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Frequently Asked Questions




What are the dates for the 2020 Masters?


The 2020 Masters Tournament will be played during the week of Monday, April 6 through Sunday, April 12.


How can I get Masters tickets?


Follow this link to apply for 2021: Online Masters practice rounds and daily tournament ticket applications


Note: The Masters Tournament is the only authorized source for Masters tickets.


Tickets may not be bought, sold or handed off within a 2,700 foot boundary around the Augusta National Golf Club.

Read more: Masters ticket seekers must be careful


Future dates:

2021: April 5 - 11
2022: April 4 - 10
2023: April 3 - 9
2024: April 8 - 14

Number of gate entries limited per ticket


A Masters policy that limits the number of gate entries per ticket or badge went into effect in 2017.


Patrons are allowed a maximum of two gate entries per day. 


The policy applies to the Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship final round, the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals, all practice rounds and all tournament days.


Can I play a round of golf at Augusta National or can I go visit the course?


No. Augusta National Golf Club is a private club and is only accessible to club members and their guests. The public may visit the course only during the Masters Tournament and only with the proper ticket or badge.



How can I become a member of Augusta National Golf Club?


Membership at Augusta National Golf Club is by invitation only. There is no application process.


Can I bring children to the tournament?



While there is no specific age restriction for children attending the tournament, guardians are responsible for the behavior of their children. In cases of repeated misbehavior, parents and guardians are subject to removal from the course if young patrons cannot behave in an appropriate manner.


Every person must possess their own ticket to the practice rounds or tournament, regardless of age.


Junior Pass Program explained


The Masters allows accredited patrons to bring a child between the ages of 8 to 16. But there are certain protocols to follow.


According to the club, fans ages 8-16 can attend free when accompanied by an accredited patron (the person whose name appears on the series badge application) ON TOURNAMENT DAYS (Thursday - Sunday). There is a limit of one child per patron.


Note: Series badges are Thursday through Sunday badges. Daily tournament tickets do not qualify for the Junior Pass Program.




The program does not apply to volunteers, employees or business partners who receive or purchase series badges.


Juniors need not be related to the accredited patron to attend.


Juniors must register at the ticket gate; patrons must show driver’s license.


A complimentary pass will be issued to the junior, and it is not transferable.


When will my tickets arrive?


Practice round tickets, daily tournament tickets and tournament series badges are mailed out about five weeks prior to the start of the tournament.


Where can I purchase Masters merchandise?



Masters merchandise can be purchased only from one of the merchandise stands/shops at Augusta National Golf Club and it can be purchased only during the Masters Tournament.


What is the name of the music that CBS uses during Masters Tournament coverage?


Dave Loggins wrote the original score for CBS's coverage of the Masters in 1981. It was re-released by Leeds Music/Patchwork Music ASCAP in 1996 by Don Cherry. The name of the work is "Augusta." Loggins changed a line in the lyrics in 2001 in honor of Tiger Woods.



Well, it's springtime in the valley on Magnolia Lane

It's the Augusta National and the master of the game

Who'll wear that green coat on Sunday afternoon

Who'll walk that eighteenth fairway singing this tune

Augusta... your dogwoods and pines

They play on my mind like a song

Augusta... it's you that I love

And it's you that I'll miss when I'm gone.


It's Watson, Byron Nelson, Demaret, Player and Snead

It's Amen Corner and it's Hogan's perfect swing

It's Sarazen's double eagle at the fifteenth in Thirty-Five

And the spirit of a Tiger that keeps it alive

Augusta... your dogwoods and pines

They play on my mind like a song

Augusta... it's you that I love

And it's you that I'll miss when I'm gone.


It's the legions of Arnie's army and the Golden Bear's throngs

And the wooden-shafted legend of Bobby Jones


Can I have the recipe for the Pimento Cheese spread?



Augusta National keeps the recipe for the pimento cheese spread a secret.


Where can I park?


Parking spaces are available in the parking lots located off Berckmans Road. The parking spaces will be available on a first-come basis. Several handicap parking sections are available.


See the 2019 course/parking map