Masters 2019: What you need to know!

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Augusta is happy to be home of the Masters, and we want to be sure everyone headed to Augusta National Golf Course is prepared for a day of fun.

If this is your first time as a patron at the Masters, there's plenty of things to know before heading beyond the gates of Augusta National. If you've been inside before, a few things have changed.

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Patron Information
Re-Entry: Tickets will be limited to a total of 2 entries per day on the course.

Gates open at 8:00 a.m. every day of practice and play, and close 30 minutes after the end of play.

Real-time traffic and parking information will be available on the WRDW News mobile app, as well as 580 AM radio.
Directions to Augusta National -- From ATLANTA, take I-20 East toward Augusta and follow appropriate traffic and parking signs. From COLUMBIA, take I-20 West toward Augusta.
Free Masters parking is available on a first come, first served basis at Augusta National Golf Club. Click HERE for more information.
You can check out the FULL Masters traffic plan by clicking here.

Prohibited Items:
Electronic devices (cell phones, laptops, tablets, etc.)
Radios / portable television
Weapons of any kind (regardless of permit)
Flags / banners / signs
Cameras (allowed during Drive, Chip and Putt and practice rounds)
Chair / seats with pointed ends or arms
Food or beverage (coolers)
Golf shoes with metal spikes
Ladders / periscopes / selfie sticks
Backpacks / bags and purses larger than 10”x10”x12”

Autographs: Augusta National Golf Club - "For everyone’s safety and protection, there will be a NO AUTOGRAPH POLICY enforced on the golf course for the practice and Tournament days. Autograph seeking is only allowed around the Practice Range. It is expected that all parties (patrons, press, players, etc.) will comply."

Tournament Information
Where to watch: You can catch all the behind-the-scenes coverage around Augusta right here on News 12 NBC 26, but to watch live from the course at home, tune in to CBS Sports Network (Monday - Sunday), ESPN (Thursday - Sunday), or CBS (Sunday) at the following times:
MONDAY Practice: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
TUESDAY Practice: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
WEDNESDAY Par 3 Competition: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
THURSDAY Tournament Day: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., ESPN 3:00 -7:00 p.m.
FRIDAY Tournament Day: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., ESPN 3:00 -7:00 p.m.
SATURDAY Tournament Day: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., ESPN 3:00 -7:00 p.m.
SUNDAY Final Day: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., CBS 2:00 -7:00 p.m.

Players (Courtesy - The highlighted golfers are former Masters champions.

  • Kiradech Aphibarnat

  • Lucas Bjerregaard

  • Devon Bling - Amateur

  • Keegan Bradley

  • Angel Cabrera

  • Rafael Cabrera Bello

  • Patrick Cantlay

  • Paul Casey

  • Stewart Cink

  • Fred Couples

  • Jason Day

  • Byson DeChambeau

  • Tony Finau

  • Matthew Fitzpatrick

  • Tommy Fleetwood

  • Rickie Fowler

  • Sergio Garcia

  • Brandon Grace

  • Emiliano Grillo

  • Justin Harding

  • Tyrrell Hatton

  • Charley Hoffman

  • J.B. Holmes

  • Billy Horschel

  • Viktor Hovland - Amateur

  • Charles Howell III

  • Shugo Imahira

  • Trevor Immelman

  • Dustin Johnson

  • Zach Johnson

  • Takumi Kanaya - Amateur

  • Martin Kaymer

  • Michael Kim

  • Si Woo Kim

  • Kevin Kisner

  • Patton Kizzire

  • Satoshi Kodaira

  • Brooks Koepa

  • Matt Kuchar

  • Andrew Landry

  • Bernhard Langer

  • Marc Leishman

  • Haotong Li

  • Adam Long

  • Shane Lowry

  • Sandy Lyle

  • Hideki Matsuyama

  • Rory McIlroy

  • Phil Mickelson

  • Keith Mitchell

  • Larry Mize

  • Francesco Molinari

  • Kevin Na

  • Alex Noren

  • Kevin O'Connell - Amateur

  • Jose Maria Olazabal

  • Thorbjorn Olesen

  • Louis Oosthuizen

  • Alvaro Ortiz - Amatuer

  • Eddie Pepperell

  • Ian Poulter

  • John Rahm

  • Jovan Rebula - Amateur

  • Patrick Reed

  • Justin Rose

  • Xander Schauffele

  • Charl Schwartzel

  • Adam Scott

  • Webb Simpson

  • Vijay Singh

  • Cameron Smith

  • Brandt Snedeker

  • Jordan Spieth

  • Kyle Stanley

  • Henrik Stenson

  • Justin Thomas

  • Kevin Tway

  • Jimmy Walker

  • Matt Wallace

  • Bubba Watson

  • Mike Weir

  • Danny Willett

  • Aaron Wise

  • Gary Woodland

  • Tiger Woods

  • Ian Woosnam

From all of us here at News 12 NBC 26, welcome to the Garden City and happy Masters week!