Low scores and excitement have been synonymous with the Masters for years, but only 15 players have shot 64 or better in competition. Nick Price and Greg Norman share the Augusta National course record of 9-under 63.
Augusta National and Masters Tournament Chairman Billy Payne said Wednesday the iconic par-5 hole, the site of so many dramatic moments in Masters history, is one of several holes that are being studied.
Coming up with a fun event to attract fans can be a challenge for even the best golf tournaments. It wasn't until 1960 that the Masters came up with an event that has stood the test of time: the Par-3 Contest.
Brandel Chamblee wants to make golf instruction easier. The former PGA Tour player-turned-Golf Channel analyst's book, The Anatomy of Greatness: Lessons from the Best Golf Swings in History, tries to do that by examining the game's top players and discovering what they have in common.
In the tournament's early years, it wasn't cheap or simple to get to Augusta. That began to change when the tournament resumed after World War II. and Gary Player's win in 1961 served as an inspiration.
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