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  Masters Tournament Badges Tickets : Cheap Masters Tournament Badges Tickets : Buy Masters Tournament Badges Golf ...
The Masters Tournament is the first to take place each year and, unlike the other major championships, the Masters is held every year at the same location, Augusta National Golf Club, a private golf club in Augusta, Georgia.
Masters Tournament champions are automatically invited to play in the other three majors championships (the US Open, British Open and the PGA Championship) for the next five years.
Masters Tournament Champions also earn a lifetime invitation to the Masters and they receive membership on the PGA Tour for the following five seasons and invitations to The Players Championship for the next five years.
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  New Georgia Encyclopedia: The Masters Tournament
Several factors helped the tournament evolve into that prestigious position in the 1950s: the support of Dwight D. Eisenhower, who often played at the club during his presidency; the tournament's success with the emerging medium of television; and the annual presence of such stars as Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer, and a bit later, Jack Nicklaus.
In spite of its rise to major tournament status and success with television, the Masters became a target of controversy in the 1960s because of the Augusta National club's general exclusivity and, in particular, perceived racism.
The exclusionary tournament policies, the fact that Augusta National had no fl members, and the Old South aura surrounding the club and tournament made the Masters a focal point for the issue of racism in golf.
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 Masters Tournament Tickets - Masters PGA Tour Tickets - Cheap Masters Golf Tickets - Masters Tickets
The Masters Tournament is one of only four major golf championships in men's professional golf, and it is the first one of every year.
The Masters tournament was initiated by Clifford Roberts and Bobby Jones, who designed Augusta National with the well-known course architect Alister MacKenzie.
The winners of Masters Tournament automatically receive a possibility to take part in the other three majors, namely the U.S. Open, The Open Championship, and the PGA Championship for the next five years.
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 The 2006 Masters Golf Tournament | History Of | Tiger Woods | Augusta | Championship | Trivia | Records | Winners
The Masters Golf Tournament was not held from 1943 to 1945 because of World War II.
The champion of the Masters Golf Tournament not only gets a whole lotta cash - he also gets a green jacket, which is awarded to the winner each year.
Phil Mickelson's victory at the 2004 Masters Golf Tournament was his first victory at a major tournament and just the second time a left-handed golfer won the event.
www.kidzworld.com /article/4355-the-masters-golf-tournament-facts   (398 words)

 The Masters 2004 - Event Preview
The Masters Tournament was called the "Augusta National Invitational" for the first five years (1934-1938).
The Champions Dinner is for members of the Masters Club, those who have won a Masters Tournament, and is hosted by the defending champion on Tuesday of Masters week.
A Jack Nicklaus plaque, honoring the six-time Masters champion, is affixed to a drinking fountain between holes 16 and 17.
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 Masters Golf Tickets - Masters Badges - Masters Tickets   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Masters Tickets and badges are the hardest to find ticket around for a reason, and you will likely see the kind of heart-stopping action in 2006 as the breathtaking end of the 2005 Masters tournament which saw Tiger Woods donning the famous green Jacket of the Masters tournament.
The 2007 Masters Tournament is played at the Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, GA. The Masters is played every year during the Spring and is the hardest to get ticket in golf.
The tournament came to be after Bobby Jones, a native of Atlanta commisioned the 365 acre site be built in the 1930s.
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 Masters Preview 2001
The first of the Professional Golf Association Tour's four major tournaments held annually (U.S. Open, British Open, and PGA Championship are the others), the Masters Tournament brings together the world's best golfers, making it the golf equivalent of baseball's All-Star Game and opening day wrapped into one.
He won the 1997 Masters Tournament in record-setting fashion, tying or breaking 26 tournament records.
Originally called the Augusta National Invitation Tournament, Jones agreed to change the name of the tournament to "the Masters" in 1939—a name he originally thought was too presumptuous.
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 Masters Tickets, 2008 Masters Golf Badges at Augusta National
The Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia has been going on for well over six decades and is widely considered to be the premier golf tournament in the United States.
The tournament was originally called the Augusta National Invitation Tournament, but the name changed in 1940 when Clifford Roberts, one of the owners of the Augusta National Course, finally got his way and was able to change the name to simply "The Masters".
In 1967, the Masters was televised for the first time overseas, when the BBC used satellite to transmit it to millions of viewers around the world.
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 The Official Site of the Masters Tournament
Dedicated March 3, 1959, the 25th anniversary of the Masters, a multiple unit drinking fountain was unveiled to accommodate Tournament patrons.
His four Masters victories, 1958, 1960, 1962 and 1964, are chronicled and the bronze plaque is affixed to a drinking fountain behind No. 16 tee.
It is the custom at the Masters Tournament that the winner from the previous year presents the Green Jacket to the new winner and helps him into it.
www.masters.org /en_US/course/landmarks.html   (1882 words)

