MasteringTHE MASTERS      TOURNAMENT
1934 - 1938     The Masters Tournament was known as:"Augusta National Invitational"
The Masters was          Dwight Eisenhower               the first golf tournament to:          Is the only U.S. president...
Sponsorships cost between$7 million - $10 million    $Earnings vary from$1,350,000 - $21,750depending on placement inthe t...
21 years Youngest champion  Average champion age        3 months       Tiger Woods                               14 days o...
6   Jack Nicklaus                                          1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986                             ...
The Masters ViewershipTiger Woods’ wins                               15                               10                 ...
Holes in oneFrom 1934 to 2007, there were18 holes in one.                Left handed winners                              ...
Only                                  members        3                                  have won back to back titles      ...
Brought to you by:                                   www.americangolf.comSources:http://www.masters.com/en_US/discover/rec...
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What You Didn't Know About The Masters

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Think you know everything about The Masters? Think again? This Slideshare is packed full of interesting stats and facts you probably didn't know. For more golf information, and to book tee times, visit http://www.AmericanGolf.com

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What You Didn't Know About The Masters

  1. MasteringTHE MASTERS TOURNAMENT
  2. 1934 - 1938 The Masters Tournament was known as:"Augusta National Invitational"
  3. The Masters was Dwight Eisenhower the first golf tournament to: Is the only U.S. president to have been a club member Have bleachersThe Masters only allows Broadcast4 minutes of advertising per hour on the radiowith only 3 sponsors: Broadcast in high-definition
  4. Sponsorships cost between$7 million - $10 million $Earnings vary from$1,350,000 - $21,750depending on placement inthe top 47 golfers
  5. 21 years Youngest champion Average champion age 3 months Tiger Woods 14 days old 32.66 years old 1997 Average attempts 46 years Oldest champion before first victory 2 months Jack Nicklaus 6 attempts 23 days old 1986Former championshave a separate locker room 12 strokes Is the widest margin of victory Tiger Woods, 1997
  6. 6 Jack Nicklaus 1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975, 1986 4 Arnold Palmer 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964 4 Tiger Woods 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005 3 Jimmy Demaret 1940, 1947, 1950 Number of winsTOPmembers 3 Sam Snead 1949, 1952, 1954 3 Gary Playerwith the most wins 1961, 1974, 1978 3 Nick Faldo 1989, 1990, 1996 3 Phil Mickelson 2004, 2006, 2010 2 Horton Smith 1934, 1936 2 Byron Nelson 1937, 1942
  7. The Masters ViewershipTiger Woods’ wins 15 10 millions 5 0 77 82 87 92 97 02 07 19 19 19 19 19 20 20
  8. Holes in oneFrom 1934 to 2007, there were18 holes in one. Left handed winners Bubba Watson 1 at the 4th 2012 Phil Mickelson 4 at the 6th 2004, 2006, 2010 Mike Weir 3 at the 12th 2003 10 at the 16th
  9. Only members 3 have won back to back titles Jack Nicklaus 1965-1966Most birdies in one tournament: Nick Faldo 1989-199025 Phil Mickelson 2001 Tiger Woods 2001-2002Most eagles in one tournament: 4 Bruce Crampton 1974
  10. Brought to you by: www.americangolf.comSources:http://www.masters.com/en_US/discover/records.htmlhttp://www.golftoday.co.uk/tours/majors/Masters_records.htmlhttp://www.newsday.com/sports/golf/20-fun-facts-about-the-masters-1.2793182

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