Masters Tournament or The masters or The US Masters is one among the four major championships including US Open, The Open Championship and PGA Championship held every year in the field of golf. All of these championships are men’s major and is held every year usually during the months of April, June and July.
US Master’s Championship
The US Masters championships are usually held during the first week of April every year. Special features of The US Masters Championship is that they are usually held every year at the same location and the championship is organized by private Golf company named Augusta National Golf Club with its main operation in Georgia USA. The club was opened almost before 82 years and is successful in the field of conducting golf tournaments.
Unlike other major championships the players in the game are comparatively lesser as US Master Championship is conducted only as an invitational event by the Golf club that helps in raising funds for other league tours. The tour is an official ticket to entering above mentioned major championship leagues.
The US Masters Championship is famous for the kind of traditions it has been continuously following over the years. The winner in the tournament is awarded a green jacket to symbolic the fact that the winner has now become an honorary member of the club. Winners can be the jacket along during the first year and they are then returned to the club the following year as the club holds the rule that their club members can wear them during their visit. Winners also receive a gold medal and names of the winner every year is engraved on silver Masters Trophy.
Winning the Masters provides golfer a secured career in his life ahead. The champions in the Masters are directly allowed to enter other three championship leagues. They are also entitled for a five year term membership on tours by PGA champions.
The Masters tournament uses the same field for their game and has no qualifying or alternate tournaments. Largely played as an invitational event, invitations are sent out by the club to various golf players who rank in the top 50 world golf rankings. Though past champions were allowed to participate from 2002 onwards the club discourages any past players from participating in the game.
A player who is interested in participating the Master’s tournament needs to satisfy all the criteria set by the club and it is completely at club’s discretion to select candidates from among received applications. Every player who participates the league is presented with an award be it a winner or least scorer.
US Masters 2017 will begin on Thursday, April 6, 2017, and conclude on Sunday, April 9.
Who wins US Masters 2017?
Who do you think will be the next player to wear the green jacket? The Masters has been around since 1934, so you can probably imagine all the money that has been won, and lost, through betting on this very prestigious major professional golf championship. The US Masters is always held in Augusta, Georgia, at the Augusta National Golf Club. This is because it was Bobby Jones, one of the Masters founders, who designed this golf course. The course was made specifically for this championship. It is, by nature, one of the events on the PGA tour were the most is at stake.
Golf Odds for the Masters
The US Masters is the first golf major of the year. Players are invited to play from all across the globe. Those not well-versed in the ability of these players will have to lean heavily on the odds and what the experts have to say. That is why many betting on the Masters do no place wagers on individual players. The ability to bet on “the field” is part of what makes golf betting so popular. Golfer matchups are another betting option that can prove attractive when wagering on the Masters.
Betting Tips for the US Masters
Those who have not been following the game might find themselves at a disadvantage, much like with betting on any type of sport. Many simply go for who they think are the obvious choices, but that can prove to be not such a good idea. It is smart to know which players are coming into the tournament in top condition. It is not always the big names in golf that win the game. Some people get a lot of pleasure out of placing prop bets for the Masters. While prop bets might be loads of fun, they are usually investments that do not pay off very well because their highly unpredictable nature.