 The Official Site of the Masters Tournament
First-time Masters participant J.J. Henry is writing an exclusive, web-only masters.org diary, providing a first-timer’s view of the 2007 Tournament.
Regardless of how I do in the Tournament, we got some good pictures, and this is something I will remember for the rest of my life.
Masters is a registered trademark of Augusta National, Inc.
www.masters.org /en_US/news/articles/2007-04-04/200704041175730162406.html   (714 words)

 The Official Site of the Masters Tournament
Tournament or Series Badges are sold to those on a patron list which is closed.
Masters publications and the official movie can be ordered on masters.org.
The name Augusta National Invitation Tournament was adopted in 1934 and used for five years until Jones relented and the name was officially changed.
www.masters.org /en_US/info/faq   (1632 words)

 Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Charity Golf Tournament
The tournament is South Carolina’s biggest one-day fundraiser, and has raised over $3.5 million for SC Junior Golf Association and the Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation which supports education in SC.
Tournament tickets for the 2007 MAM will be $10.
The 2006 Monday After the Masters also recorded the first sell-out in the 12-year history of the tournament as more than 6,000 fans packed The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach on April 10th to see their favorite celebrities, athletes and musicians compete in the annual charity golf tournament.
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 The 2006 Masters
Phil Mickelson is the 16th straight Masters winner to come out of the final pairing on Sunday.
Mickelson earned his second Masters title in three years, and his third overall major out of the last nine.
Masters officials no doubt approve of the changes they made to Augusta National
www.golfsurround.com /tournaments/Masters/2006   (502 words)

 Golf The Masters - CBSSports.com
Zach Johnson's key to victory at the Masters on Sunday was the same as Jack Fleck's when he beat Ben Hogan at the 1955 U.S. Open -- he played his own game.
Unfortunately, both couldn't produce down the stretch, but neither had a reason to be overly disappointed at their performances.
From Tiger Woods to Ben Crenshaw, see video recaps of some of the greatest moments in golf's greatest tournament, the Masters in Augusta, Georgia.
www.sportsline.com /golf/tournaments/masters   (311 words)

 Golf The Masters - CBSSports.com
Zach Johnson's key to victory at the Masters on Sunday was the same as Jack Fleck's when he beat Ben Hogan at the 1955 U.S. Open -- he played his own game.
Unfortunately, both couldn't produce down the stretch, but neither had a reason to be overly disappointed at their performances.
From Tiger Woods to Ben Crenshaw, see video recaps of some of the greatest moments in golf's greatest tournament, the Masters in Augusta, Georgia.
www.golfweb.com /tournaments/masters   (320 words)

 Golf Wagering | The Masters PGA | Info and History of The Masters PGA Tournament
The name Augusta National Invitation Tournament was adopted and the title was used for five years until 1939 when Jones relented and the name was officially changed.
The first Tournament was held March 22, 1934, and beginning in 1940, the Masters was scheduled each year during the first full week in April.
That first Tournament was won by Horton Smith, and in the Fall of 1934 the nines were reversed.
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 Tiger Woods | The Masters | PGA Golf | Tournament   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Once again, the Masters Tournament was the Tiger Wood's show.
The Tiger won his second Masters tournament with a two shot victory over David Duvall.
For being the Masters champion, Tiger not only gets a whole lotta cash - he also gets a green jacket, which is awarded to the winner each year.
www.kidzworld.com /article/652-tigers-the-master   (265 words)

