It’s always one of the biggest talking points ahead of the Augusta showpiece, so we decided to run down the Masters Champions Dinner menus served down the years.

For those that don’t know, each year on Tuesday of Masters week, the past champions of Augusta sit down and enjoy a meal together. The menu is selected and paid for by the previous year’s champion and quite often includes dishes from their  homeland.

The first dinner was arranged by Ben Hogan in 1952 following his win the previous year. The stipulations were that you had to be a past champion, plus Bob Jones and Clifford Roberts, you wore your ‘green coat’ and that you arrived, promptly, at 7.15pm. It would be a chance to “reminisce, swap banter and relax”.

We’ve detailed meals dating back all the way to 1986.

Masters Champions Dinner menus

Patrick Reed, 2019: Rib eye steak, macaroni and cheese, creamed spinach, creamed corn, chicken, salad, seafood

Sergio Garcia, 2018: International salad, lobster rice dish, tres leches cake and ice cream

Danny Willett, 2017: Mini cottage pies, traditional Sunday roast, apple crumble and custard

Jordan Spieth, 2016: Salad, Texas barbecue with BBQ baked beans, bacon and chive potato salad, sautéed green beans, grilled zucchini, roasted yellow squash, Chocolate chip cookie with ice cream

Bubba Watson, 2015: Caesar salad, chicken breast, green beans, mashed potatoes macaroni and cheese, corn, confetti cake and vanilla ice cream

Adam Scott, 2014: Artichoke and arugula salad with calmari, surf and turf, Wagyu beef with lobster, spinach and mashed potatoes, pavlova Anzac biscuit and vanilla sundae

Bubba Watson, 2013: Caesar salad, chicken breast, green beans, mashed potatoes macaroni and cheese, corn, confetti cake and vanilla ice cream

Charl Schwartzel, 2012: Seafood; crabmeat, crab legs, oyster, shrimp, lobster, crabmeat, crab legs, oysters. South African barbecue; steak, sausages, lamb. Vanilla ice cream sundae

Masters Champions Dinner menus

Phil Mickelson, 2011: Paella, machango-topped filet mignon, tortillas, asparagus, salad, apple empanada ice cream

Angel Cabrera, 2010: Asado; chorizo, sausage, ribs, beef filets, mollejas

Trevor Immelman, 2009: Meat pie with egg, sosaties, spinach salad, milk tart

Zach Johnson, 2008: Iowa beef, Florida shrimp

Phil Mickelson, 2007: Chicken, sausage, ribs, pulled pork

Tiger Woods, 2006: Stuffed jalapeno and quesedilla starter, salad, chicken and steak fajitas, rice, apple pie, ice cream

Phil Mickelson, 2005: Lobster ravioli in tomato cream sauce, salad, garlic bread

Mike Weir, 2004: Elk, wild boar, Arctic char

Tiger Woods, 2003: Chicken, porterhouse steak, sushi, sashimi, salads, crab cakes, asparagus, mashed potatoes, chocolate truffle cake

Tiger Woods, 2002: Porterhouse steak, chicken, sushi

Vijay Singh, 2001: Chicken panang curry, tom kah, scallops with garlic sauce, rack of lamb, sea bass with chilli sauce, lychee sorbet

Mark O’Meara, 1999: Sushi, tuna sashimi, chicken and steak fajitas

Tiger Woods, 1998: Cheeseburgers, chicken sandwiches, French fries

Nick Faldo, 1997: Fish and chips, tomato soup

Ben Crenshaw, 1996: Texas barbecue

Jose Maria Olazabal, 1995: Paella and hake, tapas

Bernhard Langer 1994: Turkey, black forest torte

Fred Couples, 1993: Chicken cacciatore

Sandy Lyle, 1989: Haggis, mashed potatoes, mashed turnips

Bernhard Langer, 1986: Wiener schnitzel

So what actually happens at a Masters Champions Dinner? 2008 champion Trevor Immelman takes us behind the scenes

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