It has been rescheduled for July 15 to 18, 2021, and return to the southeastern coast of England at Royal St. George’s, the course that had been set to host this year’s tournament. The championship is the only one of golf’s four 2020 men’s major tournaments to be canceled.
Originally scheduled for April 9 –12 at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, the tournament was postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On April 6 , Augusta National announced the tournament would be held November 12 –15.
The 2020 Masters Tournament, originally scheduled to be played April 9–12, was postponed until November due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
It’s the first time since 1945 that The Masters tournament has been canceled or postponed. The last Masters before the World War Two interruption was contested in Augusta on April 9-12, 1942. It would be canceled from 1943-45. The other Majors also had their contests interrupted.
The TV schedule for the 2020 Masters golf tournament on ESPN, CBS and the Masters Live streaming service. Postponed from its original dates of April 9-12, the Masters is scheduled to run from November 12-15. The Par 3 contest and Augusta National Women’s Amateur will not be held.
On November 15, Johnson won the Masters Tournament by five strokes with a record 20 under par total of 268, two strokes better than the previous record jointly held by Tiger Woods (in 1997) and Jordan Spieth (in 2015). It was his second major championship victory and first in the Masters .
2012 Masters — Tiger Woods wraps dismal weekend at Augusta at 5-over 293.
Woods was the youngest winner of the Masters , 21 years 104 days old when he won in 1997. Woods also set the record for the widest winning margin (12 strokes). The lowest winning score , with 268, 20 below par (-20) was scored by Dustin Johnson in 2020.
The Augusta National initiation fee — a onetime fee paid upon joining a golf club — is believed to be between $20,000 and $40,000 . How much is a round of golf at Pebble Beach?
|April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020||April 1, 2020 – March 30, 2021|
|Single Caddie Fee||$145||$145|
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.
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.
August 13, 2020 — Because of the coronavirus, no spectators will be allowed on the grounds of Augusta National Golf Club when the 2020 Masters tournament is played in November, club Chairman Fred Ridley said Wednesday. Ridley said 2020 ticket holders will be guaranteed the same tickets for the 2021 Masters .
NOTE: Tournament will now be played behind closed doors Following Tommy Fleetwood’s success as host at the brilliant Hillside Golf Club, the British Masters will return to Close House in 2020 , with our Chief Holiday Officer Lee Westwood playing host once more.