What’s the prize cash?
Final 12 months’s Masters purse totalled greater than £12 million, with winner Scottie Scheffler taking residence a examine for round £2.1 million.
That makes the Masters some of the profitable golf tournaments on this planet, though the sums on supply pale compared to the exorbitant riches of LIV Golf.
Final 12 months’s No 1 participant on the LIV collection – Dustin Johnson – took residence greater than £28 million in prize cash alone. Stories state that Johnson’s signing-on payment for becoming a member of LIV was nicely in extra of £100 million.
Who has certified?
Technically talking, gamers obtain an invitation to play within the Masters. Not like the US Open or the Open Championship, there isn’t any ‘open’ qualification course of as such.
All in all, there are 19 alternative ways to ensure an envelope from Augusta drops by means of your letterbox. The only means is to be within the prime 50 of the World Rankings on January 1.
All earlier Masters champions can play, ought to they select to take up the invitation, in addition to these gamers who completed within the prime 12 of the earlier 12 months’s renewal.
Any participant who received a serious or a fully-sanctioned PGA Tour occasion the earlier season can even ebook their place for Augusta. The identical goes for any participant who achieved a prime 4 end in any of the earlier season’s majors.
Any participant on this planet’s prime 50 the week earlier than the Masters who has not certified by some other measure can even be exempt.
The remainder of the sector is made up of the winners of the newbie recreation’s most distinguished occasions. The Masters is a smaller subject than the opposite three majors, with round 90 gamers often in attendance.
How can I get Masters tickets?
These wanting a golden ticket to look at the Masters might want to apply for a ticket by way of the official channels for the next 12 months.
You possibly can apply for observe day tickets, match tickets or each. Candidates are then entered right into a poll and they’ll discover out if they’ve been profitable in July.
Event day tickets price round £112 plus any delivery or dealing with prices. Foods and drinks on the course is backed and surprisingly good worth with a big imported beer costing lower than £5.