On This Day

April 12, 1953 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

17th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Ben Hogan shatters the Masters scoring record by 5 strokes with a 274 (−14) to finish 5 strokes ahead of runner-up Ed Oliver; Hogan's second Masters

Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan