Money, Milestones & More at Augusta National

It’s a tradition unlike other and the unofficial start of spring for golf fans nationwide. But the beauty of April flowers at Augusta National Golf Club, once a plant nursery, belies the danger lurking for the 94 participants in the 81st Masters Tournament. Plenty of prayers will be made around Amen Corner, to be sure. And we may even see some showers from the eyes of those who overcome and succumb to the pressure alike.


Facts That May Surprise You

Total Members Augusta National = 300
Initiation Fee for Membership = $30,000.00
Reported Annual Dues = $4000.00
Only President Member = Dwight D. Eisenhower
First Year Green Jacket Presented = 1949
Cost of Green Jacket = $250.00
2016 Ticket Sales Revenue $35 Million
Average Price 1 Day Ticket = $1400.00
Average Price 4 Day Pass = $5,250.00
First Year Tickets Sold for Single Days = 2011
Allowed Commercial Time = 4 Min Per Hour
Amount Paid Each Global Sponsor = 5 for $6Million each
Cost of International Broadcast Rights = $25 Million
Impact for one Week Economy Augusta $118 Million

Who is Your Pick for The 2017 Masters?


Jordan Spieth

Here is What Vegas Odds Makers Are Saying

1. Jordan Spieth

3. (tie) Rory McIlroy

3. (tie) Jason Day

5. (tie) Dustin Johnson

5. (tie) Hideki Matsuyama

6. (tie) Bubba Watson

6. (tie) Adam Scott

6. (tie) Justin Thomas

9. (tie) Phil Mickelson

9. (tie) Henrik Stenson

9. (tie) Justin Rose

10. (tie) Patrick Reed

10. (tie) Rickie Fowler


Phil Mickelson

Current World Golf Rankings This Week


World Ranking (owgr.com/ranking)