The Masters Tournament is the first of the four major championships held each year in professional golf. First held in 1934, the Masters has a number of traditions, including the award of a green jacket to the champion. Jack Nicklaus is the most successful player at the Masters, having won the event six times between 1963 and 1986.
When is the Masters?
The Masters takes place every year in the first full week of April. The 2020 event was originally due to be held between the 9th and 12th April 2020, however was put back to later in the year due to the Coronavirus pandemic and will now take between the 12th and 15th December 2020.
Where is the Masters?
Unlike other major golf events, the Masters is held at the same location each year – the world famous Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia in the USA.
How do I get there?
The Augusta National Golf Club is located a few miles to the west of downtown Augusta. Augusta itself is approximately 140 miles to the east of Georgia’s largest city, Atlanta.
Air: Augusta Regional Airport has domestic flights to Atlanta and Charlotte, the closest international airports to Augusta.
Driving/Parking – Free car parking is available on site at the Augusta National Golf Club. If driving from Atlanta or Points West take I-20 East towards Augusta, or if driving from Columbia, S.C. and Points East take I-20 West towards Augusta.
How do I get tickets to the Masters?
Tickets for the Masters go to ballot as they usually sell out well in advance of the tournament. Ballot applications usually have to be submitted by the previous June. For the 2019 tournament, Practice Round tickets cost $75, whilst daily Tournament tickets cost $115.
For further information, consult the official Masters website here.