Second Look: Selected Images from the Masters Files


Second Look: Selected Images from the Masters Files

March 19, 2014

1900sBerckman family members lounge on the porch of their home at Fruitland Nurseries. In 1931 it was purchased as the site of Augusta National G.C.

1935The Augusta National Invitation Tournament's 1935 field.

1930sPatrons enjoy drinks during a cool springtime at Augusta.

1939These players were the first five Masters champions: Horton Smith (1934 and 1936), Byron Nelson (1937), Gene Sarazen (1935), Henry Picard (1938) and Ralph Guldahl (1939).

1939Ralph Guldahl is happy to oblige the ladies with his autograph.

1940sBobby Jones (L) and Ben Hogan (R) sit on a bench while Jimmy Demaret (L) and Byron Nelson (R) stand behind them.

1940sBen Hogan drives off the first tee as Sam Snead and the gallery watches.

1947Gene Sarazen allows a photographer close access for a shot of his putting.

1950sClifford Roberts served as the Chairman of Augusta National for 45 years.

1950sA scoreboard operator follows the action in a secluded spot.

1951Scribes are hard at work inside the press tent.

1956Patrons enjoy a laugh at the concession stand.

1957The Masters float is paraded through downtown Augusta.

1958Cary Middlecoff shoots for the 12th green.

1960Arnold Palmer changes in the clubhouse under a Bobby Jones collage.

1961Jack Nicklaus practices his putting.

1964Ralph Hutchison was the first 18th green announcer in 1947 and continued to work the hole for 21 years. Regarding his red suit, "I just wanted to make sure everyone could spot me," Ralph said.

1965The gallery lines the fairway.

1965The wisteria is in bloom by the clubhouse.

1966A caddie tends to Tommy Jacobs' bag. Jacobs was the runner-up to Jack Nicklaus.

1971Gary Player, Tony Jacklin, Raymond Floyd, and Arnold Palmer played at the 35th Masters.

1973Arnold Palmer arrives at the Masters in a red Cadillac.

1980All lined up: umbrellas and tables.

1988The clubhouse oak tree in all its glory.

1989The clubhouse contains a cedar room full of green jackets.

1989The statue and sundial of Bobby Jones shines in front of the pro shop.

1994This aerial shows Magnolia Lane leading up to a pristine clubhouse.

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