Course guide: A tour of Augusta National
Augusta National is situated in Augusta, Georgia and is one of the most famous golf courses on the planet. It was founded by Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts and the course was designed by Jones and Alistair McKenzie and opened for play in January 1933.
It has hosted the Masters tournament since 1934 and it is played in the first full week of April (Sunday to Sunday).
We take a look at the holes, names and some facts and figures from Augusta National and the Masters tournament.
Augusta National and Masters Facts
- Par: 72
- Length: 7,435 yards
- Front nine length: 3,725 yards
- Back nine length: 3,710 yards
- Course record: Nick Price (1986) and Greg Norman (1996)- 63 (-9)
- Most Masters wins: Jack Nicklaus (6 wins)
- Oldest winner: Jack Nicklaus (46 years 88 days)
- Youngest winner: Tiger Woods (21 years 104 days)
- Lowest tournament score: Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth- 270 (-18)
- Highest winning score: Zach Johnson, Jack Burke Jnr, Sam Snead- 289 (+1)
- Most birdies in a tournament: Jordan Spieth(2015)- 28 birdies
- Most birdies in a round: Anthony Kim (2009)- 11 birdies