Plant your seat at Amen corner and gear up for four days of twists and turns. It’s early April and for golfing and sports enthusiasts, that means one thing – Masters week. 94 of the worlds best will tee it up Thursday with one thing in mind. Donning the green jacket is without doubt the highest honour of the sport, arguably any sport.
Steeped in tradition, the green jacket is just one of the intricacies of the years first major. From the trip down magnolia lane and the iconic yellow flags to the champions dinner and unmistakable white leaderboards, the Masters remains one of the most iconic sports events in the world.
Augusta National shuts its doors for six months of the year to prepare for 94 players, Tens of thousands of spectators and Tens millions of television viewers. The relentless greens at Augusta are just one of the challenges facing the players. With all the pressure in the world, it’s not until the back nine on Sunday where a champion is truly found.