2015 Masters Schedule
The Masters is a tradition unlike any other, and the best golfers in the world descend on
Augusta, GA each and every year to play in one of the most prestigious events in sports, not just golf. The Masters has a
rich history of seeing the best golfers elevate their game to the next level, and that is something that attracts golf fans
from all over the world. The Masters is plated at the famed Augusta National golf course, one of the toughest courses in the
entire world. Even the top golfers in the game can struggle at this course, which makes the tournament all the more interesting.
2015 Masters is set to be played from April 9th to April 12th, featuring four rounds of 18 holes that will see the best golfers
on the planet test their skills against each other and a top course. Thursday competition is always thrilling, as someone
will pull out to an early lead and see if they can handle the pressure over the next three days and hang on. Friday competition
will see the leaderboard begin to become clearer, and fans will get a sense of who really has a shot to be the next player
to wear the coveted green jacket of Masters winners. On Saturday things really heat up, as anyone in the hunt no sees the
chance to win one of the biggest tournaments in the world. Come Sunday, usually just a few players are left in the mix for
the victory, and fans are treated to some of the most thrilling golf action they'll ever be witness to. That's why seeing
the game played in person makes all the difference in the world. Being there to see the leader sink a huge putt coming down
the stretch is something that can't be duplicated by catching the tournament on TV. You have to be there next to the green
to feel the energy and experience all that pro golf is about.
Fans have the chance to see the best players from around
the globe compete at the highest level for four days, but they can also catch the pros during their practice round leading
up to the tourney. This is a good way to get a feel for who has their game going before competition even starts. Practice
rounds begins on Monday April 6th. Last year's winner Bubba Watson will be on hand to defend his title, and his biggest competition
could come from a red-hot Rory McIlroy, who has really been on his game as of late. McIlroy looks to be the best golfer in
the world right now, and he is always seeking more major victories. Don't sleep on 2013 winner Adam Scott, though, as he's
been playing well over the past few years and is always a threat to take home the trophy. No matter who wins on the course,
you'll win as a fan when you're there to see this incredible tournament unfold in person.
of the biggest names in the history of the sport have won at the Masters including Ben Hogan, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus,
Fuzzy Zoeller, Arnold Palmer, and more. This year's list of players is sure to be filled with many of the best golfers in
the world looking to prove their mettle. Clearly the luminaries of professional golf feel that this is an important tournament
and know that it will always take place on one of the best courses in the world. When you set foot in the grandstands you
will understand loud and clear why this one has such a reputation. Whether it is a golfer hoping to make the world take notice
or an established veteran aiming to cement his legacy, you can be sure that these golfers will be giving it everything they
have throughout the long weekend, making this one of those events you definitely don't want to miss if you're a golf lover.
The Masters is one of the four major professional golf tournaments on the PGA Tour and has been
held every year since 1934, giving it a long and storied history filled with some of the most famous moments in the sport.
The course at Augusta had opened the previous year and the tournament was known as the Augusta National Invitational Tournament
for the first five years in which it was held. Since 1949, the winner of the Maters has been awarded a well-known green jacket,
which is only allowed to be worn outside of the club by the reigning champion. For golfers, this has largely become the holy
of holies, and a time-honored tradition that captures the essence of golf in full fell swoop. The best of the best in the
history of golf have claimed the trophy at this tournament, and it's an honor that every professional ball-striker aspires
There has never been a better time to get off the couch and make it out to a
great golf course that will make your jaw drop as you watch the most talented golfers in the world square off against one
another with everything on the line. When a great golfer is charging up the fairway with the buzz of the crowd steadily growing,
you'll understand how much more dynamic the experience is to be there when it's all on the line and the tournament could still
go many different ways. Augusta isn't just your average golf club either, and you'll be soaking in a legacy of greatness that
you're just not going to find anywhere else, providing the perfect backdrop for a sports experience that could very well be
recanting for a long, long time.
Who won the first Masters Tournament all the way back
The answer is Horton Smith. Smith was able to win the tournament again in 1936, cementing himself as a legend
of golf. Some of the biggest names in the history of golf have followed in his footsteps, as a golfer can't truly be considered
one of the greats until they've conquered this famed tournament.