Are you thinking of watching the Masters’ Golf Tournament 2020? The most awaited golf championship was supposed to be in April this year but has now been shifted to be held later this year depending upon how the state of the affairs is, due to the novel coronavirus. Irrespective of the circumstance, the world is about to witness one of the classiest sporting events being conducted in its 84th chapter in this new decade.
In this article, we will talk about the venue for the Masters’ Golf Tournament i.e., the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, and what makes it special for golfers from around the world. We will also discuss how the club, though small in size, arranges its competitions every year and the way the golfers are aware of every nook and cranny as they have become accustomed to it, so far. So let us hope on to the next segment to find out all about the Augusta National Golf Club.
What is the Augusta National Golf Club all about?
The Masters’ Golf Tournament 2020 will be held at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. This golf club has been the standard venue since the game’s inception in the year 1958. It is a small field that has been tried and tested by the golfers so far and they have gotten used to playing on it. The usual routine is to pot the 18 holes in the venue in order to get the championship trophy.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the tournament which was earlier scheduled for April will now be held in November. It comprises of three rounds which spans over weeks and every golfer needs to pass through the rounds in order to qualify for the finals. But what makes the Augusta National Golf Club so special that it hosts the tournament every year? Golfers love the destination because of the following reasons,
No golf course is ever created equal. Since 2001, the length of the Augusta National Golf Club’s course has increased and seems to have lengthened over the years. Currently, it stretches over 520 yards, longer than the 2001 course.
The format of the golf courses stretches over four rounds with 18 holes in each round. Every day, a new competition awaits the golfers without any further delays. Even though the Augusta National’s field is comparatively smaller, it is still a valuable favorite.
The Augusta National Golf Club’s field will be filled with events in the PGA Tour. At least 12 contenders from the Masters will be present with the top 4 from the US Open, Open Championship, and also the PGA Championship.
The Masters’ rounds will be held in November 2020, certainly, if things go well. All the four rounds will be conducted back to back, over a span of 4 days. It is impressive to see how the golfers remain entertained every year as the Golf Club tries its best to make the competitions a little tougher, but just the right amount of interest to get the players going.
To Sum Up
It will be exciting to see some of the best golf players in the world compete against each other to win the Masters’ Golf Tournament 2020 title. We cannot wait for more updates to flood our news feeds regarding the event and hope that it commences as schedules, along with the other fascinating sporting events across countries.
Also Read about Time, Date and Venue for Masters 2020 here.