On This Day

April 7, 1946 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

10th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: American Herman Keiser wins his only major title, 1 stroke ahead of tour money-leader Ben Hogan; first Masters in 4 years because of World War II

Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan

Birthdays in Sport

  • Colette Besson, French runner (d. 2005)