The 2020 Masters Tournament will go on, but without patrons. Augusta National Golf Club made the announcement Wednesday, confirming what Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis predicted last week. The tournament is scheduled for Nov.
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Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Masters was postponed from its annual run in April to November 12-15. That seven-month alteration, in short, means it will be a Masters unlike any other when players arrive in Augusta, Georgia, in pursuit of a green jacket. The course will play differently.
First played 86 years ago in 1934, the tournament is an official money event on the PGA Tour, the European Tour, and the Japan Golf Tour. The field of players is smaller than those of the other major championships because it is an invitational event, held by the Augusta National Golf Club.
Daily Tournament tickets cost $115 each plus any appropriate shipping and handling, if applicable. The application deadline for both Practice Rounds and Daily Tournament tickets for the 2021 Masters® Tournament is June 21, 2020. Daily Tournament tickets will be awarded first.
|Finau, Tony||United States||12, 14, 17, 18, 19|
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At $300 per person, per round of golf, this course and hosts the European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, yearly.
The Augusta National initiation fee — a onetime fee paid upon joining a golf club — is believed to be between $20,000 and $40,000. The monthly dues paid by members are believed to be less than $300, or less than $4,000 annually.
No. Augusta National Golf Club is a private club and is only accessible to club members and their guests. The public may visit the course only during the Masters Tournament and only with the proper ticket or badge.
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.
Masters joins U.S. Open, PGA as majors this season held without fans; ticket holders for 2020 will retain them for the 2021 tournament. The Augusta National patrons — knowledgeable, vocal and emotional in their embrace of great shots and great champions at the Masters — won’t be a part of the 2020 tournament.
Dustin Johnson United States
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.
The new rule ensures the Masters cut is now the most difficult of golf’s four majors. The top 60 players make the cut at the U.S. Open, while the top 70 players make the cut at the PGA Championship and The Open Championship.
The earliest caddies at Augusta National were poor African American men from the local community and the jumpsuits were provided because the club’s founders and members wanted to make them look smart and neat.