Tiger Woods had to pay a hefty sum to compete in The Masters, really?

Tiger Woods had to pay a hefty sum to compete in The Masters, really?

World golf legend Tiger Woods (USA) will participate in the world’s most prestigious golf tournament, the Masters Tournament, which will begin tonight (April 11, Vietnam time).

The Masters is a tournament belonging to the major system (the highest system for global golfers, equivalent in nature to the Grand Slam tournament system in tennis).

Similar to the nature of Wimbledon in the Grand Slam system in tennis, The Masters is the most prestigious tournament in the major system.

Because of its extremely important nature, The Masters Tournament brings together most of the world’s biggest golfers

including those who are no longer in peak form such as Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson (both Americans). ).

Even golfers who have left the PGA Tour system (equivalent to the Masters tournament system in tennis), joining the LIV Golf system of Saudi Arabian billionaires, are also invited to participate in the tournament.

The golfers currently competing on LIV Golf, returning to attend the 88th The Masters Tournament in 2024, notably include former world number one Jon Rahm (Spain), or former world number 6 Bryson DeChambeau (USA).
In addition, the tournament also brings together many big stars, including world number one Scottie Scheffler (USA), former world number one Justin Thomas (USA), world number 2 Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland), former world number 2 Collin Morikawa (USA), Viktor Hovland (Norway).

And yet, The Masters 2024 also has the presence of reigning Olympic champion Xander Schauffele (USA), reigning Olympic runner-up Hideki Matsuyama (Japan), former FedEx Cup play-off champion Patrick Cantlay (USA)…

The tournament will take place at Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta city (Georgia state, USA), lasting until dawn on May 15 (Vietnam time).


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