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April 5-11, 2021 (See also, pp.106-107 for the November 2020 tournament; both events occur in the same PGA TOUR Season)

Masters Tournament from one champion to the next—Dustin Johnson accepts the coveted green jacket from tiger Woods.

Location & Course Information

AugustA, gA. AugustA NAtioNAl golf Club Designed by Alister MacKenzie and bobby Jones on the site of a former tree nursery, Augusta National opened in 1932. the course features elevation changes, large undulating greens and relatively few but strategically placed bunkers. the layout has undergone changes throughout its history to continue to provide a strong test for Masters competitors.

Yardage:

7,475; par 72

Notable Course Features the stretch of holes from 11 to 13, known as Amen Corner, has provided more than its share of drama over the years. the 505yard par-4 11th, with a green guarded by water on the left, is one of the toughest holes on the course. the 155-yard 12th is one of the world’s famous par 3s with its shallow, diagonal green fronted by Rae’s Creek. the 510-yard 13th is a dogleg left that provides birdie or eagle opportunities.

2020 Champion Dustin Johnson, u.s.

Quick Facts

Field: Approx 90 players Format: 72 holes stroke play Purse: $11.5 million Winner’s Share: $2,070,000 FedExCup Points: 600 to the winner

Media Coverage EsPN/Cbs

Social Media @theMasters @theMasters

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five months after playing a November major due to the pandemic, players return to Augusta National for yet another swing at history. A few, most notably Dustin Johnson, will carry momentum. Nobody played any better than Rory Mcilroy (66-67-69) over the final three rounds of the 2020 Masters. Mcilroy, who needs a green jacket to become only the sixth player

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to collect each of the four professional major championships, rebounded from a tentative opening 3-over 75 to climb all the way back into a tie for fifth. Had he figured something out? likewise, Justin thomas won’t need 12 months to mull how close he really is to breaking through at Augusta National golf Club. thomas, tied for the lead through 36 holes, finished w w w.p gat our.com

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