Nine reasons why Augusta is one of greatest sporting events in the world

Excitement builds as one of the highlights of the golfing calendar kicks off today

7th April, 2016
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Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson putt during the Par 3 contest prior to the start of the 2016 Masters Tournament at Augusta National, Georgia. Pic: Getty

Imagine that the world’s wealthiest and most powerful person invited you over to his house to watch the greatest game you’d ever seen.

That’s what going to the Masters Tournament feels like, only it’s 300 of the world’s wealthiest and most powerful people, and they’ve invited 40,000 guests. (And it costs you a lot of money to go.)

The Masters is a golf tournament that...

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