The Masters Tournament is one of the year’s most highly anticipated golf events. It takes place annually at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia and attracts top golfers worldwide.
If you can’t make it out to Georgia, there are many ways to watch the Masters tournament. All the major sports channels will cover the tournament, and we’ll have it playing at Bout Time Pub!
Interesting Facts about Past Tournaments and Winners
The Masters Golf Tournament has a rich history from its inception in 1934. Here are some interesting facts about past tournaments and winners:
The youngest winner of the Masters was Tiger Woods in 1997 at the age of 21. He won by a record-breaking 12 strokes and became the first African-American to win the tournament. He went on to win the tournament five times – and his career isn’t over yet!
The oldest winner of the Masters was Jack Nicklaus in 1986 at 46. He won his sixth green jacket, which is the award given to the tournament winner.
Predictions for Top Contenders in 2023
While it’s always tricky to predict who will come out on top at the Masters, a few golfers will likely be top contenders in 2023. Here are our predictions:
- Jon Rahm: Rahm is currently ranked as the number-one golfer globally and has consistently been one of the top golfers on the PGA Tour.
- Collin Morikawa: Morikawa is a rising star in the golf world and has already won two major championships, including the 2020 PGA Championship.
- Bryson DeChambeau: DeChambeau has become known for his unique approach to the game and has already won a major championship at the 2020 U.S. Open.
- Jordan Spieth: Spieth has had a bit of a slump in recent years, but he’s still a top golfer with three major championships under his belt. He also won the Masters once before, in 2015.
Iconic Masters Moments
The Masters Tournament has produced many memorable moments over the years.
Tiger Woods’ comeback win in 2019: After several years of injury and personal struggles, Woods made an incredible comeback to win the 2019 Masters. It was his fifth win at the tournament and his first major championship in 11 years.
Next, Jack Nicklaus’ historic victory in 1986: At 46, Nicklaus became the oldest winner of the Masters with his sixth green jacket. He also made a landmark charge on the back nine, making birdies on five of the last nine holes.
Finally, Phil Mickelson’s approach shot on the 13th hole in 2010: Mickelson hit an incredible approach shot on the 13th hole in the final round of the 2010 Masters. The shot was so good that it’s now known as “The Shot” and helped Mickelson win his third green jacket.
Tips for Watching the Masters Tournament
For fans who can’t make it to Augusta National, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy the Masters from home. Head to Bout Time Pub for full Masters Tournament coverage, great food, and quality drinks.
Don’t have a week to watch golf? Come see us for the Masters final 4. We’ll have all the TV’s tuned to this iconic tournament. See you soon!