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Fred Couples through the years at the Masters

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Couples moves to No. 2 all-time in cuts made at the Masters, behind only Jack Nicklaus (37)



    Written by Staff @ChampionsTour

    Fred Couples made the cut at the Masters with rounds of 71-74, marking his 31st career made cut at Augusta National. At 63 years, 6 months and 5 days old, he's now the oldest player to ever make the cut at the Masters, surpassing Bernhard Langer for the record.

    Here's a year-by-year look at Couples' historic career at Augusta National.

    Through the years

    1983 - T32: 73-68-81-73

    Couples makes his Augusta debut at the age of 23 after finishing third in the 1982 PGA Championship.

    1984 - 10: 71, 73, 67, 72

    Couples logs his first Masters top-10 with a strong weekend.

    1985 - T10: 75, 73, 69, 70

    1986 - T31: 72, 77, 70, 72

    1988 - T5: 75, 68, 71, 71

    Afer missing the Masters the year prior, Couples logs his best finish at Augusta after opening with a 75.

    1989 - T11: 72, 76, 74, 67

    1990 - 5: 74, 69, 72, 69

    1991 - T35: 68, 73, 72, 75

    1992 - 1: 69, 67, 69, 70

    Couples wins his first major with four rounds of 70 or better for a two-shot victory over Raymond Floyd, the 1976 champion.

    1993 - T21: 72, 70, 74, 72

    1995 - T10: 71, 69, 67, 75

    Couples enters the final round a stroke back but struggles with a 75.

    1996 - T15: 78, 68, 71, 71

    1997 - T7: 72, 69, 73, 72

    1998 - T2: 69, 70, 71, 70

    Holding the 54-hole lead, Couples fires a respectable 70 but is passed with an incredible final round by Mark O'Meara.

    1999 - T27: 74, 71, 76, 71

    2000 - T11: 76, 72, 70, 70

    2001 - 26: 74, 71, 73, 68

    2002 - T36: 73, 73, 76, 72

    2003 - T28: 73, 75, 69, 77

    2004 - T6: 73, 69, 74, 70

    A 44-year-old Couples finds himself in the top 10 throughout the final three rounds for his best finish since 1998.

    AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 8:  Fred Couples of the USA walks down the first fairway during the first round of the Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2004 in Augusta, Georgia.  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Fred Couples

    AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 8: Fred Couples of the USA walks down the first fairway during the first round of the Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2004 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Fred Couples

    2005 - T39: 75, 71, 77, 72

    2006 - T3: 71, 70, 72, 71

    At 46 years old, Couples plays in the final pairing with eventual champion Phil Mickelson on his way to a T3.

    2007 - T30: 76, 76, 78,. 71

    2008 - CUT: 76, 72

    Couples misses his first cut at the Masters in his 24th start.

    2009 - CUT: 73, 73

    2010 - 6: 66, 75, 68, 70

    At 50 years old, Couples storms out of the gates to hold the solo lead after the first round.

    2011 - T15: 71, 68, 72, 73

    2012 - T12: 72, 67, 75, 72

    2013 - T13: 68, 71, 77, 71

    2014 - T20: 71, 71, 73, 75

    Couples, 54 years old, logs his fifth consecutive top-20 at Augusta.

    2015 - CUT: 79, 74

    2017 - T18: 73, 70, 74, 72

    2018 - T38: 72, 74, 73, 72

    2019 - CUT: 78, 71

    2020 - CUT: 77, 73

    2021 - CUT: 79, 78

    2022 - CUT: 75, 79

    2023 - 71, 74, 76

    A record-breaking 63-year-old Couples makes his first cut since 2018 to play his 31st weekend at Augusta, good for second all-time behind Jack Nicklaus.

    Averages

    ThursdayFridaySaturdaySundayTotalScore to ParEarnings
    73.1471.7372.6071.5372.27-0.4$73,905.97

    Totals


    EventsRounds1st2nd3rdTop 10Top 25Cuts MadeCuts MissedMoney Earned
    381341111120317$2,780,601.00
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