87th edition of the iconic Masters Tournament, which is the first of the four Major Championships of golf calendar, will be played from 6th to 9th April at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Unlike other majors, which keep shifting locations, Masters is always played at Augusta National. Widely considered the most prestigious golf tournament, it will have 88 top ranked golfers of the world including former champions vying for the top prize and the symbolic green jacket. Scottie Sheffler is the defending champion at the $15 Million event.
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Woods Plays Practice Round
5-times Masters winner Tiger Woods is slated to play in the 2023 event. 15-times majors winner Woods played a practice round on Monday at the back nine with Tom Kim, previous winner Fred Couples and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland who will be looking to complete career grand slam with a win at Augusta this year. Tiger Woods will attend a media briefing today at Augusta to confirm his participation.