The Masters is a professional golf tournament which is also known as the US Masters. The tournament was established on 22 March 1934 and takes place in the first week of April. The four-day event is held on the very same venue every year. It is played at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia.
The tournament is famous for the award given to the champion which is a green jacket. It is a
prestigious and valuable award to the winner. Though the jacket is the champion’s property, he should take it back to the clubhouse one year after winning. The Masters is widely watched on TV, in person and also online. It is estimated that about 40000 patrons attend the Masters event in Augusta.
The 85-year-old event occurs every year, and the latest which was in 2019 was won by Tiger Woods. The American golf professional has won five titles and has only been beaten by Jack Nicklaus, who won it six times. He is closely followed by Arnold Palmer, who has four masters titles. Woods also holds the record for the youngest player to win the tournament at the age of 21 years and 104 days old. Jack Nicklaus and Woods are the only participants who have won the tournament in three different decades.
The upcoming Masters tournament will be in 2020 and is going to be the 84th edition. It will be the first major golf tournament to take place in 2020. It will commence on 9 April and end on 12 April.
It will be at its regular venue, the Augusta National Golf Club. The tournament will involve the PGA tour,
European tour and Japan tour. The 2020 Masters tournament will be an event to look out for since it will have a total of 72 professional participants.
Attending in Person
The Masters tournament tickets are difficult to acquire, though when you purchase one, it is very pocket-friendly. Tickets are given in two groups. There are those provided for practice rounds and others for the actual tournament. Practice round tickets are booked almost a year earlier. Actual tournament ticket holders sell the badges through market places such as TicketCity or Vivid Seats, and you can only obtain a single-day ticket.
Watching on TV/Online
A person can watch the Masters on television, or you can also acquire tickets and attend to watch the exciting tournament in person. You can also view the tournament by streaming it online through the licensed streaming channels.
April will be a month to wait for in 2020 for die-hard golf fans. The Masters tournament is one of those golf events you cannot afford to miss, even if you are not a golf fan. For the fans, it will be a great event and experience.