Are you a golf fan? Do you know about the Masters Tournament? The Masters is just a few weeks ahead, and Patrick Reed who is the title defender will be playing against Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, and Tiger Wood, who also have some odds of winning the tournament.
Moreover, being one among the major golf tournaments,it is much anticipated to have fan all over the world. Will you also be among the fans that will be out to cheer this play? There are some things you need to know if you are among those looking to cheer this tournament. We know that you can’t cheer something you don’t know.
It is on that account that we have prepared this piece of work to cover everything you need to know about the 2019 Masters Tournament. What are these things? Ok, let us see.
This tournament that is played each April of every year sets its route in early 1934. The foundation came from two brilliant gentlemen, Clifford Roberts, and Bobby Jones.
The tournament was first identified as Augusta National Invitation Tournament. The name was after the Augusta National Club where the first event was done, and since then this Club has been the hosting for all the 82 tournaments.
It was later renamed to “Masters Tournament.
Date and Time
Do you know the time and date of this year’s competition? The 83rd edition of the Masters Tournament is set to take place between the 11th and 14th of April this year at Augusta National Club. The practice rounds will start on the 8th of April.
Are now considering cheering this year’s competition? If you are in America, then you can follow all the activities of the competition on your TV by tuning to ESPN. They will broadcast the Thursday and Friday plays.
Are you in the UK? For UK fans, the BBC will broadcast the plays on the last two day; Saturday and Sunday. Sky Sports will cover full four-round live action in the UK.
This tournament has some participation limit. It includes some qualification categories. For this year the cut will be 50 plus. Also, anyone who will make ten strokes will be in the cut. This makes this tournament different from other golf tournaments such as the British Open, the PGA Championship and the US open.
The prize money for this tournament is said to be $11 million. The one, who will emerge the winner, will pocket $1.98 million. The second runners up will take home $1.188 million. Those who will reach the cut will also have some prize to pocket.
The 2019 Masters Tournament is an exciting golf tournament, and a must watch the competition. I have varnished with some information including the coverage, so you don’t have to miss anything.