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The Masters Golf Tournament

History, Facts and Figures for The Masters Golf Tournament


AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 09: Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson pose after Woods put the green jacket on Mickelson after winning The Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club after the final round on April 9, 2006 in Augusta, Georgia. Mickelson won with the score seven under.
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The Masters, played every year at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., is one of golf's four majors. It is a tournament founded by Bobby Jones and revered by golfers everywhere. Here you'll find tournament history, records and more.

2015 Masters Tournament

  • When: April 9-12
  • Where: Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia

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2014 Masters
Bubba Watson won for the second time in two years, adding the 2014 Masters to the Green Jacket he won in 2012. Watson's final margin was three strokes over Jonas Blixt and 20-year-old Jordan Spieth. Watson and Spieth began the final round tied at 5-under. Spieth started hot and held a 2-stroke lead after seven holes, but there was a 4-shot swing on holes 8-9. That gave Watson a 2-stroke lead, and he was in control for the remainder of the tournament. Recap/Scores

Final Leaders
Bubba Watson, 280
Jonas Blixt, 283
Jordan Spieth, 283
Miguel Angel Jimenez, 284
Rickie Fowler, 286
Matt Kuchar, 286
Lee Westwood, 287
Bernhard Langer, 288
Rory McIlroy, 288
Jimmy Walker, 288
John Senden, 288
Kevin Stadler, 288
Thomas Bjorn, 288
Final Scores

2013 Masters: Adam Scott Wins
Adam Scott beat 2009 champ Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff, becoming the first Australian to win a Green Jacket. Scott also earned himself his first major championship title, getting his name off those lists of "best never to win a major." Recap/final scores
See also: Adam Scott finally makes it Australia Day at Masters


Masters Golf Tournament - Facts & Figures

Masters Champions/Tourney Recaps & Scores
Check the list of Masters winners through the years, going back to the first tournament in 1934. You can also find tournament scores and recaps here for every Masters played.
Playoffs at The Masters
Par-3 Contest Winners

Masters FAQ
Find answers to frequently asked questions about The Masters golf tournament and Augusta National Golf Club.

Masters Records
Look through this interesting list of tournament records. You're sure to find some interesting facts.
5 most impressive Masters records
See also: Worst scores at the Masters

Photos: Augusta National
Augusta National is one of the most-famous courses in the world. Check out a few photos of the home of the Masters golf tournament:
Augusta National Golf Club pictures
Augusta National landmarks (bridges, cabins, etc.)
Augusta National Par-3 Course


Masters Golf Tournament - Tickets

How to Get Masters Tickets
How do you go about getting Masters tickets? Hint: you'll need a lot of luck, and a lot of money.


Masters Trivia and Tradition

Take a Masters Quiz
Are you a trivia buff? Test your knowledge of the Masters golf tournament with these multiple-choice quizzes.

Masters Rankings
What were the greatest shots at the Masters, and who were the greatest champions? Check out our rankings for those and other topics:

Masters Traditions
The Masters has many popular annual traditions, such as honorary starters, the Par-3 Contest, skipping balls across the water on No. 16, and so on. We run them down here. Read more about each.

Champions Dinner
What's been on the dinner menu at past Champions Dinners? Here's a roundup of recent offerings.


Attending The Masters

Have you attended The Masters? If you have, we'd love to hear your story of the experience. Read what others have said about attending The Masters, and share your own story (you can even include a photo or two).

Future dates: 2015 Masters | 2016 Masters | 2017 Masters

Your Favorite Masters Moments
What is your favorite Masters moment - the memory of the tournament that most sticks in your mind, that you consider most special? Share your favorite Masters memory

Around Augusta, Ga.
Getting to Augusta, Ga.
Lodging: Where to Stay in Augusta
Dining: Best Restaurants in Augusta

More of Golf's Major Events
U.S. Open
British Open
PGA Championship
Ryder Cup
Presidents Cup


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