Discover Golf : Vol 13
Image Credit: Andrew Redington / Gett y Images Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and John Harris. 10 The number of Augusta National Golf Club Cabins located on the golf course grounds providing lodging for members and their guests. 1 The number of US presidents to have been a member at Augusta National Golf Club. That distinction belongs to Dwight ‘Ike’ Eisenhower. 1949 The year Sam Snead became the first Masters champion to be awarded the ‘Green Jacket’. 1990 The year Ron Townsend became the first African-American to be admitted as a member of Augusta National Golf Club. 5 The number of years The Masters Tournament was called the ‘Augusta National Invitational’ (1934-1938). 0 The number of amateur golfers who have won The Masters. And the number of entrants to have won the Par-3 Tournament and The Masters in the same year. FEATURE | THE MASTERS 18 1937 The year the tradition of members wearing green jackets began. Jackets were purchased from New York’s Brook Uniform Company.