Tickets to the Masters are, by their very nature, elusive.
Though certainly one of the world's best known sporting events and most loved golf tournaments, there's a persistent element of mystery surrounding the Masters.
Augusta National, the cloistered course that hosts the tournament each year, is a real life Brigadoon; an enchanted place with a frozen-in-time feeling, that opens itself for just a few fleeting days a year to the outside world.
The fact that only a select few manage to gain entry during each annual ouverture, makes a visit to the Masters a wildly sought after experience for both golfers and non-golfers alike. Not surprisingly this collective longing has only deepened the mystery... and enhanced the mythology... surrounding the coveted tickets. How then, does one manage to get in?
Since I started writing about golf nearly a decade ago, I've been asked that question more times than I can remember, and to be honest it took me a couple of years of sifting through fact and folklore to arrive at an understanding of the process and its possibilities. So here's the deal. -------> READ MORE ->