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New Sponsor for Stableford Tournament Leading German kitchen system manufacturer Bulthaup will sponsor this June's Stableford Tournament, which will be played on June 14 at Discovery Bay Golf Club (pictured). Established in 1949, and inspired by the bauhaus movement, the brand, which is distributed in Hong Kong, China and Singapore by the Madison Group of Companies, is known for its innovative architecture and design quality. Contact: madison.bulthaup.com; 2868 0895

Stars Headed for Ballantine's Championship American ace Dustin Johnson and 18-time European Tour winner Miguel Angel Jimenez (pictured) have been added to the star-studded field for this month's Ballantine's Championship in Korea. The duo will join Lee Westwood, three-time major winner Ernie Els, Ian Poulter and YE Yang at the Blackstone Resort in Seoul from April 29 to May 1 . Said Johnson, who will be making his debut appearance in Asia: "Ballantine's have been busy assembling a fantastic field for the tournament and with so many great players taking part, I'm excited to get out there and give it my best for the Korean galleries."

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The price, in US$, of a pimento cheese sandwich at the Masters. The sandwich is considered something of a Masters specialty and, like everything else on the patrons menu, is very reasonably priced. Pink lemonade costs US$1; a beer costs US$2; while a club sandwich will set you back $2.50, inclusive of tax. The number of years that Gary Player has played at the Masters, which is a record. Player has won a total of three green jackets – in 1961, 1974 and 1978 – and has made the cut on 23 occasions, a record that he shares with 1992 Masters champion Fred Couples.

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The length, in yards, of the par-four eleventh in 1932, the year Augusta National Golf Club opened. Over the years the tee has been pushed back significantly in order for the hole to play as it was originally intended. It will measure 505 yards at this year's tournament.

“I think for me the Masters is probably the most difficult major to win. Maybe I have a little too much respect” - World number one Martin Kaymer doesn't sound too confident ahead of the first major of the year. The German has missed the cut at Augusta in each of his three starts.

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