The Masters Tournament, one of professional golf’s most prestigious events, has been a fixture on the sports calendar since its inception in 1934.
Held annually at the renowned Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, this tournament stands out from the other major championships due to its unique traditions and the picturesque setting.
The Masters Experience
The Masters Tournament is more than just a golf competition; it’s a week-long celebration of the sport.
Each year, it kicks off the golfing season and offers attendees a unique experience.
In addition to watching some of the world’s best golfers in action, visitors can enjoy social events such as parades, breathtaking fireworks displays, and live concerts, making it a true festival of golf.
Meticulous Greenkeeping at Augusta National:
Augusta National Golf Club, home to the prestigious Masters Tournament, is renowned for its immaculate golf course conditions.
The meticulous greenkeeping practices leading up to and during Masters Week are a testament to the club’s commitment to maintaining one of the world’s most iconic courses.
The Iconic Green Jacket Tradition
One of the most iconic traditions at The Masters is the presentation of the green jacket to the champion.
This tradition dates back to 1949 when Sam Snead received the first green jacket.
The champion not only gets to wear this prestigious garment during the ceremony but also becomes a part of the exclusive club of Masters champions.
However, there’s a twist—winners must return the jacket one year after their victory, allowing new champions to experience the honor.
Exceptions are made for reigning champions and first-time winners, who can keep their green jackets at the club.
The Masters Champions List (1934 to Present):
Now, let’s delve into the rich history of The Masters Tournament by listing each champion from its inception in 1934 up to the present day.
This comprehensive list will give you a glimpse of the legends who have conquered Augusta National and etched their names into golf history.
I have added an article about each tournament, so if you want to read more about each winner, simply click on their name and by the magic of clicking a link you’ll be able to read more
Listed below are each of the Masters Champions since the competition’s inception in 1934
Masters Champion 1950 to 1959
|1956||Jack Burke, Jr.||289|
Masters Champion 1940 to 1949
The Masters Competition was on hold during World War 2 (1943-1945)
Masters Champion 1934 to 1939