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Golf’s major governing bodies announced today an overhaul of the 2020 schedule in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Highlights include a Masters tournament set for November, The Open Championship be canceled and the PGA Championship back to August.
Augusta National Golf Club announces 2020 Masters will not have fans .
The American is by far the richest active golfer on the planet, with his net worth estimated at $800m back in 2018. Since then he has won his 15th Major at the 2019 Masters and his 82nd PGA Tour title at the 2019 Zozo Championship.
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The Augusta National membership costs are relatively low for a club of its stature. The initiation fee is estimated to be in the range of $40,000 . And the yearly dues are estimated at “a few thousand” dollars per year.
According to Bloomberg, the Masters is owned by Augusta National , Inc. (dba Masters Golf Tournament) — a private company that was founded in 1932 and operates as a golf club and conducts golf tournaments.
The membership costs at Augusta are relatively low for a club of its stature. The initiation fee is estimated to be in the range of $40,000 . And the yearly dues are estimated at “a few thousand” dollars per year.
Mickelson said Wednesday he might skip the tournament, which announced last week it would be the first PGA Tour event in the United States to allow spectators, capped at 2,000 per day.
The PGA Tour sends players memo outlining plans for fans at early 2021 events. The 2021 edition of the tournament is planing for no more than 500 fans per day. The PGA Tour will allow a limited number of spectators at a handful of select tournaments in the early months of 2021, Golf Digest has learned.
Amateur golfers must turn pro before competing for prize money. Actually winning the tournament would be even more spectacular, and would result in a nice trophy — but no prize money. The United States Golf Association prohibits amateurs from accepting prize money in golf tournaments.
Players who finished in the top 4 (including ties) in the previous year’s Open Championship get to play in the Masters .
It is the second straight year that a Masters champion will earn more than $2 million, and while you won ‘t get a green jacket, the second place prize of $1.24 million is not that shabby, either. That’s more than can be earned by the champion of many PGA Tour events any given season.