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It’s that one week a year, when we all wish were were in Augusta, Ga. It’s Masters week and it’s a week that focuses on more than just golf.
Here are some fun facts to get your ready for all the action in Augusta.
WalletHub analyzed the Masters from tee to green, collecting interesting fun facts along the way. You can check out our findings in the infographic. Enjoy the action!
The Masters – golf’s first major championship – begins April 6. Are you in the mood for birdies, azaleas and a whole lot of green with WalletHub’s Masters Fun Facts report?
The report breaks down everything from ticket and concession prices to the cost of producing each green jacket and the event’s overall economic impact. We also tapped a panel of PGA professionals for Masters picks and insights on matters such as the future of fantasy golf. You can find a handful of highlights below:
250K – People visit the Augusta, Ga. area each year for Masters festivities
$1,366 – Average resale price for a ticket to the final round of the 2017 Masters (currently the cheapest of the four days)
$4 – Price of a domestic beer at the Masters
620% – Increase in live telecast hours for the Masters from 1956 (2.5 hrs) to 2016 (18 hrs)
$250 – Cost of producing each green jacket
90% – Of the world’s golf carts are made in Georgia
For the complete Masters Tournament Fun Facts report, please visit: https://wallethub.com/blog/masters-facts/2965/ .