On This Day

April 9, 1962 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

26th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Arnold Palmer wins the 3rd of his 4 Masters titles in an 18 hole Monday playoff with Gary Player and Dow Finsterwald; tournament's first 3-way playoff

Birthdays in Sport

  • Freddie Joe Nunn, American NFL defensive end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Noxubee County, Mississippi
  • Jeff Turner, American NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Bangor, Maine