The Masters golf tournament is known to be one of the most popular and unique athletic events. It is hosted by the pristine Augusta national golf club since many histories. The Master’s golf tournament was hosted in the year 1943 and now is conducted as an annual tournament by Augusta national golf club.
If you are a golf player, you would love to know about some little unknown master facts that contribute to this mystique and highly prestigious tournament.
The Three Major Facts Of Masters Golf Tournament
Augusta National Had Almost 19 Holes
Traditionally, the golf courses have only 9 or max 18 holes. However, the Augusta national belongs to some second category and has completely built its own category of the golf course. The club founder of the sport gold bobby Jones initially intended to have a 19th goal in its golf course. The main reason behind their intention to put golfers was to win more money through their last ditch. With the 19th envision by Jones, he made it easier for the players to make a shot in uphill of 90 yards. His plan was eventually to scrap and to disturb the view of the 18th hole.
The Map Of Masters Logo Is Geographically Inaccurate
Without any doubt, the map of the official logo masters tournament is meant to represent the United States. However, the proportions have gone completely wrong. As it represents in a way like a map has been drawn by the child who has failed the geography class.
So, the questions come to arise that how does such a prestigious tournament is not concerned with the decorum?
However, many people made different speculated theories in the year. One of the theories that were speculated in the year was its printing technology in the 1930s. Many people stated that the technology was not précised enough to replicate the US continents. And the Augusta National could not be able to give entail details on the map. So the soft-edged and free-hand rendition worked out to give better available tools. Still the original logo is being used till date and the answer is simply explained with many facets of the master tradition.
The Unique & Authentic Masters Green Jacket
The beloved tradition of the master’s tournament was the bequeathing green jacket. The green jacket used to worn out by every new champion wears from the previous year winner’s. The green jacket has resembled itself as one of the most iconic pieces of sports clothing. All due to its customization which is made for the exclusive winners of a golf tournament.
Somehow, in the year 1994, the unsuspecting and lucky golf fans go the jacket. As by coming across a Toronto thrift shop by paying a whopping $5 to take the jacket home. The Augusta national also confirmed that the authenticity of this peace was a big question from the 1950s. The jacket and the lucky thriftier went to sell the jacket at the auction for nearly about $15000 in the year 2018.