The Masters

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Byron Nelson Was A Jersey Boy

American Boy: Nelson on his lunch break at Ridgewood

A head pro with a sharp eye, George Jacobus, spotted young Byron Nelson at Augusta National, scouting out job offers. What came next were the Texan’s all-important New Jersey Years, a pair of seasons in the mid-1930s when Nelson’s protean talents were first proven.


Something You Didn’t Know about The Masters

A videocassette of 1986 Masters highlights was first available the year of Jack's final triumph

Until 1986, and perhaps the greatest Masters ever, Augusta National Golf Club had no mass outlet for its Masters “movie,” a huge-budget highlight film produced to Hollywood standards and seen only by a few Boy Scouts and Rotarians.