalism from Griffith College Dublin, which led him to various roles covering sports in Ireland. When he's not watching the New England Patriots win, Darragh enjoys going to concerts and following the English Premier League.

    Kristen Doolan

    Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 

    Jazzy Morgan

    Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011. She attended Winthrop University where she received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading Vogue & Cosmo, keeping up with fashion trends and watching her favorite soccer team, Manchester United.