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Golf Australia Express : OTG Express 140 - The Masters
50 Consecutive starts for Arnold Palmer at the Masters. ‘The King’ played right through – no injuries, no illness – and teed it up every year from 1955 to 2004. 4Masters champions to have won from wire-to-wire. Craig Wood (1941), Arnold Palmer (1960) and Jack Nicklaus (1972), while the last player to do it was Ray Floyd in 1976. 71.91The best career scoring average of all players who've played more than 100 Masters rounds. That honour goes to '92 champion Fred Couples. 20 Record for the Wednesday Par-3 Contest belonging to Art Wall (1965) and Gay Brewer (1973). No player has ever won the Par-3 Contest and Masters in the same year. 12 Top-3 Masters finishes for Jack Nicklaus. The Golden Bear won six, finished second four times (a record) and added a pair of third place finishes. Number of years separating Jack Nicklaus’ first Masters win (1963) from his sixth and final one in 1986. 23 93 Age of the oldest living Masters champion, Doug Ford. The American won in 1957 when he charged past Sam Snead with a closing round of 66. The hole rated the hardest at Augusta. The 495-yard par-4 has a scoring average of 4.31 taken from all scores in all Masters rounds played since 1934. 10 Golfers have been honorary starters at the Masters. Jock Hutchison, Fred McLeod, Gene Sarazen, Byron Nelson, Ken Venturi, Sam Snead, Palmer, Nicklaus & Gary Player. That’s the change you will get from $5 when you buy two of Augusta’s famous Pimento cheese sandwiches ($1.50 each) and wash them down with a fresh brewed iced tea ($1.50). Aces made at Augusta National’s shortest hole, the treacherous 12th known as Golden Bell, during the Masters. The last one, and the only one caught by TV cameras, was in 1988 by Curtis Strange. 3 NO.1 Men's World Rankings US Money List LPGA Money List Presidents Cup LET Money List Women's Rankings the numb3rs 9 50c Rankings SHOTS OF THE WEEK from Shell Houston Open REED ALL ABOUT IT: The Ace Race FRINGE DWELLER: Spieth's 41-foot bomb HAPPY HENLEY: Rare birdie at 18 PERFECT PITCH: Reifers smokin' it
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OTG Express 141 - Masters Wrap