Lee Westwood be a dark horse at the 2020 Masters Championship

Recently, Lee Westwood has become the talk in golf. Lee Westwood has surprised many fans and golfers as of lately. Let’s go back about ten years, Lee Westwood was one of the best golfers on Erth. Today, he is 46 and usually not referred to as a winner. He is usually referred to as a risk instead.

Sunday, in Abu Dhabi, Westwood scored his 25th Euro Tour win over Tommy Fleetwood. Since 2010, he has gotten five top 10’s, and seven top 20’s.

Lee Westwood Masters Championship

Westwood has 24 Euro Tour wins in his career. He has been a part of seven winning teams with the United States in tournament group play. He has a lot to be proud of and he seems to be gaining a lot of momentum as of recently.

There has been a lot discussed Westwood being the dark horse at the Masters. Yet, Westwood, well, he is one of those ‘what if’ golfers in the last 20 years.

Any time that Westwood has played at the Masters, he has played very well in fact. He has already qualified for Augusta when he was at last year’s Open Championship. He had a T4 finish there and he is gaining more and more confident about himself and the game too.

Westwood has won in four different decades actually, which does not happen too often. Westwood recently discussed how he decided to have ‘dry January’ in which he did not drink or anything like that. So, when the celebration began in Abu Dhabi, he was unable to drink.

Westwood is known for being a hard golfer and he is known for partying a little too hard as well. He has joked to several news outlets about how maybe he stopped drinking at the wrong time. He discussed how everyone he came in to contact with has been offering him celebratory rounds of booze.

The Englishman said he is trying to lose some weight and drinking will not be helpful in doing that. The next tournament that Westwood is playing in Saudi International. He may decide to have a drink if he can get through both of these tournaments a winner.

The English golfer finished on 19 under par, he was two shots ahead of Tommy Fleetwood, Matthew Fitzpatrick, and Victor Perez.

The 46-year-old shot a five-under-par 67 at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club and he won the event for the first time ever.

Westwood was unable to play in the 2018 Ryder Cup team, but he is back in contention for a place to play at the Whistling Straits. He would like to be on the next Ryder Cup team.

Last of All

Lee Westwood is doing very well right now and he may have his eye on the green jacket at the Masters. Other golfers should look out for the dark horse and we cannot wait to see Lee play at the Masters in April. We wish him nothing but luck.

Everything You need to know about The Masters Tournament 2020

The Masters Tournament

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 2020 Masters Tournament. What are these things? Ok, let us see.

History

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 84th edition of the Masters Tournament is set to take place between the 09th and 12th of April this year at Augusta National Club. The practice rounds will start on the 6th of April.

TV Channels

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.

The CBS and ESPN are the mainstream broadcasters of this event. CBS was the first to buy the broadcasting rights. They were the first media to cover this tournament until when ESPN came in.

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.

The Cut

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.

Prize Money

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.

Last Note

The 2020 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.