 The Masters Golf Tournament
An investor suggested that the event be called The Masters, but Jones felt that it was an overly pretentious title for the inauspicious event.
In 1953 the tournament scoring record of 279 that had stood for 14 years, was obliterated when Ben Hogan finished at 274.
The curse doesn't mean the winner can never win a Masters, simply that he can not win it the same year.
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By doing so, one-by-one, the sport's greatest legends stamp their names into the annuls of golf history to be forever immortalized as Masters Champions.
If not for the Masters, Augusta, Ga., would be just another mid-level Georgia city stuck between its antebellum roots and the 21st century.
But that is one of many myths about the Masters, because its roll call of champions is loaded with guys who can barely hit it out of their shadows - Bernhard Langer, Jose Maria Olazabal, Ben Crenshaw, Nick Faldo.
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 Masters Badges - 2007 Tournament - The Masters Badges at Augusta National
This event is one of the highlights of The Master's week, as you get to the see the players and their families up close as they enjoy this fun event before getting down to work.
For all of its natural beauty, the Masters Tournament is often plagued by weather that's downright ugly.
If you purchase a single day Masters badge (aka: single day tournament badge) from us and the entire round is rained out, meaning they do not swing a single club, then you will will receive an in-store credit with us that you can use for a future event.
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 eBay Guides - What is the Masters Golf Tournament A Guide
The Masters tournament is always played at Augusta National in the early spring.
The Masters tournament is one of the four major tournaments in men's professional golf.
The Masters Tournament is a very special golf tournament that is played each year in April.
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 The Official Website Of the Mongrel Masters - The Tournament
The winner of the Mongrel Masters is awarded the coveted blue tweed jacket and the auld trophy, two of the least recognised symbols of golfing mediocrity.
The winner of the Tournament shall be determined in accordance with medal play rules as approved by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, the local rules of the Palm Beach Golf Club and the tournament rules of the Mongrel Masters.
PLAYING TOO SERIOUSLY: A player who by his dress, actions or demeanor during the Mongrel Masters, in the opinion of the Mongrel Masters Board, is playing too seriously and not within the philosophy of the Mongrel Masters will render himself liable to disqualification and suspension or expulsion at the discretion of the Mongrel Masters Board.
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 WRDW - Masters
Be sure to visit masters.org for Masters Extra, your source for exclusive pre-broadcast play-by-play action and bonus Masters materials you won't find anywhere else.
No trip to the Masters would be complete without at a stop--and maybe a picture--at one of the Augusta National's best-known landmarks.
Unlike a lot of tournaments, the Masters invites a number of amateurs as a reward to solid play during big events.
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 The Masters Tournament
Although open for debate, more so than any other of golf's majors, The Masters garners the attention of the golfing world.
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Masters Tournament tickets are a rare find for good reason.
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 Masters Golf Tournament History & Cartoon Fun by Brownielocks.
This is why The Masters is held the first week of April every year in Augusta, Georgia.
But, Bobby is the one who is given credit for setting the standards for the behavior standards of the spectators, that are still printed in the spectator's guides today.
He was the first African American to win The Masters, as well as the youngest.
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 The Masters Golf Tournament and Augusta National. An inside the ropes view.
People ask what qualifies a tournament to be considered a “major.” Tradition, history, as well as other factors certainly play into the mix.
For the Masters Tournament, an additional ingredient is present, and that is the golf course itself, Augusta National.
Of the four majors on The PGA TOUR, only the Masters Tournament is played on the same golf course year after year.
www.golfmyway.com /masters-golf-tournament.html   (324 words)

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