Golf’s Biggest Event of the Year – the Masters

The Masters is arguably the biggest golf event of the year – fans worldwide tune in to watch the best players in the sport battle it out for a chance to win the green jacket. This year’s field is stacked with top playing contenders, so it should be a great tournament. Here’s a preview of what to expect.

History

The Masters is one of the four major championships in professional golf. It is held annually at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, USA. Clifford Roberts and Bobby Jones founded the Masters, and it is the first of the majors to be played each year.

The tournament consists of four rounds of eighteen holes each, played over four days. The field for the tournament is limited to ninety players. The winner of the Masters receives a green jacket from Augusta National Golf Club, which has become an iconic symbol of excellence in golf.

The Masters has been won by some of the biggest names in golf, including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, and Phil Mickelson.

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How to Watch

The Masters 2022 will be held at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia from April 7th-10th. It will be the 86th edition of the Masters’ Tournament, and it will feature a field of about 98 players.

To watch the Masters, you can go to the official website and purchase a ticket. If you’re unable to attend in person, there are also several ways to watch the tournament on TV or online. You can check with your local listings for TV coverage or find live streams online through some different sites. With a bit of planning, you can ensure you don’t miss a minute of the action.

A ticket to watch the Masters Golf tournament typically costs around $115. However, prices can vary depending on where you purchase your ticket and when you purchase it. For example, tickets purchased closer to the event date will generally be more expensive than those bought in advance. Additionally, tickets for specific tournament days, such as the opening day or the final round, may also be more expensive. As such, it’s best to plan and budget accordingly if you’re hoping to attend the Masters.

Contenders

There are a number of great contenders this year for the masters 2022. Some of the top contenders include Phil Mickelson, and Rory McIlroy. These golfers have had an impressive year and will put on a great show at the masters. It will be exciting to see who comes out on top. Also invited is Tiger Woods, though it’s not certain he will play as he is still recovering from his motor crash injuries. His qualification is, of course, the result of being a past champion at the Masters, a tournament he’s actually won five times, and he’s not currently listed as a non-competing ex-champion, so speculation about whether he will play is rampant.

Predictions

The Masters is one of the most prestigious golf tournaments globally, and it is always exciting to see who will come out on top. While we can’t predict the future, we can look at some potential contenders for the 2022 Masters tournament.

It’s difficult to say who will be the favorite going into the tournament, but it’s safe to say that Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, and Dustin Johnson are other players to watch out for. They are all formidable competitors and have a lot of experience playing in major tournaments. It should be an exciting event.

In addition to these top players, there are always a few surprise contenders who seem to come out of nowhere to challenge for the title. So while we can’t say who will wear the green jacket, it could be wise to say that one of the listed top players will grab the award.

Fun facts

The Masters is the first of the major golf championships each year. It’s held at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. The Masters was founded by Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts in 1934. The green jacket is awarded to the winner of the Masters tournament, and it’s one of the most prestigious awards in all sports. Only three players hold a record of winning the masters for more consecutive victories: Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo and Tiger Woods.

The first-ever Masters Tournament was held in 1934 and won by Horton Smith. The prize money for winning the Masters was $5,000 in 1934, and the winner’s share was about $1500. Today it stands at $11.5 million, and the winner’s share is $2.07 million.

Final Take

After reigning Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama withdrew from the Players Championship earlier this month, less than an hour before his first round was scheduled to begin, the question has been whether lingering back issues would be resolved in time for him to return to defend his Masters title in April. He says probably he will, stating: “I’ve been receiving a lot of treatment, getting prepared. Yesterday was the first day that I’ve been able to have a good practice session. So the remainder of this week and next week, I’ll do my best to prepare well so I can defend my title at Augusta. … I haven’t been able to practice as much as I’d like, but what I have been doing, I feel like I’m on the right track. Hopefully I can find that same form that I started the year out with.”

Some other favorites include Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, and Rory McIlroy, but Phil Mickelson, currently on a career hiatus, will be notable by his absence. It’s always interesting to see who wins the coveted green jacket.

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