About the Masters Golf Tournament
The Masters also known as The Masters Tournament, is one of the four major championships in professional golf. The tournament is the first of the major four gold tournaments and it takes place in in August during the first full week of April. The Masters Golf Tournament was established over 80 years ago in 1934. The winner of the tournament is awarded over $10 million and is given a green jacket. A tradition that began in 1949.
Top Tournament Wins
- 6 - Nicklaus
- 4 - Palmer & Woods
- 3 - Demaret, Snead, Player, Faldo, Mickelson
The Augusta National Golf Club is the designated host for the Masters Golf Tournament. The course was founded by Bobby Jones and is located in Augusta, Georgia. Out of the four major professional golf tournaments, the Augusta National Golf Club is the only course to hold a tournament annually. The other tournaments are played at different courses each year. There are 18 holes at a course length of 7,435 yds. The best record for the course was Nick Price in 1986 who scored a 63. Greg Norman was able to tie the score in 1996.
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