Augusta National is a famously exclusive club. Its small private membership isn’t publicly known, let alone publicly accessible. Though the club opens its gates to thousands of fans each year at the Masters to experience the grounds for themselves, there are several areas where non-members are prohibited.
But there’s one room where not even the green coats are usually allowed, unless of course you earned your jacket the hard way, by winning the Masters: the Champions Locker Room.
The Champions Locker Room is reserved for Masters winners of years past. Once you win the tournament, you receive a locker, along with a plaque declaring the years in which you won. And the locker room isn’t just for show. Past champions use the locker room every year at the Masters.
This Sunday, a day that was supposed to witness the final round of the 2020 Masters, Augusta National shared a collection of rare photos showing the Champions Locker Room soon after Tiger Woods’ victory in 2019. The club offering a view of the locker room is a rarity, so the release was noteworthy.
You can check out those photos for yourself below.
If you enjoyed those, then you should definitely check out these historic photos taken in Augusta National locker rooms during past Masters, featuring legends like Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, Tom Watson and more.
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